How SKU Standardization, Reduction Improves Patient Care and Cuts Costs

For Kelli McRory, no clinical product — from table paper to electrodes — is too small to warrant meticulous cost analysis when it comes to clinical spend management.

This article explores how Ms. McRory used sophisticated analytics to dramatically reduce SKUs and generate cost savings in Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals' non-acute clinical supply chain.

This article will outline the following key concepts for hospital leaders to reform and revitalize their organization's strategic sourcing operations.

  • How SKU standardization can improve patient care outcomes.
  • Important characteristics to look for in a strategic sourcing partner.
  • A step-by-step guide for implementing a robust value-analysis program.

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