It was the worst of times for U.S./Mexico healthcare. Can demand-driven logistics make it the best of times?
As hospitals begin transforming to adapt to new healthcare initiatives, they are easing the pain by restructuring and streamlining supply chain operations.
Hospitals can cut costs by improving supply chain operations, inventory control, and transportation management.
SilverStaff, a medical testing lab, used a Web-based portal to improve shipment visibility of inbound specimens.
Many healthcare companies are investigating ways to consolidate and trim expenses in logistics and supply chain.
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Nonprofit organization MedShare distributes recovered medical supplies to the places of greatest need.
A precise temperature-controlled packing and shipping procedure helps Advanced BioHealing ensure its biomedical product's safety and integrity.
Linking bar-coded pharmaceuticals and electronic patient records using Zebra Technologies solutions helps the Sisters of Mercy Health System streamline supply chain operations.