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3rd Party Logistics,, Business Model, Hospital Supply Chain
By Len Kennedy / August 3, 2020

Off-list price, is not the best deal

According to research sighted by the Logistics Bureau in hospitals, supply chain costs are fast becoming the largest category of...

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Flipping a coin to make a decision
Hospital Supply Chain
By Len Kennedy / July 28, 2020

In hospitals deciding between financial fidelity and inventory accuracy is like flipping a coin

In hospitals deciding between financial fidelity and inventory is like flipping a coin. This is probably true of every hospital...

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By Len Kennedy / July 22, 2020

Instead of treading the tightrope: Hospitals could change their business model

Reams have been written on how broken healthcare is. But, when we say healthcare we usually mean hospitals. As consumers,...

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It's a gamble worth taking
Business Model, Hospital Supply Chain, Market Innovation
By Len Kennedy / July 20, 2020

Hospital Marketplaces: Harnessing Network Benefits and Creating New Revenue Sources

Many patients I have spoken with think that because hospitalisation in Australia is so expensive hospitals are price gouging. Those...

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Business Model, Hospital Supply Chain, Market Innovation
By Len Kennedy / July 9, 2020

Hospitals Can Xcelerate Now

This article addresses the commercial mission of a hospital as distinct from its purpose. Revenue is the lifeblood of an...

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Internet Map
Hospital Supply Chain
By Len Kennedy / June 16, 2020

How hospitals can integrate value for everybody

In ‘Linked: How everything is connected to everything else and what it means for business science, and everyday life’ Albert-László...

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Casino of Technology
Business Model
By Len Kennedy / June 7, 2020

Increasing Hospital Margins in the New Business World

I have noticed that hospitals focus more on lock-out than on a lock-in strategy for their partner bases. Economist W...

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Business Model, Hospital, Hospital Supply Chain
By Len Kennedy / May 21, 2020

These are troubled times. Does your hospital have what it takes to create a platform?

Compared with traditional businesses, most platform businesses have thrived during the covid pandemic. Hospitals have all the elements to become...

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3rd Party Logistics,, Hospital, Hospital Supply Chain
By Len Kennedy / May 14, 2020

Good Ideas Are Rarely Well Received

Good ideas are rarely well-received. In 2004, Chris Anderson wrote, ‘The Long Tail’ for Wired. Although his ideas were great,...

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Negative Revenue
ERP Systems, Hospital, Hospital Supply Chain
By Len Kennedy / May 8, 2020

With COVID-19 first, call the hospital CFO

All treatment needs a great team but when the survival of the hospital is at stake and your cash flow...

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Want to Reduce Harm, Save Lives & Improve Hospital Margins?

Subscribe now to discover how to simplify the tracking, tracing and recording of medical consumables and devices used, in real time. Get your free copy of our eBook: Hidden Hospital Hazards.