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.

Supplier Diversity

In most communities, healthcare facilities are an equalizer: Local residents of various social, racial and ethnic backgrounds may live in separate neighborhoods and attend different schools, churches and synagogues, but they can all find care at the same hospital. And increasingly, healthcare facilities seek to reflect their focus on serving people from all walks of […]

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HealthTrust Presents 2017 Member Recognition Awards

LAS VEGAS, Nevada—July 18, 2017—HealthTrust has recognized 21 individuals with its highest honor during the 2017 HealthTrust University Conference in Las Vegas. The healthcare performance improvement company established its annual Member Recognition Award program to acknowledge outstanding contributions of member organizations for demonstrating best practices and achieving operational excellence benefitting providers and their patients. Awards […]

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Management Matters: Physician Q&A: Felix Lee, M.D.

Felix Lee, M.D., discusses the importance of physician engagement in establishing best practices, the role of physician advisors in HealthTrust’s clinical contracting strategy, and his goals for educating and enlisting physician champions on a local level. What are some of the reasons you chose to specialize in interventional cardiology? I originally majored in the neurosciences […]

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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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A Pathway for Better Care

The antimicrobial stewardship team at Boston Medical Center recently rolled out a quality improvement initiative aimed to reduce C-diff through reducing use of three antibiotic drugs. This change is expected to reduce C-diff at the hospital by 28 percent and save $70,000 each quarter over the next 12 months.

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The Growing Cost of the Measles Outbreak

The outbreak of measles, for which a safe and cost-effective vaccine is available, is proving to be a surprising threat for healthcare professionals—and a costly one to society.

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Getting a Handle on Drug Shortages

Nationwide, virtually all hospitals confront shortages of mission-critical drugs, and it has added hundreds of millions of dollars to pharmacy and operating budgets and to the costs of patient care.

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