Healthcare’s Financial Recovery after COVID-19 Depends on Data and Evidence

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  • Apr 02, 2021

Reigning in spend can be challenging, but not impossible when there is collaboration between supply chain and clinical teams. These partnerships should be founded on the exchange of clean, accurate real-time data that pinpoints factors affecting cost, quality and outcomes of surgical cases. Combining the competencies of traditional supply chain with the expertise of clinicians provides a platform for success.

Dr. John Cherf, Chief Medical Officer of Lumere and Senior Solution expert, Dan Hermes shared a three-prong strategy to support financial sustainability and create a more clinically integrated supply chain.

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

Lumere Team Member Interviewed:

As Lumere’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Cherf provides clinical and organizational leadership to the development and application of evidence-based insights. He works closely with health systems to design care variation reduction programs and to implement specific initiatives. He recently concluded a five-year term as the chief of orthopedics for Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. Dr. Cherf has more than 20 years of clinical experience in sports medicine and knee surgery.

Lumere Team Member Interviewed:

Dan Hermes, Senior Solution Advisor at Lumere, is a subject matter expert with 12+ years of experience as a supply chain and strategic sourcing professional. He currently uses his expertise to support clients in how best to leverage Lumere’s Category Optimization solution to define and achieve tactical sourcing initiatives and goals.

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