Becker's Healthcare August 3, 2022
To win, health systems and hospitals must “demonstrate exemplary utilization of services across the procurement lifecycle, including budgeting, benchmarking, technology assessment and strategic development,” according to ECRI. Other factors included health systems’ 2021 decisions on capital medical devices, supplies, physician preference items, service contracts and reagents.
The institute evaluated about 3,000 health systems and $128 billion worth of supply chain spending for this list, which is in its 11th year.
Through a two-part quantitative and subjective process, the ECRI bestowed the following health...