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Please also review our Healthcare Case Management Certification

The article, How hospitals can turn cost-cutting drives into an advantage, by Rich Weissman states,

“Many of the registered nurses who walk into my class do so with trepidation and nervousness. They may be participants of a graduate nursing program for administrators, educators and practitioners, but most have never taken a business course. Healthcare, to them, is the art and science of patient care – not a business.

But the reality of healthcare management is far different, and perhaps that’s why my course is a required one. In my class – called Managing Operations, Finance and Risk – the students are exposed to common business themes such as logistics, inventory management, staffing, process management, return on investment and risk. For their final project, they must review a clinical process, map its current state and recommend changes to make it more efficient, cost effective and patient centric.

At the end of the day, the patient-focused supply chain runs like most others. There is a focus on customer service, process improvement, strong relationships, communication and cost management.

Healthcare may be unique in its patient-centric focus, but the fundamentals of supply chains remain the same regardless of the industry. Below, a few strategies taken from the retail, manufacturing and service industries that can help turn cost-cutting drives into a competitive advantage:”

 

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