2018 Hospital And Health System Provider Survey
Health systems are expanding their community footprints. As they grow, they are evaluating how to approach non-acute supply chain, and dealing with issues such as delivery to offsite locations, value analysis, standardization, and technology integration. This report describes the level of integration that exists between non-acute and acute settings, and what factors drive health system supply chain decision making.
- 68% of health systems have plans to build, remodel, or acquire facilities across the continuum of care
- Cost-containment is the leading challenge supply chain executives face, and they are looking to distributors to provide them with solutions that reduce costs while streamlining supply chain operations.