Video: 3 dimensions of hidden supply chain opportunity

Steve Thompson, Director, Patient Driven Supply Network at Cardinal Health - Print  | 

Like finding money in the pocket of an old coat, there are many surprising supply chain opportunities hidden just below the surface in many hospitals. Today's best supply chain leaders are using Lean principles and other techniques – like automation – to think beyond hard inventory costs in an effort to unlock value and curb waste.

This video highlights three dimensions of supply chain improvement opportunities, as they were uncovered in a recent survey of more than 400 hospital supply chain stakeholders, including opportunities to:

1. Curb waste

2. Free-up clinician staff time

3. and, Support patient care

How much opportunity is 'hidden' in your supply chain?

Watch this brief, two-minute video to learn more.

About Cardinal Health Hospital Supply Chain Survey
This study was fielded Oct. 19 - Nov. 4, 2016, using an online survey methodology. The samples were drawn from SERMO’s Online Respondent Panel of Health Care Providers, which includes over 600,000 medical professionals in the United States. The study included 403 respondents total, including frontline healthcare providers in hospitals (n=201), service line leaders in hospitals (n=100), and hospital/supply chain administrators (n=102). All survey data on file at Cardinal Health.


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