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Surgical Cost Management

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How We Saved $2 Million on Supplies

Here are 10 strategies a Florida hospital used to tame its inventory and reel in big savings.

Posted 10/01/09 | Judi Proctor, MBA, CMRP | Post a comment

How We Switched to Case Carts

Stocking a cart the night before with everything needed for a case saves time and money.

Posted 09/12/09 | LaurenJ.Donovan, MHA | Post a comment

More Than You Bargained For

A rundown of the free extras surgical vendors will make available to you after the sale — most times all you have to do is ask what's available.

Posted 07/05/09 | David Bernard, Senior Associate Editor | Post a comment

Think You Know Your GPO?

Everybody knows that group purchasing organizations offer you a wide range of products at significant savings, but misconceptions about them persist.

Posted 03/09/09 | Deborah Straw, CST | Post a comment

Could Your Procedure Packs Use a Trim?

Our reader survey shows how regularly monitoring your packs' contents and usage can help you cut costs and root out waste.

Posted 10/02/08 | Irene Tsikitas, Associate Editor | Post a comment

Secrets to Saving With Your GPO

Find out how to get your money's worth.

Posted 10/02/08 | Dan O'Connor, Editor-in-Chief | Post a comment

How to Develop Clinical Pathways

Posted 06/09/08 | Alex Macario, MD, MBA | Post a comment

How to Develop a Fee Schedule that Works for You

Dont let insurers determine what you charges should be.

Posted 06/09/08 | Caryl A. Serbin, RN, BSN, LHRM; Judith L. English | Post a comment

Who Has the Purchasing Power at Your Facility?

Our survey finds that surgeons and managers both wield considerable influence, in the end joining forces to get the best buy.

Posted 06/09/08 | Yasmine Iqbal, Contributing Editor | Post a comment

10 Ways to Save on Supply Costs

If you know where to look, you can find big money hiding out on the shelves in your supply room.

Posted 05/14/08 | Otto Griffin | 1 comment

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