Written by Marla DiCarlo For medical operations of any kind, including retina clinics, inventory is one of the primary expenses. The costs of maintaining an inventory are on the rise, but not having what’s needed at any given time can …
The expense and ubiquity of injections makes knowing the status of every dose imperative. AS FEATURED IN OPHTHALMOLOGY MANGEMENT MAGAZINE: Retina Injection Dose-Tracking Software Offers Multiple Benefits Modern retina practices deal with an inventory of very expensive injection medications. When …
Given all the reimbursement hoops there are to jump through and the significant costs associated with injectable medications, it makes sense that today’s most efficient Retina practices take inventory management very seriously. Whether it be determining par levels and creating …
Challenge in Medical Operations The cost and challenges within the clinical business operation keep increasing at significant speed and health practitioners everywhere are feeling the pressures. There’s a tighter squeeze by payers for reimbursement and little ease from contract negotiations. …
Dose tracking will be increasingly crucial as health care continues to experience change, since providers must effectively manage patient treatment and protect valuable prescriptions. But how can doctors effectively implement dose tracking in their practice or facility? Why Dose Tracking? …
Hospitals often struggle with inventory management. Are there strategies for bringing this problem under control to better serve patients?
How can accurate and timely data help individual practices and facilities strengthen their balance sheets?
Many medical practices and facilities estimate how much inventory they will need using traditional methods like Excel or pen and paper. This approach is simple at first, but its limitations will be apparent as the practice grows. What other methods are available for a growing business?
EDI technology is not new. But many medical practices are still not taking advantage of its capabilities to optimize spending and save money.
Barcoding in healthcare promises to be a game changer for inventory control. But how can medical providers best use barcodes for their needs?
Medications are some of the biggest expenses any clinical setting incurs. What tools do you have in place for expiration tracking?
In an environment of increasing business competition, industry specific software can be a powerful tool to help your business not only survive but also maintain a path of healthy growth.
Technology can provide an effective tool in the fight against prescription drug abuse
Urgent Care Centers are increasingly using inventory management software to optimize purchasing and lower costs.
Running out of medical inventory can be costly to your practice in many ways, but how can this be avoided?
Understanding PAR (Periodic Automatic Replenishment) Levels is critical to managing any medical practice or facility, since PAR levels help control spending and maintain stocks. This will be especially important as providers navigate an environment of continuing uncertainty in the healthcare industry.
Perpetual inventory systems can help your business control costs and stay on a path of healthy growth
A few simple tips for selecting medical inventory management software can keep the process practical, rational, and ultimately profitable for your medical practice.
Medical inventory management is less about medical office size and more about about operational complexity.
The ABC-VED matrix looks at both cost and criticality in helping you build and manage your medical inventory
There are a number of factors that make your practice unique, so it’s important to find an inventory control technique that fits your needs.
When using Excel spreadsheets to manage inventory, make sure to capture the information that identifies each item, and its location. This method, however, relies diligence to maintain accurate information, and this can be difficult during a typical busy day.
While you were in the stock room you might have noticed that some of your products had no barcodes on the packaging at all. This creates a problem when implementing a barcode system. How do you track an item without a barcode?
These seven tips will help ensure a smooth implementation process when your medical, dental, or veterinary practice decides to purchase a new software.
How can you avoid common pitfalls as you select and use inventory software?