IDN Summit and Reverse Expo
2012 Fall IDN Summit Market Research Report:
Decision Making in the Patient-Centric Supply Chain
The survey was developed to gain a better understanding of how the focus on patient experience is impacting supply chain decision-making. We also hoped to gauge how the emphasis on patient care and safety is impacting business relationships and what outcomes can be identified when the patient experience becomes part of the supply chain decision-making process. Read more.
2012 Spring IDN Summit Market Research Report:
The Evolving Supply Chain Relationship
Declining reimbursements have given rise to a sense of urgency in achieving greater cost effectiveness within the supply chain without sacrificing quality of patient care. How has this need impacted the way healthcare supply chain executives interact with suppliers? Read more.
2011 Fall IDN Summit Market Research Report:
In an Era of Change, the Healthcare Payment System Focuses on Value
For the supply chain, payment changes will lead to tighter controls on high-cost purchases, greater reliance on clinical evidence in decision-making, better use of materials management information systems and standardization of supplies across clinical departments. Read more.
2011 Spring IDN Summit Market Research Report:
Implementing Healthcare Reform: The Devil's in the Details
Respondents see the advantages of many of the health system changes under reform, even as they fear some of the potential financial ramifications. And yet, it is that very same financial pressure on healthcare today that will enhance the role of the supply chain department in helping to achieve many of the goals of health reform: a leaner, more productive, cost-efficient and higher-quality system of care. Read more.
2010 Fall IDN Summit Market Research Report:
Health Reform and the Supply Chain
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 will affect nearly every aspect of the U.S. healthcare delivery system. While many provisions of the law roll out incrementally over a period of several years, taken together, they will push providers to collaborate more than ever before as they focus intensely on the quality, efficiency and safety of patient care. Read more.
2010 Spring IDN Summit Market Research Report:
The Healthcare Supply Chain Survey
At a time when healthcare reform, declining reimbursement from both public and private payers, and a prolonged economic downturn are putting healthcare providers under intense pressure to achieve new cost efficiencies, the healthcare supply chain is a source of both hope and concern. This is an opportune time, then, to present the first independent snapshot of the healthcare supply chain. Read more.