Neil, Robert
June 2005
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jun2005, Vol. 79 Issue 6, p44
Trade Publication
Discusses the addition of clinicians to the purchasing team to harness spending of hospitals. Advantages of the inclusion of registered nurse Julie Ware in the materials management team of High Point Regional Health System in North Carolina; Amount saved by Altru Health Systems in Grand Forks, North Dakota on medical supplies using analysis teams which determine if a product requested by a physician should be purchased; Factors that affect the longevity of standardizing purchases at multihospital systems.


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