Global Data Standards in Healthcare

August 22, 2010

Healthcare reform has been center stage in the media for months now, but one area of significant opportunity for improved efficiency and cost savings has been largely ignored – the healthcare supply chain. U.S. healthcare facilities still rely heavily on outdated, manual processes to manage the flow of supplies, which are the second largest area of expense for most hospitals. As a result, hospitals lose money and patient safety is jeopardized.