Healthcare’s focus on efficiency and quality is driving the use of automation, from artificial intelligence to robotics. However, the orthopedic device logistic management process—preoperatively, intraoperatively and postoperatively—remains relatively unchanged. Automating these processes produces tremendous value that stakeholders, including the O.R. staff, sales rep, hospital and surgeon, can share. In his presentation, Dr. Dasa discusses solutions for demand planning, inventory management, case management and purchase order management.
Stakeholder perspectives on the current processes for orthopedic device management
Immediate and substantive opportunities to utilize innovative technologies for quality improvement in the value-based health care paradigm
Ripe areas for supply chain improvement, from demand planning through purchase order management