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Focus on Value Based Care Leads to Scrutiny of Supply Chain Management

By Truven Staff/Wednesday, September 7, 2016

The shift to value based care continues to move risk from healthcare payers to healthcare providers, through contracts increasingly based on population health outcomes.  As hospitals and health systems take on more and more of this risk, they are examining all aspects of how to improve the efficiency of their clinical and financial operations.  

In this RevCycle Intelligence article, CEO Laura Easton describes how Caldwell UNC Healthcare, working with Simpler Consulting, a Truven Health company, implemented Lean supply chain management strategies to save 2.62 million dollars through increased efficiency, productivity and reduced waste:  http://www.truven.info/j9R4N

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