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Home Healthcare: An Ounce of Planning and a Pound of Cure

It’s likely no one will argue that a surge in home healthcare is on the horizon. The compelling events that lead to this conclusion are well documented and mostly revolve around ACA and related legislative actions regarding healthcare costs and reduced hospital readmission rates. 

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Insights on Labor Management Systems

In the following video, Sedlak's Lou Cerny describes the benefits, rates of adoption and important considerations in implementing a labor management program.

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Distribution Strategy and the Changing Dynamics of the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain (Pt. 5)

The changing healthcare scenario is driving distribution executives to look for better distribution options. In part five of this series, we summarize the need for a broad perspective in managing supply chain risk.

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Distribution Strategy and the Changing Dynamics of the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain (Pt. 4)

With the industry-wide changes occurring within the healthcare supply chain, many pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors are reassessing their distribution network models. In part four of this series, we outline the challenges and primary functions of distribution network strategy development.

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Distribution Strategy and the Changing Dynamics of the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain (Pt. 3)

In part three of this series we discuss why supply chain optimization and management is rising to the top of cost reduction strategies among C-level executives in healthcare.

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Distribution Strategy and the Changing Dynamics of the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain (Pt. 2)

Already a challenging distribution environment, a combination of demographic trends, healthcare legislation, new drug introductions and other factors are elevating the visibility and importance of healthcare logistics and distribution activities. In part two of this series, we focus on the market shifts impacting pharmaceutical distribution.

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The Nemesis of Supply Chain Data: From Obscure and Disorderly to Visible and Aligned

Data is a four letter word - especially to supply chain practitioners across most industries. Data is that unmentionable thing we all love to hate but hate to ignore. Data epitomizes the old adage of “garbage in, garbage out.”  From a visibility perspective, it’s usually all about the data!

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Maintaining Momentum: Rapid Isokinetics in Supply Chain Strategy

Here are our top four takeaways for supply chain and logistics managers from the Manhattan Associates Momentum conference.

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Streamline Your WMS Start-Up (Pt. 4)

A tough WMS start-up does not just happen in the two weeks prior to go-live. These scenarios are caused by inadequate pre-planning from the very beginning, and poor project management. In part four of this series we discuss several critical requirements for a successful WMS installation

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Streamline Your WMS Start-Up (Pt. 3)

Some WMS installations have gotten so stalled that they were eventually shelved and abandoned. In part three of this series, we discuss the importance of planning. 

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