clinical intelligence for supply chain leadership


Standardize globally, change locally

The Scan4Safety program, driven by the NHS to improve patient safety, delivers significant operational and financial benefits as well.

Amidst political turmoil, value is a bipartisan standard

To listen to politicians, you would think that there is nothing that Republicans and Democrats can agree upon regarding healthcare. The Trump campaign website...

Enterprise labeling: Multi-modal model for modern supply chains?

Affixing the word “enterprise” as a modifier before any operation or task should help someone understand the operational expectations of the initiative at least,...

Enterprise labeling can be a trek worth taking

Enterprise labeling can be a trek worth taking Enterprise labeling UDI in disguise or wasteful enterprise? Where to start enterprise labeling — locations and products Enterprise labeling...

Standards debunk the “uniqueness” of healthcare

In my line of work, I have the distinct honor to meet and work with healthcare organizations from around the world. I use the...

HTG focuses on cross-industry problem solving

Six years ago, five of the most notable names in healthcare delivery — Geisinger Health System, Intermountain Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente, Mayo Clinic and Mercy...

Sourcing for quality demands standards

What if making sourcing decisions in healthcare were more like buying a new car or major appliance, with a Consumer Reports-like service to provide data...

Standard Reality: How a Canadian effort can teach the world

Imagine you are a healthcare system interested in adopting GS1 standards – where do you start? That’s the question that Alberta Health Services (AHS)...

Item data: It’s not just for supply chain anymore

Submit your questions email: editor@hpnonline.com phone: (941) 927-9345 ext. 202 For years, the prevailing opinion by high-performing organizations was to limit the product data held in item...

UDI adoption: It takes a community

Healthcare is a complex system, made up of many different disciplines and organizations, usually focusing on their individual pieces of the puzzle. Members of...
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