Healthcare Cost Containment: December 2013
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How Texas Children’s Hospital Unlocked IT Savings
By Karen Wagner
Learn how a technology- and team-driven approach enabled Texas Children’s Hospital to improve quality of care while reducing the labor costs involved in developing data-rich reports by 67 percent.
Supply Chain Management
What Clinicians Need to Know About Inventory Management
By Kenneth Scher, Amy Cretella, and Alison B. Flynn
Discover how educating clinicians about inventory management can reduce unnecessary inventory costs.
How Patient-Centered Productivity Measurement Reduces Costs
By Brian Channon and Kristopher Goetz
Healthcare leaders should thoroughly analyze operations from a patient-centric perspective to identify true cost drivers and opportunities to reduce those costs. Otherwise, leaders risk inadvertently sabotaging their own efforts.
Intermountain Builds More Discipline into Its Capital Decision-Making Process
Learn how Intermountain Healthcare revamped its capital decision-making process and expanded the focus to expenditures over the life of the investment—a key element for long-term cost containment.
Figures at a Glance
What It Costs to Operate a Data Center
The costs of operating data centers, which use large amounts of water and electricity and require a full-time staff, can be significant. View the average annual operating costs for a typical 75-person data center in four cities.
Publication Date: Thursday, December 12, 2013