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is it the end of the road for erp (as we know it)?

Posted By: Ashok Muttin | Date: September 19, 2014

Has there ever been an industry as addicted to price benchmarking as the healthcare supply chain? The argument goes that if the supply chain spend is in the top right quartile with reference to their peers then they are doing extremely well. This is usually supported by very large XL sheets, power point presentations, and dash boards provided by consulting partners, benchmark data providers, and GPOs. More than 85% of the providers claim that they are perfect and that everything is in order and hence no need to look at other ways of reducing the cost.

Healthcare supply chain amazoned

Posted By: Ashok Muttin | Date: November 22, 2016

predicted in Feb 2015 that Amazon is quietly putting together the foundation necessary to disrupt the healthcare supply chain (that’s the only reason Amazon enters an industry). What is the motivation for Amazon to target the healthcare industry? When we look at all those industries that Amazon has already disrupted, they all have some or all of the following in common:

Streamlining non-acute care purchasing-SupplyCopia way.

Posted By: Ashok Muttin | Date: November 22, 2016

The majority of healthcare systems, IDNs and healthcare coalitions are managing acute care and non-acute care as independent operations and processes. Since more and more care is being provided at non-acute care facilities, supply chain spend at these centers is increasing and so is leakage. These centers lack sophisticated, easy to use infrastructure for their purchasing process and value analysis. Reasons for managing these processes vary but can be summarized as below:

Looking for data-driven innovation for your healthcare supply chain?

Posted By: Ashok Muttin | Date: November 8, 2016

The majority of healthcare systems, IDNs and healthcare coalitions are managing acute care and non-acute care as independent operations and processes. Since more and more care is being provided at non-acute care facilities, supply chain spend at these centers is increasing and so is leakage. These centers lack sophisticated, easy to use infrastructure for their purchasing process and value analysis. Reasons for managing these processes vary but can be summarized as below: