Demystifying RFID: Its Time Is Now

For many years, VUEMED has been advocating for the application of RFID technology in hospitals to manage their clinical inventory and supply chain. Although not all of our customers are quite ready yet for its implementation, the future of RFID in healthcare is here. RFID should no longer be seen as some type of outlier…

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How Data Analytics Bring Supply Chain Excellence to Hospitals

Over the past few years, we’ve witnessed a shift in the healthcare supply chain industry regarding the importance placed on data analytics – not only for cutting costs and boosting revenue, but also for increasing efficiency and clinician satisfaction, as well as improving patient care and safety. Although it’s widely known that data is essential…

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Four Healthcare Supply Chain Trends in 2022

Here at VUEMED we have high hopes for the healthcare supply chain in 2022. Although some people may feel that the industry hasn’t changed much (despite strong expectations), others are clearly seeing positive developments in the areas of resilience and contingency planning, data analytics and a “migration to digitalization.” Personally, after more than 15 years working…

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How to cut greenhouse gas emissions in health care

At the recent U.N. Climate Change Summit (COP26), more than 40 countries, including the United States, pledged to cut greenhouse gas emissions across their health systems. According to the NY Times, the healthcare sector accounts for nearly 5 percent of global carbon dioxide emissions: “If it were a country, it would be the fifth largest emitter.” Globally, the…

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