Audio Recording of Beth Gibson of GS1 US

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Audio Recording of Pete Allen with Vizient

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Making a list…

Making a list… It may seem like a no-brainer that maximizing the potential of purchased services by reducing variation means that contracts should be streamlined and, when possible, centralized. However, for many organizations this process is not just simple housecleaning; it requires both an enterprise-wide mentality shift and an operational one.

“Value” is the new “Cost”

“Value” is the new “Cost” “The reason that the rich were so rich, Vimes reasoned, was because they managed to spend less money. Take boots, for example. He earned thirty-eight dollars a month plus allowances. A really good pair of leather boots cost fifty dollars. But an affordable pair of boots, which were sort of […]

Brent Johnson of Intalere Joins ANAE Supply Chain Leader Series Call

Brent Johnson, president and CEO of Intalere, recently joined John Pritchard, publisher of The Journal of Healthcare Contracting, on a call to discuss the exciting new direction of the company formerly known as Amerinet and how it plans to become more than just a GPO. Despite a fresh name, Intalere is hardly the new kid […]

Purchased Services Blog Series

ANAE members came from all sides of the supply chain came together and made the recent ANAE Purchased Services Summit a huge success! Members representing virtually every link in the healthcare supply chain engaged in frank and insightful discussions about the huge opportunities that exist in the purchased services space as well as strategies for […]

Mike Williams of CHC Speaks at Market Insights Meeting

April 2015 – Mike Williams, President & CEO, Community Hospital Corporation* *Recorded live March 24, 2015 at the Journal of Healthcare Contracting‘s Market Insights Supply Chain Forum. Watch the full video and/or listen to the full audio here! Mike Williams is the founding president and CEO of Plano, Texas-based Community Hospital Corporation (CHC) and a […]

John Strong’s Keynote Presentation from the Purchasing Coalitions Forum

John Strong’s Keynote Presentation recorded January 14, 2015 at the Purchasing Coalitions Forum John Strong is a 39-year industry veteran with leadership experience in many organizations. John served as the founding president and CEO of Consorta for more than ten years; Consorta was successfully merged into HealthTrust in 2008. Prior to Consorta, John served in a […]

Eric Tritch of University of Chicago Medicine joins ANAE Supply Chain Leaders Interview

Listen to the full interview here. John Pritchard, publisher of The Journal of Healthcare Contracting and president of ANAE, recently interviewed Eric Tritch, director of strategic sourcing and supply chain for University of Chicago Medicine. Tritch has been with University of Chicago for four years, and has a background in the manufacturing industry. During the […]

Regional Purchasing Coalitions – The Cutting Edge of the Supply Chain Model

Regional Purchasing Coalitions (RPCs), also known as regional purchasing groups, are the cutting edge of supply chain model – arguably the only “true new thing” around. In only a short time, these groups have popped up in all over the country; the MAX puts their number somewhere around 200!