DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Health System Supply Chain Strategies: Insights From IDN Executives" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
Health System Supply Chain Strategies takes an in-depth look at how supply chain models are evolving. Gain insight on how healthcare distribution is poised for growth.
Health system supply chains are rising to the challenge of reducing costs while improving the quality of care. The author of this research recently surveyed 171 integrated delivery network (IDN) executives to learn how systems will approach supply chain strategy over the coming years.
Nearly all systems continue to depend on their partnership with healthcare distributors to reduce costs, and many plan to expand that partnership.
- 90% of systems use a prime vendor distributor to acquire medical-surgical supplies.
- 73% obtain all or most medical-surgical supplies from distributors
- 40% of systems plan to increase the role medical-surgical distribution plays in their supply chain.
Distributor expertise and business partnership are highly valued by supply chain executives. 88% are satisfied with their prime vendor distributor. Executives say customer focus, responsive logistical support, and cost-savings are the biggest drivers of loyalty to their distributor partners.
- 90 % of systems use a prime vendor distributor to acquire medical-surgical supplies
- 40% of systems plan to increase the role medical-surgical distribution plays in their supply chain
- Healthcare systems plan to increase the number of products purchased through distribution
Key Topics Covered:
1. Hospitals and Health Systems Rely on Medical-Surgical Distribution
2. Distributors' Role in Supply Chain Support will Increase in the Future
3. Executives Will Rely on Distributors for Expertise, Additional Product Volume
4. Few Systems Plan on Investing in New Supply Chain Facilities
5. CSCs Perform Multiple Functions
6. Distributors Streamline Procurement of Medical-Surgical Supplies
7. Supply Chain Executives Value Customer Focus
8. Partnership Approach Drives Customer Loyalty
9. A Majority of Systems Purchase Only Select Items Direct
10. Cost Reduction Primary Motivation for Supply Chain Executives
11. Most Systems Include PPI in Their Supply Budgets
12. Local Contracting is Substantial
13. About the Research
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