TITLE

Accelerating change: Supply chain practices are ripe for improvement from innovation, automation

AUTHOR(S)
Rardin, Ron; Jayaraman, Raja
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;7/25/2011 Anniversary Issue, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the opportunities presented by innovation and automation for improved healthcare services in the U.S. in 2011. It says that bar-coding of GS1-labeled merchandise can help keep track of outdated material, avoid time lost to the misplacement of goods and improve routine replenishment decisions. According to the author, transformative innovation in healthcare logistics needs change throughout its network of healthcare providers, technology suppliers and manufacturers.
ACCESSION #
63542608

 

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