TITLE

GROUP BUYING SAVES BIG ON HIGH-DOLLAR ITEMS

AUTHOR(S)
Betbeze, Philip
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Sep2007, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the significance of volume buying for expensive medical supplies and machines. Aside from volume buying, another pillar of purchasing decision is standardization. However, one challenge associated with purchasing decisions is that they are not made at the corporate level, as they often are at investor-owned hospital chains. For a hospital like St. Joseph Health System, collaborative groups are significant.
ACCESSION #
26377697

 

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