In a survey of healthcare C-suite executives to discover priorities given the uncertainty in healthcare, cost management is a primary focus.
In the March 2017 OpenMarkets broadcast, Sean Poellnitz, Director of Contracting & Resource Utilization at CHRISTUS Health, outlined the reasons they manage their capital program from a position of transparency, and shared benefits that accrue to both CHRISTUS and their supplier partners as a result.
OpenMarkets developed a market share tool to help providers discover leading suppliers in the major equipment categories, and give suppliers insight into their success with the OpenMarkets network of 250+ hospitals.
CHRISTUS Health does something unique from nearly every other large IDN: they publish their capital budget to suppliers. On Wednesday, March 22, at 12 p.m. EST/9 a.m. PST, Sean Poellnitz, Director of Contracting & Resource Utilization at CHRISTUS Health, will present, “Why CHRISTUS Preaches Transparency in their Capital Program”.
OpenMarkets CEO Michael Fineberg discussed the struggles and opportunities of today's capital equipment market in an article published February 27, 2017 in the Journal of Healthcare Contracting.