Consolidating clinical services
“Our earlier announcement of expanded clinical-trial services involved broader capabilities in more geographies of the world, more dedicated control towers, and services such as re-icing cold-chain deliveries,” notes John Menna, VP of global strategy at UPS Healthcare Logistics.
Non-clinical purchased services are not specific revenue drivers, but are often viewed as “the cost of doing business”.These services could account for about 80% of the hospital’s service spend and up to 25% of operating expenses.Easily hidden and hard to uncover, non-clinical purchased services are one of the most mismanaged spends in all of healthcare.Teacher Leslie Levinson condutcts a class for, from the left: Alexis Zhang, Ava Rose Cote and Owen Smith at the MAB-Mackay Centre Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Montreal.
Patient care attendant Hope Burton pushes Ava Rose Cote (left) and Aaliyah Coonishish to lunch at the MAB-Mackay Centre Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in Montreal.
As a result, the two EMSB schools it houses will have to be relocated to an English Montreal School Board facility.