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Analyzing Value During a Global Pandemic

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  • Jan 22, 2021

Healthcare Purchasing NewsShort of universal acceptance and implementation, value analysis seems to slide along a scale of convenience. Some consider value analysis to be a synonym for "product evaluation," even though the former tends to be more strategic, less tactical and transactional than the latter. However, Lumere subscribes to product evaluation as a function of the larger and more encompassing value analysis process.

Dig a bit deeper in this Healthcare Purchasing News article on the connection between value analysis, supply chain spend, organizational initiatives and patient care as Lumere team members Suzanne Smith and Dan Hermes weigh in with other industry leaders on the holistic approach for value analysis that incorporates a broad framework with strategic direction reaching into the C-suite.

About Lumere

Lumere, a GHX company, is at the forefront of clinical decision making for medical devices and drugs. A leading provider of evidence-based data and analytics solutions, Lumere is helping healthcare organizations build clinically integrated supply chains. Successful collaboration between clinicians and supply chain is paramount to improving cost, quality and outcomes for both health systems and their patients. learn more


Suzanne SmithLumere Team Member Interviewed:

With more than 30 years of experience as a registered nurse and 13 of those years as a value analysis professional at MaineHealth, Suzanne Smith currently serves as solution advisor of Value Analysis at Lumere. In her role, she provides support to clients in many facets, including assisting clients with redesigning value analysis programs and improving physician engagement.



Dan HermesLumere Team Member Interviewed:

Dan Hermes, Senior Solution Advisor at Lumere, will lead this session as we address the importance of leveraging data to bridge the gap between supply chain and clinical needs. Hermes is a subject matter expert with 12+ years of experience as a supply chain and strategic sourcing professional, and currently uses his expertise to support clients in achieving their sourcing initiatives and goals.

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