HAVING MY SAY. Clinicians in supply chain management?

Russell, James
November 2011
Healthcare Purchasing News;Nov2011, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p60
Trade Publication
In this article the author discusses the role that medical clinicians can play in the management of the supply chains of health care facilities. He is supportive of having medical clinicians play a role in the management of supply chains and suggests that putting clinicians in roles which help manage the supply chains saves time, energy and money.


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