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The power of RAIN RFID for automating the healthcare supply chain

September 23, 2020

In a recent article in Healthcare Purchasing News, “Demand planning and forecasting: healthcare’s time has come,” the author Karen Conway opines that as a result of COVID-19 and PPE shortages,…

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Making the Promise of UDI a Reality

June 12, 2020

In a recent Fortune article, “Medical devices are nearly impossible for patients to track. Can these companies finally fix that?” the author discusses how difficult it is to track recalled…

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How COVID-19 has changed forever how we think about the healthcare supply chain

April 30, 2020

The world’s supply chains have been tested during the COVID-19 pandemic in ways that we did not think possible – exposing flaws, vulnerabilities, and dangers that result from relying too…

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Waste not, want not

October 7, 2019

In a recent article in Fortune magazine, “If Hospitals Made Efforts to Go Green, Health Care Costs Would Go Down,” authors Thiel and Whelan put a much needed spotlight on…

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A doctor's desk with computers, piles of papers and a stethoscope. The doctor has a sheet of paper on clipboard they are about to write on for their presentation on Supply Chain Optimization.

VUEMED and Loma Linda University Medical Center’s co-presentation at AHRMM19 on Supply Chain Optimization

August 16, 2019

VUEMED and Loma Linda University Medical Center co-present at AHRMM19 on how to achieve hospital supply chain optimization using smart KPIs, UDI data capture solutions, and supply forecasting  

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KPIs that Achieve Supply Optimization & Rein in Costs

July 16, 2019

Why smart Key Performance Indicators are needed Medical devices and supplies represent the second highest expense, after labor costs, in hospitals’ specialty procedure or interventional areas, and can constitute as…

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