Ohio’s Mercy Health Saves Almost $13M through Better Healthcare Technology Management

In 2018, Mercy Health combined with Bon Secours Health System to form Bon Secours Mercy Health, creating the fifth largest Catholic health system in the country. More than a year prior to this, Mercy Health began a journey to drive out inefficiencies and waste from the support services across their organization, including clinical asset maintenance. A service relationship with GE Healthcare served as the foundation to a broader, more comprehensive solution focused on the system’s entire equipment lifecycle and technology infrastructure. Core components of the new program were integrated asset management, governance and data quality. The first year of Mercy Health’s comprehensive HTM program yielded measurable success, delivering an annual operational savings of $12.9M.  

 

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