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4. Caring for patients and the environment: How sustainability can cut costs, protect the planet and streamline the supply chain. Learn more here.
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7. Don't let supply chain challenges hinder your organization's growth. Learn how UChicago Medicine streamlined its non-acute supply chain across a growing geographic footprint during this upcoming webinar.
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11. Purchased services costs are expected to continue rising. Maximize your cost savings + improve contract terms with 10 criteria from this e-book. Download here.
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