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Survey Finds 40 Percent of Health Care Providers Have Canceled Surgical Cases Due to This Reason


A new Cardinal Health survey finds that operating rooms (OR) need better supply chain management systems to reduce costs and support patient safety. Financial challenges persist across health care systems. And while the OR is among the top revenue drivers for a hospital, it’s also one of the most costly areas to run.

The survey of 305 surgical staff and hospital supply chain decision-makers provides insight into the current inventory management needs of operating rooms in the U.S. Notable survey findings include:

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Cardinal Health Rolls Out OR Workflows to Cut Supply Chain Waste


Cardinal Health Rolls Out OR Workflows to Cut Supply Chain WasteTo help eliminate some $5 billion in waste each year in the U.S., Cardinal Health Inventory Management Solutions tells mHealthWatch that it is launching automated, cloud-based workflow modules for biological implants, sutures, and trauma and spine implants “to help manage complicated operating room inventory, eliminate waste and remove cost from the operating room (OR) supply chain.”

According to details provided, the new modules can help hospital supply chain and clinical executives manage device and implantable inventory and workflows.

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