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Healthcare Provider Supply Chain Best-Practice Series: Align Pharmacy and Supply Chain to Improve Patient Care at Ochsner Health System

Published: 22 November 2016

ID: G00303321

Analyst(s): John Johnson , Eric O'Daffer


At most IDNs, pharmacy and supply chain operate as separate silos. To improve patient care and lower costs, Ochsner Health System aligned supply chain and pharmacy goals and strategies. Supply chain leaders can learn from these areas of alignment: leadership, finance, standardization and logistics.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Alignment With Pharmacy Along Five Core Areas for Supply Chain Is Critical
    • Leadership
    • Financial
    • Standardization
    • Logistics
    • Leveraging Alignment
  • External Partner Alignment to Serve Many Points of Care
  • What You Need to Know

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