Capital Equipment Track
Managing capital equipment purchases is a complicated process with unique challenges and opportunities. Even as capital equipment projects resume post-pandemic, it's clear new strategies are needed to successfully navigate a changing healthcare landscape. This track will examine major aspects of the capital equipment planning process, including reviewing existing plans post-pandemic, prioritizing capital spending amid changing needs, and securing your capital supply chain.
Managing your Capital Supply Chain
Thursday, March 10, 2022 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Moderator: Christine Dickinson
Healthcare leaders have faced an unprecedented challenge to secure their capital equipment supply chains and ensure continuity in both material and human capital. Backorders for capital products and labor shortages can result in costly delays and downtime on critical equipment. Diversifying the capital supply chain, increasing product transparency, and improving collaboration can be key to mitigating disruptions. Hear from healthcare supply chain leaders as they share strategies to enhance the capital supply chain, manage labor shortages, and collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
- Identify the factors contributing to the current shortages with the capital supply chain.
- Describe the ways a hospital with limited resources can do more with less and incorporate flexibility in capital projects.
- Develop strategies to enhance the capital supply chain and manage shortages in human capital.
- Outline best practices for effective collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
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