Monthly Archives: September 2012

Recommended Reading

By Fred Crans | Posted on: September 9, 2012

Check out the recent article entitled “Big Med” in The New Yorker, by famed surgeon-writer Atul Gawande, which describes how successful efforts to streamline care delivery depend on standardization of processes and products, including implants, and how getting physicians to … Continue reading

Putting Patients First

By Fred Crans | Posted on: September 5, 2012

As I travel around the country working with hospitals and other providers, I have been seeing some early signs of a shift in the mindset of supply chain stakeholders. For now, it is more seedling than Sequoia; we must cultivate … Continue reading