Everybody Wins: Hospital Supply Chain Partnerships with Significant Returns
Wednesday, April 27, 2016: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Accreditations: AHRMM, NASBA, ACHE
This presentation will describe how Denver Health has engaged several key suppliers to closely integrate for mutual long-term benefit. This includes sharing information, as well as risks and rewards. All require a clear understanding of expectations, open communication and information exchange, mutual trust and a common direction for the future. The ultimate goal of the partnerships is to improve quality and reduce waste within both organizations.
After attending this session, participants will be able to:
* Understand benefits gained from their supplier partnerships
* Describe tangible measures such as cost savings, improved quality, reduced number of inventory items and fewer invoice/billing problems
* List the intangible benefits such as increased trust and confidence