BUDGET & PRICING FORECAST 2012: Mastering a balancing act

Barlow, Rick Dana
December 2011
Healthcare Purchasing News;Dec2011, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p10
Trade Publication
The article discusses a 2012 budget and pricing forecast for health care facility supply chains which the periodical "Healthcare Purchasing News" created. A discussion of challenges which U.S. health care facilities faced in 2011 as a result of economic instability and budget cuts is presented. Several charts related to 2012 budget and pricing are offered, including one on the budget forecast index, one on the inflationary index and one on overall projected price changes. INSET: Overall projected price changes.


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