The OpenMarkets data team continues to find vital insights from sifting through the purchase and request data of the hospitals in our community. Our Purchasing Trends from Quarter 4 offer the community insights into the macro trends which will help suppliers work more efficiently with hospitals.

Since most purchase orders are issued in Quarter 4, bringing suppliers and providers together more efficiently is the key to removing waste from the healthcare supply chain. This will allow hospitals to better stretch their capital budgets, and to help suppliers better operate and serve those on the front lines of patient care. Read the Top Six Capital Equipment Purchasing Trends for Quarter 4.

Tom Derrick

Tom leads a range of core functions for OpenMarkets, including strategic partnerships and marketing. Prior to OpenMarkets, Tom served as a senior communications director for... More about Tom Derrick