Learning Goal: I’m working on a health & medical discussion question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.
What is the value of supply chain management in terms of a health care organization? How does supply chain management impact the financial position of such an organization?
Discuss the various tools and techniques used by an HCO to increase logistical efficiency. Why would an organization need to measure the capacity (throughput) of the various resources (x-ray equipment, exam rooms, length of stay, etc.)? How does capacity utilization support decision-making?