Tag: hospital procurement


Balancing Resource and Expectations Effectively: Hospital Procurement 2014

For the fourth successive year, the “Who’s Who” of Australian Hospital Procurement gathered at the Menzies Hotel in Sydney for the National Hospital Procurement conference, to exchange updates and opinions over progressions in the practice over the last year. Sessions focused on a number of key areas including outsourcing, tendering, supplier/purchaser relationship management, data warehousing, waste…

1 Aug 2014, by Test1 Test1


Effectively improving clinical involvement in hospital procurement processes

Effective procurement activity relies on the ability to demonstrate integrity, transparency and value-for-money, whilst ensuring ‘best value’ outcomes in goods, services and equipment. In the current environment of fiscal uncertainty, hospitals (alongside other institutions) are under increasing pressure to further streamline and automate their procurement processes whilst maintaining quality and value-for money. Ensuring that there…

19 May 2014, by Test1 Test1


Overcoming the challenge of change management in hospital procurement

The ability to visualise change is a challenge that Procurement Managers have to face every day, and the ability to persuade their teams and cross-functional colleagues to join them can be even harder. In order to continually evolve hospital procurement practices, the implementation of new systems and processes are critical to reaching the end goals…

12 May 2014, by Test1 Test1


Poll results: What are the main challenges impacting hospital procurement practices?

We recently conducted a poll via Linkedin on the main challenges impacting hospital procurement practices over the next 6 months.  We asked the participants if they thought it would be one of the following: ABF drive on procurement settings Staff retention and sourcing Improving data quality and clarity Clinical engagement Supplier relationship management The results? See…

29 Apr 2014, by Test1 Test1


Driving efficiencies in the healthcare supply chain

Technology is having a great impact on the efficiency and effectiveness of the hospital supply chain. We had a quick chat with Mark Brommeyer, Manager Supply Chain at the National E-Health Transition Authority (nehta) about the most fundamental changes for the sector. What do you see as most exciting change or development happening in the healthcare…

13 Jun 2013, by Test1 Test1