The efficiency of a healthcare organization is vital to achieve outcomes and to provide patients with quality care.
One method to increase efficiency includes a streamlined supply chain; having the correct amount of materials on hand to treat patients, without encountering excess, is a balance that must be obtained.
Read the following article: http://www.supplychainquarterly.com/topics/Logistics/20141110-how-supply-chain-management-can-help-to-control-health-care-costs/
Which of the three actions discussed in the article do you think is most the effective in controlling healthcare costs? Why? Are there any other measures you would consider using that the article does not mention?
How can you implement the ideas presented in the article or enact changes in your current or future role as a healthcare administrator?