Clinical Supply Integration Insights

Supply and value analysis managers have been challenged with providing evidence to show where clinical departments’ supply costs are running over. Normally, when the supply cost overrun is brought to the clinical department managers’ attention in the form of spend totals, their first reaction is that patient volumes or acuity was high for the period. That is where the conversation usually ends and that is where huge dollars are tied up in your hospital’s supply chain. What our empirical experience has shown us is that there are three ways to have more effective clinical supply integration insights for your clinical departments so that they will be encouraged to change their behavior as follows: