Focusing on post pandemic recovery, this Kearney article captures some of the challenges and opportunities facing healthcare procurement.
Some key points to consider:
✔Continued trends in the centralisation of procurement and establishment of hubs, GPO’s to equip healthcare organisations to gain scale and use procurement as an efficiency tool
✔Working closer with doctors and clinicians, having the right product selection methodology that balances efficiency and end user satisfaction
✔The importance of a consolidated, rationalised product catalogue, with clear policies on how new products are approved for use, updated, and maintained for use
✔Strong focus on working closer with suppliers to drive innovation, sharing a long-term vision with shared risks and rewards
A big shout out to all healthcare procurement and supply professionals who are doing such an amazing job – thank you!