Category Archives: supply chain

Business readiness provides an agile key to surviving and thriving in these uncertain times

Just as the nature of risk has been a whirling dervish of late, the counter-forces of business continuity measures have had to turn on a dime as well. What used to mean better batteries for servers and mirrored, distributed datacenters has recently evolved into … Continue reading

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Intelligent spend management supports better decision-making across modern business functions

Learn about the future of intelligent spend management and how the payoffs include gaining a full and data-rich view of spend patterns across services, hiring, and goods. Continue reading

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Delivering a new breed of patient access best practices requires an alignment of people, process, and technology

Learn how caregiver organizations on-board patients to improve how those patients perceive their total healthcare experience Continue reading

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Healthcare providers define new ways to elevate and improve the digital patient experience

Learn how healthcare providers are seeking to leverage such concepts as customer relationship management to improve their services. Continue reading

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How enterprises like McKesson digitize procurement and automate spend management to slash waste

A discussion on how leading enterprises are digitizing procurement and automating spend management to reduce inefficiencies, cut manual tasks, and streamline the entire source-to-pay process. Continue reading

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As price transparency grows inevitable, healthcare providers need better tools to close the gap on patient trust

The next BriefingsDirect healthcare finance insights discussion explores ways that healthcare providers can become more proactive in financial and cost transparency from the patient perspective. By anticipating rather than reacting to mandates on healthcare economics and process efficiencies, providers are becoming more competitive and building … Continue reading

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SAP Ariba COO James Lee on the best path to an intelligent and talented enterprise

Learn how how new approaches to spend management, process automation, and integrated procurement align with developing talent, diversity, and sustainability. Continue reading

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