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Healthcare Supply Chain Management: Basic Concepts and Principles Hokey Min

Healthcare Supply Chain Management: Basic Concepts and Principles

Hokey Min

Published September 30th 2014
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Kindle Edition
220 pages
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According to the health data released by the Organization forEconomic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the UnitedStates spends more per capita on healthcare than any otherOECD country. Currently, U.S. healthcare spending constitutes$2.5 trillion,MoreAccording to the health data released by the Organization forEconomic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the UnitedStates spends more per capita on healthcare than any otherOECD country. Currently, U.S. healthcare spending constitutes$2.5 trillion, or 17.3 percent of GDP, with healthcare costs increasing9 percent annually. To reverse this alarming trend, theObama administration recently led the effort to dramaticallyreform healthcare policy, laws, and regulations.This book provides you (whether a healthcare policy maker,hospital administrator, pharmaceutical company manager,or other healthcare professional) with practical guidance forleveraging supply chain principles to better manage healthcareresources and control healthcare costs. It introducesbasic supply chain management concepts, terminologies,and tenets. Other included topics are strategicalliancesamong healthcare partners, value analysis of healthcare services and products,the impact of healthcare reforms on healthcare supply chains,and the development of performance metrics for the healthcaresupply chain and benchmarking.