Supply is important for any hospital or healthcare department. Supplies are critical for nurses to perform their duties and ensure patient health and safety. With Covid, these supply lines have been challenged. The importance of inventory is key to good Healthcare Management and keeping a department supplied is critical to success.
The article, “How Hospital Supply Chains Impact Nurses, Patient Safety, and Margins”, from Managed Healthcare Executive Staff looks at some statistics and facts regarding supply needs and how it affects every aspect of care. The article states,
“Nurses face significant supply chain management problems that impact efficiency, patient safety, and hospital margins, according to a recent survey from Syft, a leading national provider of healthcare inventory control and end-to-end supply chain cost management software and services.”
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Please also review AIHCP’s Healthcare Manager Certification. The program is online and independent study and open to qualified professionals. Also please review AIHCP’s Healthcare Case Management Program which is also online and independent study. Both programs lead to four year certifications.