Automating the OR supply chain
Implementing point-of-use automation for the operating room supply chain not only generated additional net revenue, but also yielded operational efficiencies.
Memorial Hermann was saddled with a cumbersome supply inventory system using different processes in each hospital, resulting in lost charges, loss of productivity and untracked supplies.
Point-of-use automation was applied to the surgical areas to improve cost and revenue, clinical workflow efficiency and supply chain effectiveness.
The hospital achieved:
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