Clinical inventory management supports all the capabilities of a traditional healthcare materials management system and extends those capabilities by connecting the clinical event to the supply chain. By creating this link, manual processes and guesswork are eliminated. In addition, the solution provides a powerful tool to analyze supply usage, support product standardization and ultimately lead to overall cost reductions.
Clinical inventory management allows for the following:
- Materials management functionality, including requisitioning, inventory control and distribution
- Inventory management support designed specifically for clinical departments
- The patient supply record, a data repository that stores supply usage by patient along with cost and charge information
- Automated replenishment capabilities based on clinical usage
- Online requisitioning and product catalog for manual ordering and status tracking
- Improved planning, materials management and product standardization, as well as cost reductions for perioperative solutions.
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