Guidehouse offers a comprehensive suite of services that enable health organizations to take control of their supply chain. Our seasoned team of healthcare professionals helps organizations build or enhance their internal supply chain capabilities, without the conflicts of interest that manufacturer, group purchasing organization, and distributor-owned consulting groups face. Our solutions include:
- Comprehensive Non-labor Cost Reduction, impacting categories covering 100% of an organization’s spend
- Organizational Effectiveness Evaluation and Re-design
- Clinical Integration, through establishment of clinical leadership governance and value analysis programs
- Supply Chain Analytics, including predictive demand forecasting, departmental KPIs, and productivity metrics
- Operations/Inventory Management: Evaluate various distribution strategies, including make vs. buy decisions
- Technology Assessment: Gap analyses, ERP optimization, vendor selection (including GPO selection), organizational readiness diagnostics, and technology roadmap development
- Procure to Pay: process mapping, automation, and workflow enhancements
- Supply Chain Capability Building: functional skills and competency training, tools and processes in use
- Risk Mitigation: Contract compliance methodologies, supplier relationship management processes, inbound product quality testing, establishment of secondary and tertiary supply sources for mission critical items
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September 3, 2020 Case StudyLehigh Valley Health Network Reduces Clinical Supply Variation, Achieves Nearly $22M Impact, Expedites COVID-19 Financial RecoveryTransformational initiative with Guidehouse laid the foundation to accelerate speed to value amid COVID-19 recovery.
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