Surgical Cost Management

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Why We Hired a Materials Manager

Find out how an OR nurse who spends three days a week in the supply room streamlined her facility's fragmented ordering system.

Posted 10/10/07 | Flavel Rogers, RN, MSHA | Post a comment

Leader of the Pack

Why our facility decided to revamp the way it looks at supplies.

Posted 10/10/07 | Pam Ertel, RN, BSN, CNOR, RNFA | Post a comment

Surgical Supply Buying Tips

Purchasing pearls to satisfy your surgeons and staff — and to stretch your supply budget.

Posted 10/10/07 | Lori Robertson, RN, CNOR | Post a comment

Our Readers' Top Tips for Cutting Surgical Supply Costs

Five best practices for keeping your second highest expense in check.

Posted 10/10/07 | Dianne Taylor, Contributing Editor | Post a comment

The Makings of a Materials Manager

A veteran of supply management provides insight into what ensures his success.

Posted 10/10/07 | Rufus Rice | 1 comment

How We Standardized Our Procedure Packs

Here's how to gather the evidence you'll need to sway your surgeons to economize or do without.

Posted 10/10/07 | Greg DeConciliis, PA-C, CASC | Post a comment

How We Right-sized Supply Costs

The story of how Lutheran Medical Center trimmed $600,000 from its surgical services budget in 18 months.

Posted 10/10/07 | Jose Hernandez, RN, BSN | Post a comment

Are Your GPO and Distributor Working in Concert?

How to work in harmony with the two key players in the surgical supply chain.

Posted 10/10/07 | Beverly Kirchner, RN, BSN, CNOR, CASC | Post a comment

Get Creative With Supply Management

Simplified and practical tips for achieving inventory control.

Posted 10/10/07 | Brenda Cyrulik, RN, CNOR, CASC | Post a comment

You Can Save on Barrier Protection

Take stock of your customized packs and the materials you're buying to make a difference.

Posted 10/10/07 | Helen Hwang, Contributing Editor | Post a comment

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