HealthTrust offers an immediate and sustainable supply cost advantage through the industry’s most comprehensive contract portfolio, delivering an average savings of 7 to 12 percent.

The Organ Donation Gap

How can hospitals help narrow the organ donation gap while achieving maximum use from the limited number of transplants available? Experts say technological advances, building relationships and improving quality programs all add up to saving lives.

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The High Cost of an Adverse Event

On a per-episode basis, a single adverse event (AE) adds measurably to the cost of elective total hip and knee replacement procedures. HealthTrust’s Cardiac Data Solutions—as the team that best understands the ramification of common and costly AEs—can help manage address these complications.

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The Surprisingly High Cost of (Preventable) Complications

If your hospital isn’t tracking complication rates on the lower-extremity joint replacements it performs, it could be in for an unwelcome surprise―especially if it falls in one of the 67 selected MSAs where participation in Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement is mandatory.

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Seeking the Proof: HealthTrust Experts Share Guidelines for Evaluating Clinical Evidence

Is that medical device really new and improved―and worth the higher price tag? The October 2015 issue of the Journal of Healthcare Contracting featured five HealthTrust experts discussing smart ways to determine the veracity of suppliers’ claims about new medical technology.

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Diversity Matters

Today, a growing number of hospitals and healthcare providers recognize the importance of embracing diversity in every aspect of the organization—including supply chain. A diverse supplier base better reflects a hospital’s patients and the communities it represents.

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