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Healthcare Supply Chainnovators, 2014: Fresh Approaches to Major Challenges

Published: 16 October 2014

ID: G00268771

Analyst(s): Eric O'Daffer , Dana Stiffler


These awards recognize supply chain innovation and collaboration initiatives that have improved operational efficiency, patient care and have cut healthcare delivery costs. Supply chain leaders can leverage the best practices of our Chainnovators: Cook Medical, and Mercy and ROi.

Table Of Contents


  • Mercy and ROi
    • Drivers of Chainnovation
    • Mercy Lowers Costs for Suppliers and Consumers by Eliminating the Middle Man
    • Chainnovation Is Achieved by Involving Stakeholders From Across the Chain
  • Cook Medical
    • Drivers of Chainnovation
    • Multiple Innovations Create Value Across the Entire Supply Chain

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