Tag: procurement

Healthcare

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 test test

Healthcare

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 test test

Healthcare

Metro South Health hospitals come out on top in national survey

Hospitals under Queensland's Metro South Hospital and Health Service demonstrated that they are among the best in Australia, surpassing national benchmarks in a recent quality survey. According to the recently released Best Practice Australia patient satisfaction survey, more than nine out of 10 Metro South Health patients reported they are happy with the overall quality of care…

8 May 2014, by test test

Mining & Resources

Where is the Asia-Pacific LNG market headed?

If Australia is to meet its target of becoming the world's largest producer of LNG by 2018 - as suggested by many experts - it's essential that the local LNG sector has the right infrastructure in place. This is especially crucial given that the demand for the energy source is set to surge in the…

2 Apr 2014, by test test

Transport & Logistics

ACT rail engineering master plan opened for tender

A rail engineering master plan has been opened for tender in the ACT. The territory government said Canberra's light rail project will help link the ACT's residential areas with employment, entertainment and retail opportunities. Minister for the environment and sustainable development Simon Corbell said the initiative, which is being managed by the Environment and Sustainable…

14 Feb 2014, by test test

Transport & Logistics

Driving the costs out of rail

Australia has the sixth largest rail network in the world, moving over 1 billion tonnes of freight every year. Our passenger networks facilitate 780 million customer journeys annually. From the world’s leading heavy haul networks, to our passenger networks at capacity, we are all facing the challenge that is being faced everywhere in the world:…

27 Jun 2013, by test test