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Special Outpatient Surgery Edition - Cost Justification - January 2017

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6 S U P P L E M E N T T O O U T P A T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 7 Y our facility is facing increased competition for smaller pieces of the sur- gical revenue pie, so it's never been more important to invest in sup- plies, devices and technology that help the bottom line as much as they improve patient care. Here's how to get value-analysis committees to sign off on purchases of cost-effective products you want and need. Seek varying viewpoints You need a well-rounded approach to decision-making and insights into how the proposed product would impact your entire facility, from cost of order- ing to patient care to reprocessing and restocking. The only way you'll drill down to those details is by bringing together clinical and financial decision-mak- ers for frank discussions about the potential benefits and drawbacks of adding 1 Find Value in Value Analysis Cost-justifying new purchases is essential in today's surgical economy. On Point Larry Creech, MBA • SCRUBS AND SUITS Consider the clinical benefits and financial impact of proposals to build the case for approval. Andre Flewellen

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