Executive Briefings

Saving Lives Through Supply Chain Innovation

Increased cost pressures from healthcare reform and rapidly rising material costs are two factors driving healthcare organizations to give greater priority to their supply chains. Most important, however, is the contribution supply chain management can make to patient safety. John Black explains how ROI, the award-winning supply chain division of Sisters of Mercy Healthcare System, initiated innovative programs across facilities in four states to save money and lives. [Run Time (Min:) 10:32]

Increased cost pressures from healthcare reform and rapidly rising material costs are two factors driving healthcare organizations to give greater priority to their supply chains. Most important, however, is the contribution supply chain management can make to patient safety. John Black explains how ROI, the award-winning supply chain division of Sisters of Mercy Healthcare System, initiated innovative programs across facilities in four states to save money and lives. [Run Time (Min:) 10:32]