Strengthening Your Supply Chain

Volume 38, Number 1
January/February 2023


In This Issue

  • Feature

    The Question of Private Equity

    Susan Birk

    Arguments in favor of private equity investment in healthcare make sense. Advocates contend that private equity groups have the necessary business expertise and the capital to eliminate waste and fragmentation, fuel innovation, improve quality, and generate substantial returns for providers and investors in a relatively short time frame.

  • Web Extra

    The Strategic Rise of the Supply Chain

    Maggie Van Dyke

    The critical role of the supply chain function in delivering high-quality patient care has once again come to light as U.S. hospitals, health systems and other care facilities continue to deal with unpredictable product shortages and quality issues.

  • Perspectives

    A ‘Next Level’ Strategy for DEI

    Deborah J. Bowen, FACHE, CAE

    January marks new beginnings. A time to recommit to our goals with new hope and energy. As your professional society, we also look to new beginnings as we launch our 2023–2025 Strategic Plan with new vigor.

  • Healthcare Management Ethics

    Transitioning From Committees to Programs

    Jason Lesandrini, FACHE

    The past 10 years have brought to the forefront a need to rethink how healthcare organizations approach the development of an ethical culture and how this impacts the organization’s response to conflicts or uncertainties about values.

  • Advertorial

    Gaining ROI From AI

    The operational challenges facing today’s hospitals and health systems are many. Yet, despite investing heavily in their EHR systems, many organizations still lack the tools to do more than manually extract and decipher data that simply highlights their issues rather than drives solutions.