Supply Chain Integration in Healthcare sector: what strategies are implemented?

Valeria Belvedere*, Simone Laratro, Stefano Villa

*Corresponding author

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Abstract

The study sheds a light on the SCM integration strategies in the healthcare arena. This type of projects tends typically to target the most complex items: (i) medical devices and (ii) operating room materials. Healthcare organizations look for industrial partners capable of offering high quality standards of logistical services; in fact, the key economic benefits are represented by (i) stock’s management optimization and (ii) reduction of warehouse management costs. As for enabling conditions, (i) standardization, (ii) top management commitment and (iii) strategic relevance of the logistical function are widely considered as key aspect for the successful implementation of these projects.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEurOMA Conference - Operations adding value to society
Pages1-10
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 2019
EventEurOMA Conference - Operations adding value to society - Helsinki (Finlandia)
Duration: 17 Jun 201919 Jun 2019

Conference

ConferenceEurOMA Conference - Operations adding value to society
CityHelsinki (Finlandia)
Period17/6/1919/6/19

Keywords

  • healthcare
  • integration
  • partnership
  • supply chain

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