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September 13, 2019
Advice to Students Getting Ready for Internship Recruiting Season: Put Away Your Cell Phones!
Around this time of year, students are getting ready for interviews for internships, especially for supply chain and procurement roles. The NC State Poole College of Management Supply Chain Job Fair is always a big event, and this year we […]
September 7, 2019
Physician Preference Cards: The Key to Hospital Low Inventory Utilization and Waste
Almost every hospital or IDN faces significant challenges in managing their operating room inventory, which can be traced to a simple concept: utilization. Utilization is simply a ratio of the $ value of clinical purchases BILLED to patients or insurance, […]
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Little things don’t mean a lot – little things mean everything. People come in to present to me – but hadn’t booked a conference room and couldn’t connect their computer – and so they start 6-8 minutes late for a 30 minute meeting!