Mechanicsburg, PA (PRWEB) August 31, 2012
Puridiom, leading provider of Procure-to-Pay spend management solutions, recently sponsored a webcast that examined trends in health care procurement and opportunities for savings in such key spend categories as purchased services--facilities/MRO, outsourced services and technology. The webcast, “Procurement and Negotiation Strategies for Health Care” was produced by My Purchasing Center and featured speakers from Corporate Contracts, Cardinal Health and Puridiom.
The webcast was targeted at hospitals and medical facilities that are under increasing pressure to reduce costs while continuing to make investments in technology, as a result of health insurance reforms of the Affordable Health Care Act. However, the strategies introduced could also be applied to other industries as well.
For procurement professionals in health care, costs can be cut by a careful assessment of administrative expenses followed by prioritized and sharply focused procurement actions in each key spend category. Procurement’s actions must span the entire procurement-to-supplier payment workflow.
The webcast provided tips for negotiation and showed how to:
Puridiom is a leading Procure-to-Pay solution provider, offering the most comprehensive eProcurement software on both Cloud and Licensed platforms for organizations of all sizes and industries. For over 29 years, Puridiom has streamlined function in the supply chain with innovative technologies, providing dynamic personalized services and extensive domain experience. The easy-to-use software and team strategies enable organizations to gain a competitive position and transform business into a strategic resource savings entity. Solutions include: Enterprise Procure-to-Pay, Puridiom Xpress, Strategic Sourcing, Catalog Content Management, Supplier Enablement, Invoice Automation, Business Process Outsourcing, and Travel Management. E-Procurement consulting services are also provided.