Healthcare Supply Chain Strategy Do’s and Don’ts

Four simple steps to enable strategic planning in the healthcare supply chain

About 25% of healthcare supply chain leaders don’t have a strategic plan, and many have not refreshed their strategy for the coming year.

The time for healthcare supply chain strategy is now. The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the role that supply chain plays in delivering quality patient care and keeping healthcare workers safe. Still, most CEOs do not fully understand that the end-to-end supply chain cost to serve represents 37.3% of the cost of delivering patient care. 

The best healthcare supply chain strategies engage CEOs to make the supply chain more resilient, enable a digital supply chain and align to an increase in virtual care. 

Download this do’s & don’ts report to enable strategic planning in the healthcare supply chain.

  • Align supply chain and IDN (integrated delivery network) objectives
  • Connect the healthcare supply chain strategy to revenue, population health initiatives and future growth plans
  • Lower the total cost of patient care
  • Prioritize the initiatives that the healthcare supply chain will pursue over the next 3-5 years

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