The first step is to align with physicians around data that is reliable and actionable, and build a process for controlling product utilization that is rationale, patient-focused and data-driven. Unless your hospital is part of a large, clinically aligned IDN, there’s a good chance you don’t have a good handle on what you spend for […]
A team of experts offers disruptive innovation and consultative services to implement evidence-based practices and service line support. In custom sourcing engagements, we leverage market dynamics to deliver an average of 16 to 20 percent savings.
Physicians today rely heavily on reps to ensure good surgical outcomes for patients, but the cost to hospitals is skyrocketing prices on a growing collection of implantable pieces and parts—many of which have yet to be proven superior to tried-and-true alternatives. Here are five steps facilities can take to move closer to a ‘sales-less’ service […]
The term “disruptive innovation” describes how industries transform to provide more affordable and readily accessible products and services to their customers or clients. HealthTrust is helping organizations seek out inventive solutions designed to manage costs and improve patient outcomes.
If medical device costs have become unmanageable at your facility, you’re not alone. Physicians are understandably eager to get their hands on the “latest and greatest” technology in their specialty field—and their Internet-savvy patients might well demand it.
Increased efficiencies in product design and disruptive models such as the rep-replacement approach were hot topics at the 2014 annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), attended by the SourceTrust orthopedics team.
Transcatheter valve research and the current state and potential future direction of renal denervation were the most-discussed topics at the 2014 American College of Cardiology (ACC), attended by the SourceTrust Cardiovascular Team.