Health Care Supply Chain Management available in Paperback
Supplies currently account for up to 45% of a healthcare organization's annual operating expense. The supply chain ensures that the technology of care is available to the health care professional at the right time, at the right place and in sufficient quantity and quality for superior health outcomes for patients within the health system. As such, a clear understanding of the workings of the healthcare supply chain is vital to successful healthcare management today.
Health Care Supply Chain Management examines supply chain management within the unique context of healthcare services delivery. The authors, with over 60 years combined experience in healthcare administration, supply chain, and academia, examine the critical topics of sourcing, logistics, security and compliance, purchasing, storage and inventory management, distribution, vendor management, as well as future challenges in health care.
Students of health administration, public administration, public health, nursing and other allied health professions will learn the most current and effective methods for the management of the supply chain that will contribute to success in the delivery and financing of healthcare services.
• Offers an overview of the elements of the healthcare supply chain
• Examines both the operational and the strategic aspects of supply chain management
• Includes a discussion of the integration of the supply chain with the clinical delivery of care
• Provides a sound basis of knowledge for students so that healthcare supply chain improvements can be achieved for the mutual benefit of the healthcare industry
|Publisher:||Jones & Bartlett Learning|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Professor and Chair of Health Care Policy, Economics and Management, School of Community and Rural Health, University of Texas Health Science Center Northeast, Tyler, Texas
Director, Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Georgia College & State University
Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University
Table of Contents
A HeadAbout the Authors Foreword Introduction Chapter1 The Healthcare Supply Chain Chapter2 Acquiring Chapter3 Moving, Storing, and Dispensing Chapter4 Dispensing at Points of Care, Security and Compliance in the Supply Chain Chapter5 Informing: Information Systems in the Healthcare Supply Chain Chapter6 Operations of Acquiring Chapter7 Operations of Storing: Storage and Inventory Management Chapter8 Operations of Dispensing: Distribution to Points of Care Chapter9 Leading the Healthcare Supply Chain Chapter10 Building a Culture of Healthcare Supply Chain Excellence: Leading, Planning, Managing, Deciding, and Learning Chapter11 Measuring Compatibility Gaps in Relationships and Business Models That Influence Strategy Chapter12 Lessons To Transform Healthcare Contract Performance: Transaction Cost Economics Chapter13 The Health Leader, Information, Decisions and Creating a Knowledge Culture in the Supply Chain: The 4 Ps of Health Analytics Adoption Chapter14 A Synthesis of Healthcare Supply Chain Value