Research by Lee Ann Jarousse
Call it a silver lining, of sorts. The economic downturn has given the supply chain renewed prominence, boosting it in many hospitals from the basement to the executive suite. Organizations that have placedstrategic focus on the discipline are reaping significant savings, but that's not all. A high-functioningsupply chain can improve employee satisfaction — particularly nurse satisfaction — and positively impactpatient safety and outcomes.
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