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Health Care Operations and Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Operations, Planning, and Control by Evelyn Brown, John F. Kros

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CHAPTER 1

HEALTH CARE OPERATIONS AND SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGY

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Understand why the management of operations and supply chains is important to the health care profession.
  • Understand the role that purchasing, logistics, and vendor-managed inventory play in health care.
  • Understand the meaning of efficient and effective operations and supply chain management.
  • See how the management of operations and supply chains relates to health care.
  • Understand the competitive dimensions of operations and supply chain strategy within health care.
  • Know what measures are used to evaluate the operations and supply chain management function.
  • Understand what the bullwhip effect is and how it applies to health care.

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