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Materials Management Director Discovers New Approach to Vendor Negotiations: An HCE Original Report (Part 2 of 2)

May 13, 2016
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On May 11, we began our look at the way in which Tim Ingram, director of materials management at Longmont United Hospital in Longmont, Colo., improved his approach to negotiations with vendors. Ingram was primarily looking for a solution that would give him transparency, a fair advantage, speed of value, efficiency, and higher-quality data before […]

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Materials Management Director Discovers New Approach to Vendor Negotiations: An HCE Original Report (Part 1 of 2)

May 11, 2016
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Tim Ingram has been director of materials management for five years at Longmont United Hospital in Longmont, Colo. However, he brings to the table 35 years of experience in this field, beginning when he was 18 and serving in the United States Air Force. Over time, he has learned that negotiating with vendors left him […]

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ProTom Brings Latest in Proton Therapy to Market

June 11, 2014
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PODCAST : Stephen Spotts, president and CEO of ProTom International in Flower Mound, Texas, explains the three stages his company went through to get its product, the Radiance 330 Proton Therapy System, to market.  

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Technology need in Home Health

March 21, 2014
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        PODCAST: Wayne Lowell, Chairman and CEO, Senior Whole Health discusses the technology solution needed in home health   Healthcare Executive Talks Podcast Senior Whole Health

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Resource: Case study: Bethesda Healthcare Systems

August 10, 2012
Siemens Medical

Bethesda Healthcare System made a strategic decision to invest in PACS technology when its executive management team conceded that traditional X-ray film management would never achieve the information access expectations of its physicians, patients and medical staff. The imaging department needed more than a PACS system. It also needed a major upgrade of its existing […]

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Resource: Winning with bundled payments

August 10, 2012

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Resource: Making a successful transition to ICD-10

August 10, 2012
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Healthcare organizations face a big challenge with the implementation of ICD?10 on October 1, 2013. In this white paper, 3M offers insights on how to make a successful transition.

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Popstar Networks: Digital Signage

November 16, 2010

Marketing and management professionals in the healthcare industry are looking for ways to boost their branding efforts while improving the visitor experience. In addition, facilities and IT departments are in a continuous effort to improve efficiency and communicate to staff and workers. Visual media-based digital signage systems offer key advantages for content delivery unlike any […]

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Draeger Medical

November 16, 2010

What are the challenges associated with weaning long-term patients from mechanical ventilation? What are the challenges associated with weaning long-term patients from mechanical ventilation? “I would say that creating enough time for therapists to spend with each of their long-term patients is one of the major challenges in a busy ICU. The demands placed upon […]

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The next big thing: The virtual patient-centered medical home

November 11, 2010

I’m not a gambling man, but I would venture to place a confident bet that the majority of patients in this country have never taken a good look at their personal medical record. If they did, they might be surprised to find the gaps in information that their primary care doctors rely on for their […]

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