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Hit Savings Targets with Precision Benchmark Reports

Data Gathered, Analyzed, and Summarized in One Neat Little Package Our Precision Benchmark Reports look beyond contract price. Our reports consider factors such as service level terms, region, supplier performance quality scores, and current market trends to guide our analysis. With a national database of healthcare providers and suppliers, we are able to provide recommended …

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Overcoming Five Purchased Services Contracting Challenges

Whether your supply chain is bombarded by incoming customer requests, drowning in contract renewals, or has been tasked with seemingly unreachable savings targets, purchased services analytics can help. Dubbed by industry experts as sourcing’s “new frontier,” purchased services lifecycle management brings tremendous cost-savings and risk-reduction opportunities. Shift your sourcing organization into high gear by identifying …

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The value of a diverse healthcare supply base

Diversity is a hot topic in healthcare, from meeting the needs of diverse patients to contracting with diverse vendors. The Joint Commission has issued documents noting the importance of meeting the needs of diverse patients. Federal and State governments have issued mandates to those who take federal and state funding requiring them to do business …

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3 Ways eNegotiation is a Better Alternative Than Reverse Auctions for Purchased Services.

If you are looking for ways to dramatically decrease the costs of purchased services, you may want to consider eSourcing as a way to do this. There are two types of eSourcing solutions you may consider which and at first glance appear very similar; however, there are some key differences that could impact the results …

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How to Process More Contracts with Scarce Resources

Stop me if this routine sounds familiar: It’s 9 AM; you walk into the office, knowing exactly which tasks are on your to-do list for the day and with a clear plan of how you intend to tackle them.  You say, “no problem – taking care of these today should be a piece of cake.”  …

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3 Ways to Take Control of Your Purchased Services Costs

As a result of the recent election, there is chaos in the healthcare industry. During his campaign, President-elect Donald Trump has promised that when he comes into office one of his top priorities will be to repeal the Affordable Care Act which could leave millions of people without insurance. But already he is back peddling …

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How to Manage Contracts That Add Value

The Nobel Prize for Economics was just awarded to two individuals “for their contributions to contract theory.”   A Nobel Prize for contract management, can you believe it?  Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström’s key takeaway for their Nobel Prize is recognizing that the relationship between two parties in a contract is based on the contract being …

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Find Fast Savings in Half the Time

Are you struggling to hit your yearend targets and need to quickly capture additional savings? Or maybe you are dealing with a recent reimbursement policy change that is negatively impacting your revenue. Either way, using the ISN direct negotiation program could help you uncover and realize those savings in as little as six to eight …

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Making Purchased Services Benchmarking Work for You

How do you know if you are getting the most competitive rates on your services contracts? The answer is you probably don’t know and you are not alone. Most health systems just can’t get their hands on reliable benchmark information for Purchased Services to help them get accurate rate assessments. Why is that? Learn the …

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