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Supply Chain Benchmark Data Identifies 3 Crucial Opportunities for Healthcare Providers

Published: 20 March 2020

ID: G00376525

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


Gartner benchmark data outlines opportunities for IDNs, such as expanding span of control, increasing the percentage of common SKUs at hospitals and optimizing inventory turns. This research shares benchmarks and guidelines that supply chain leaders in healthcare can use to improve performance.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Optimize Supply Chain Costs as a Percentage of IDN Operating Costs
  • Explore the Relationship Between Supply Availability and the Number of Common SKUs Across Acute Care Hospital Metrics
  • Use Sourcing Metrics Like Span of Control and Contracting Ratio to Increase Focus and Investment on Supply Chain

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