The volume and complexity of purchasing in a healthcare facility can be overwhelming. With rising costs and shrinking reimbursements, it’s become more important than ever to manage your supply chain.
With the amount of time and energy you spend on managing orders, frequent price changes and new product activations, making sure you’re getting the best prices for supplies can seem like a daunting task. Don’t worry; we can make sure you’re paying the correct price, every time and help manage your supply chain.
Premier can help
Supply Chain Advisor, a benefit of joining the Premier alliance, lets you manage supply chain costs all in one place. Our easy-to-use online catalog and price management system lets you:
- Access contracts, products, data and other resources
- Negotiate with suppliers
- Activate pricing tiers
- Use contracts faster with electronic price activation
- Manage all contracts in one place
Supply Chain Advisor features advanced search across millions of products, even those off contract, so you can create, edit and manage your own local contracts in the same system. And it has customizable filters and automatic contract change alerts. Not only will you reduce costs and errors, you’ll have enhanced visibility into the entire ordering process.
Used with SpendAdvisor® to analyze supply chain cost savings opportunities, Supply Chain Advisor saves time so you can focus on higher value activities, like your value analysis program. By streamlining your supply chain process, you’ll be able to find more savings, faster.
Plus, you’ll be able to access Supply Chain Advisor through PremierConnect®, our state-of-the-art platform that brings all of your Premier apps together in one place, giving you easy access to the shared knowledge of the alliance, and allowing you to collaborate online with other members.
Edward Hospital reduced their supply expenses by $6.2 million in 1 year through our contracts.