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Customer Spotlight on Logi-D
iNTERFACEWARE, May 2014
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5 ways the healthcare industry is implementing RFID technology
MedCity News, December 2013
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Logi-D 2BIN-iD Supply Replenishment Platform Implemented at CCH
OHA Today, October 2013
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RFID and the hospital replenishment process
Emerald Publishing Group, March 2011
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Best Practices and Innovative Technology Used in the Industrial Sector Generate Substantial Improvements to the Hospital Supply Chain
Supply Chain Strategies & Solutions, Vol.6, No.6
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Automating inventory management. An innovative approach to improving operating room supply chain performance: the CHUM case.
Healthcare Purchasing News, February 2013
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Automation of inventory management. An innovative method for improved performance in the OR. The CHUM case study.
(Original title: Automatisation de la gestion des stocks. Une méthode innovante pour une meilleure performance au bloc opératoire. Le cas du Chum)
January 9, 2013
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Why two bins are better than par
Canadian Healthcare Manager, Winter 2011
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RFID-enabled traceability system for consignment and high value products: A case study in the healthcare sector
Journal of Medical Systems, Published on-line: November 22, 2011
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Look to product makers for process shakers – World class manufacturing techniques can improve hospital service levels, operating margins
Healthcare Purchasing News, September 2011, Vol. 35, No. 9, p. 60
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The healthcare sector: a need for continuous improvement
(Original title: Secteur de la santé : pour une démarche d’amélioration continue) 
La Presse, Economy section, May 31, 2011
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Mastering inventory basics bolsters C-suite credibility
Healthcare Purchasing News, June 2011, Vol. 35, No. 6, p. 10 
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Give your OR an industrial flavor. Technology can improve operations, help manage variability 
Healthcare Purchasing News, March 2011, Vol. 34, No. 3, p. 68
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Redesigning the replenishment process of medical supplies in hospitals with RFID
Business Process Management Journal, 2010, vol. 16, no 6, p. 991

Managing inventory in sight, onsite, off-site and out-of-sight
Healthcare Purchasing News, June 2010, Vol. 34, No. 6, p. 10 
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Supply chain process in ORs can be improved using industrial practices 
Canadian Healthcare Technology, May 2010, Vol. 15, No. 4, p. 13
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No need to apply the brakes; the Quebec healthcare network should continue to follow the Toyota model, despite the company’s problems 
(Original title: N’appliquons pas les freins, le réseau québécois de la santé doit continuer de s’inspirer du modèle Toyota malgré ses mésaventures)
La Presse, February 16, 2010, p. A25
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Two-bin RFID: Taking a lean approach to healthcare supply management
Canadian Healthcare Technology, February 2010, Vol. 15, No. 1, p. 14
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Looking forward to smarter storage systems
Healthcare Purchasing News, September 2009, Vol. 33 No. 9, p. 12
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Boxed in by moving boxes? Experts spotlight success strategies
Healthcare Purchasing News, June 2009, Vol. 33 No. 6, p. 56
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The product-procedure matrix: from factory to supply chain
(Original title: La matrice produit-procédé : de l’usine à la chaîne logistique)
Logistique & Management, 2008, Vol. 16, No. 1, p. 23

From scientific management to supply chain management: 100 years of managing operations, production and logistics
(Original title : De l’organisation scientifique du travail à la gestion de la chaîne d’approvisionnement : les 100 ans de la gestion des opérations, de la production et de la logistique) 
Gestion, 2007, Vol. 32, No. 3, p. 52

The two bin replenishment system to manage common drugs at Hôpital Laval 
(Original title : Le système de double casier pour gérer les médicaments au commun à l’Hôpital Laval)
PharmATP, 2006, p.7

Collaborating on the supply chain: where do we stand? 
(Original title : Collaborer dans la chaîne logistique: où en sommes-nous ? 
Gestion, 2006, Vol. 31, No. 3, p. 70

Hospital logistics: a response to the challenges faced by healthcare systems in Central Europe and Asia
(Original title: La logistique hospitalière : une réponse aux défis des systèmes de santé des pays de l’Europe centrale et orientale)
Health Economics and Management, 2006, Vol. 1, No. 19, p. 3

The typology of drug distribution systems 
(Original title: Typologie des systèmes de distribution de médicaments) 
Gestions hospitalières, 2006, No. 197, p. 799

The chain… it’s like a story 
(Original title: La chaîne… c’est comme une histoire)
Logistique & Management, 2005, Vol. 13, No. 1, p. 3

How logistics can service healthcare
Supply Chain Forum, September 2005, Vol. 5, No. 2, p. 24

Hospital logistics: two countries, two realities
(Original title: Logistique hospitalière : deux pays – deux réalités) 
Gestion, 2002, Vol. 27, No. 3, p. 91

Hybrid stockless  - A case study: lessons for healthcare supply chain integration
International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 2002, Vol. 22, No. 4, p. 412

Hospital logistics: a cure for the healthcare system? 
(Original title : Logistique hospitalière : un remède aux maux du secteur de la santé ?)
Gestion, 2002, Vol. 26, No. 4, p. 34

Patient ward replenishment systems: organizational implications 
(Original title : Systèmes de réapprovisionnement des unités de soins: description et implications organisationnelles) 
Logistique & Management, 2001, Vol. 9, No. 2, p. 43

Point of care logistics
Supply Chain Forum 2001, Vol. 2, No. 1, p. 26

Managing OR stock more efficiently through the scheduling of surgeries 
(Original title: Gérer plus efficacement les stocks du bloc opératoire à partir de la programmation des interventions chirurgicales) 
Gestions hospitalières, 2001, No. 405, p. 259

Comparative study of CLSC medical supply replenishment: the ABCs of the approach taken 
(Original title: Étude comparative des pratiques de réapprovisionnement de fournitures médicales en CLSC: l’abc de la démarche poursuivie) 
Gestion, 2001, Vol. 26, No. 1

 

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Triax System in the OR
Annual Report 2010-2011 – Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec (Quebec Heart and Lung Institute), p.25
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RFID Helps Hôtel-Dieu d’Amos Replenish Consumables: The Quebec hospital is using a system with passive HF RFID tags linked to specific medical supplies to request replenishment of those items.
RFID Journal, Aug. 11, 2011
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Using RFID to Improve Hospital Supply Chain Management for High Value and Consignment Items
Ygal Bendavid & Harold Boeck
Procedia Computer Science, 2011, Vol. 5, p. 849 
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