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With VA procurement the level of service and care veterans receive should be the primary focus . . .

March 13, 2012

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When organizations seek to drive efficiency and savings through the implementation of an automated procurement system, the impact can often be lost in terms of calculated returns and measurable process improvements.  This of course is reflected in the consistently high rate of initiative failures to achieve the expected results in both the private and public […]

VA’s decision to stop using reverse auctions is surprising . . . right? Not if self-preservation is their main objective

March 8, 2012

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Breaking News Update: Bloomberg’s Kathleen Miller reported earlier this week that VA Probes $42 Million in Awards Questioned by Congress.  One of the issues is that “an agency employee processed more than 1,500 awards just under a monetary threshold that would require public disclosure of the contracts.” Now I am not suggesting that the use […]

Prescription for Success: Achieving the Optimal Balance between Procurement Savings and Premium Patient Care (A Procurement Insights Knowledge Leadership Publication)

May 13, 2009

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A Health System in Distress “The report comes a day after President Obama embraced a pledge from health-care providers to slow the increase in their costs over the coming decade.  The new projections will add to the urgency of controlling those costs.” “Insolvency Is Seen Closer for Social Security and Medicare” New York Times (May […]