RESEARCH OVERVIEW:

  • Report Details: This report is based on analysis of financial balance sheet and income statement data for the period of 2000-2012 and interactions with clients in the hospital industry in supply chain strategy engagements.
  • Objective: To use financial balance sheet and income statement data coupled with recent research to better understand the state of hospital supply chains.
  • Hypothesis: With a changing operating environment, the importance of supply chain within the hospital industry is rising. Supply chain activities, including improved inventory management and procurement activities, are transitioning to value-adding functions as opposed to cost centers.


RESEARCH RESULTS:

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