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Healthcare Supply Chainnovator IDN Finalists 2016: Targeted Innovations With Big Impact

Published: 13 July 2016

ID: G00310679

Analyst(s): Ken Chadwick , Mark Atwood , Dana Stiffler , Stephen Meyer , Eric O'Daffer , Lisa Callinan


These awards recognize supply chain innovation initiatives that increase efficiency, improve patient care and reduce costs in healthcare. Supply chain leaders can make an impact using lessons from our Healthcare Supply Chainnovator IDN finalists: Kaiser Permanente and Geisinger Health System.

Table Of Contents


  • Kaiser Permanente Back Brace Chainnovation
    • What the Chainnovation Was
    • How Chainnovation Was Achieved
    • The Impact of the Chainnovation
  • Geisinger Health System New Construction Capital Equipment Planning Innovation
    • What the Chainnovation Was
    • How Chainnovation Was Achieved
    • The Impact of the Chainnovation
  • Appendix: Mission and Methodology of Gartner Supply Chainnovators

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