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There’s no question about it. Hospitals – particularly the supply chain – are under pressure to reduce costs. So it’s no surprise that most of the articles we ran across this week went straight for the wallet.
- The stock market reacted wildly to speculation about the future of healthcare. First it seemed like everybody was going to take a hit. And now we’re not so sure.
- In inventory management, volatility can be particularly damaging because of the troubled relationship between Finance and Supply Chain.
- We can safely place part of the blame and thanks on ongoing mergers and acquisitions activity. (By the way, it seems like some institutions are better prepared for M&A than others.)
- The good news? Jobs in healthcare are up. The bad news? Wages are not. (Unless you’re a CEO.)
- Consumers want to give healthcare money, as it turns out. They just want it to be easier and more digital. (They also want easy access to pricing online, but that’s a long way off.)
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