On Our Minds

Both Patients and Hospitals Are Put at Risk with Poor Recall Management

February 26, 2024

In response to a formal request on December 13, 2023 from Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Richard Blumenthal, D.-Conn, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) is launching a probe into the…

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Four Takeaways about the Potential for AI in the Healthcare Supply Chain

January 4, 2024

There are legitimate concerns about the future of AI in our lives, and the debate rages on about how scared or excited we should be. But regardless of how we…

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How Technology Bridges Clinical and Supply Chain Areas in Hospitals

November 14, 2023

Typically, hospitals have been quite good at adopting technologies that help them provide better patient care, such as cutting-edge surgical equipment and patient check-in, appointment scheduling, and telehealth systems, to…

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The Human Side of Automated Inventory Management Technology

October 4, 2023

A recent article in Becker’s Hospital Review offers opinions from 51 hospital execs around the country about how technology and automation can solve some of their most pressing issues. The…

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How to Achieve Meaningful Interoperability When It Comes to Critical Supply Chain Data

July 18, 2023

According to HIMSS, interoperability “is the ability of different information systems, devices and applications (systems) to access, exchange, integrate and cooperatively use data in a coordinated manner, within and across…

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How an Accurate Item Master Ensures Revenue Integrity and Prevents Provider Burnout

May 20, 2023

There are numerous challenges facing U.S. hospitals and health systems today that are now widelyacknowledged and discussed, such as the high cost of care, healthcare access inequities, persistentsupply chain problems,…

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