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22/07/14

Supply Chain Visibility at Becker’s Annual Meeting

The recent Becker’s Hospital Review Annual meeting in Chicago was invigorating and thought-provoking, with many presentations from CEOs of many leading healthcare systems. I wanted to share an overview of three breakout sessions that spoke specifically to Healthcare Supply Chain. Continue reading this blog entry on our parent company’s website by clicking here

03/04/14

The 4 Weakest Links in Almost Every Hospital Supply Chain

We all know the adage ‘the supply chain is about having the right supplies in the right place at the right time’, but in order to achieve this, there are certain common assumptions that we must all be sure to avoid. When a hospital is performing well, it requires a healthy supply chain to support [...]

27/03/14

What is Lean Automation?

  What is Lean Automation? Mix in one part methodology, one part technology, and a dash of that industrial flavor The term Lean Automation, or variations thereof, such as Lean Technology, Automated Lean or e-Lean, has been lauded as an overdue facelift to the 1950s era ‘Lean’ in the manufacturing industry. Each term on its own, ‘Lean’ [...]

25/03/14

Protected: Is GS1 Just a Passing Trend?

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