HDMA 2010-2011 Factbook Updates Distributor IT Efforts

The annual Factbook from the Center for Healthcare Supply Chain Research of the Healthcare Distribution Management Assn. (Arlington, VA) provides a wealth of data on distribution operations, finances and business practices. Insights into manufacturer distribution-center operations are also presented, although […]

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Getting Physician Databases Right

It would seem to be an easy question to answer: who are the healthcare providers working in the US? Somewhat more difficult, but still attainable: where are they and how can they be contacted? More difficult still, but the question […]

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The Patient-Level Approach to Studying Healthcare

The country’s dialogue about the healthcare system mostly centers on the patient. Questions about the usefulness of electronic medical records, the need for transparency of information, and the ability to link information across healthcare entities have, in many ways, already […]

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Short Takes

Deacom, Inc. (Wayne, PA) has announced a project win at Supplemental Manufacturing and Ingredients, LLC (Tempe, AZ) to deploy its Integrated Accounting and ERP System to “facilitate the company’s entrance into the pharmaceutical industry,” according to a Deacom announcement. Another […]

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