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Building an efficient supply chain.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16225319     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Realizing at last that supply chain management can produce efficiencies and save costs, hospitals are beginning to adopt practices from other industries, such as the concept of extended supply chains, to improve product flow. They're also investing in enterprise planning resource software, radio frequency identification and other technologies, using quality data to drive standardization and streamlining processes.
Dagmara Scalise
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hospitals & health networks / AHA     Volume:  79     ISSN:  1068-8838     ISO Abbreviation:  Hosp Health Netw     Publication Date:  2005 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-10-17     Completed Date:  2005-10-26     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9312077     Medline TA:  Hosp Health Netw     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  47-52, 2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Efficiency, Organizational*
Electronics / instrumentation
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital / supply & distribution*
Hospital Distribution Systems
Inventories, Hospital
Maintenance and Engineering, Hospital / organization & administration*
Management Information Systems
Organizational Case Studies
Purchasing, Hospital
United States
Comment In:
Hosp Health Netw. 2005 Oct;79(10):8, 10   [PMID:  16333990 ]

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