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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Vendor contract management practices: U.S. vs. Australia

On a recent business trip to Australia visiting public and private hospitals, I noticed some major differences from the U.S. in how contracts between hospitals and vendors are managed. Vendor contract management is a notoriously sore issue for U.S. hospitals where vendors negotiate inconsistent terms – for prices, par levels, and consignment agreements – not […]

March 29, 2012

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