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Do You Need A Supply Chain Consultant? See below:
Take this simple test and determine, for yourself, whether you need a Consultant with an expertise in Healthcare Supply Chain.

1. yes no O.R. Inventory is down this month; it's turning at least 3.5 times annually now.

2. yes no Our Value Analysis process works; we're saving lots of money for the Hospital.

3. yes no We've gotten rid of those annoying patient charge stickers long ago.

4. yes no The Storeroom has boxes & boxes on the floor, in the corner, everywhere.

5. yes no I rarely hear complaints from the Nursing Floors about not having enough supplies.

6. yes no The Cath Lab, typically, does its own thing & operates in a vacuum.

7. yes no Staffing in Purchasing, Receiving, Distribution & Central Sterile is just about right.

8. yes no Warehouse inventory is up, significantly, from the last time we counted it.

9. yes no Par levels are established for all supply-intensive departments in the Hospital.

10. yes no Sales reps are a problem - they have the run of the hospital.

11. yes no We've standardized on stents, pacemakers & special catheters in the Cath Lab.

12. yes no Radiology & C.T. store their film & contrast media in the Storeroom.

13. yes no Overall, we have a pretty good handle on slow-moving & obsolete inventory.

14. yes no I regularly receive reports off the M / M Information system for all my areas.

15. yes no I've already worked with my primary distributor to help me reduce expenses.

16. yes no Materials Management Policies & Procedures are up-to-date & pertinent.

17. yes no I've got shelves full of dusty old M / M Expense Reduction studies.

18. yes no Revenues are down, inpatient days are down, supply costs are up.

19. yes no We've no idea how much inventory is in the O.R.; our Surgeons want it all & get what they want.

20. yes no We need to move the bottom line to a much more favorable position.

Results of the Survey:

IF - You answered "yes" to questions: 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 17, 18, 19 & 20

AND - Answered "no" to questions: 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 14, 15 & 16

THEN - You will want to suggest to the Board that they approve you bringing in an objective & impartial consultant to:

MMC can help you make the necessary changes happen.

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