MaineHealth and Medpricer to Present About Sourcing Best Practices for Healthcare Purchased Services at AHRMM16

Medpricer, healthcare’s leading cost management platform for purchased services, announced today that the company will jointly present with MaineHealth, an integrated healthcare system of leading, high-quality providers and other healthcare organizations at the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM) in San Diego, California. The presentation will take place on Tuesday, August 2nd at 2:30.

Luis Soto, Vice President of Supply Chain and Kelly McLaughlin, Director of Contract Management & Procurement at MaineHealth, along with Emil Layacan, Vice President at Medpricer will jointly present Tools and Tips to be Successful at Sourcing. During the presentation, this group will share valuable information on how to bridge the gap and build the next generation strategic sourcing process to achieve substantial cost savings.

“Through our partnership with Medpricer, we are actively achieving our sourcing objectives and are demonstrating greater value to our supply chain organization.” said Soto. “Our work with Medpricer has already resulted in over $6 million in contracted savings in our first five projects and we have greatly improved our service levels. Our presentation will describe the details on how we were able to accomplish this.”

“There are many challenges facing the healthcare industry that are impacting purchased services,” says Layacan. “Our cloud-based technology and on- demand professional services help hospital systems optimize the supply chain process. We will share how we partnered with MaineHealth to help them enhance their value analysis process in purchased services and improve their speed to value which resulted in a 20% reduction in costs.”