Next level standardization, customization, cost reduction and patient satisfaction for self-distributing hospitals and IDNs: what we’re looking forward to at AHRMM 2017

Improving quality and clinical utility while eliminating unnecessary layers in the supply chain is our everyday goal at ASP Global. That is why we are sure to attend AHRMM- the leading education event and the central meeting place for providers, academics, affiliates, and vendors working in all facets of healthcare supply chain. We are confident … Continued

Industry Insight Series: Direct Sourcing and the Hospital Value Analysis Team – Part 3, Generating Organizational Buy-In for Direct Sourcing and Value Analysis

Make sure to read parts 1, 2, 4 and 5 of this Healthcare Purchasing News series on our blog. For Value Analysis Teams to be most effective when implementing direct sourcing programs, stakeholders throughout the organization have to buy into the process. For organizational buy-in, communication is key to realizing the clinical and financial benefits … Continued

ASP Global Acquires Professional Healing Solutions

Atlanta based company keeps expanding in the $53 billion home health and hospice market. June 1st, 2017 — Atlanta, GA — ASP Global an industry leader in global sourcing of hospital medical supplies, has acquired Crossville, TN based Professional Healing Solutions, a leading Durable Medical Equipment (DME) company. Professional Healing Solutions fulfills prescriptions for disposable … Continued

Bill Fallon joins ASP Global as Senior VP of Sales

30-year healthcare supply chain veteran charged with delivering efficiency gains, quality improvements and cost reductions for large hospitals, IDNs and the value analysis teams that support them nationwide. May 18, 2017 – Atlanta, GA ASP Global, a global sourcing and wholesale medical products distribution company serving hospitals, IDNs and large group practices, announces it has … Continued

Craig Long joins InHome Medical Solutions, an ASP Global company, as Senior VP, Business Development

30-year post-acute market veteran charged with delivering efficiency gains, quality improvements and cost reductions for hospice and home health providers nation wide. January 25, 2017 – Atlanta, GA InHome Medical Solutions, a wholesale medical products distribution company serving physicians, home health and hospice providers, announces it has hired Craig Long as Senior Vice President of … Continued

Northside Hospital boosts patient comfort with global sourcing

“Kits for care: How global sourcing helped Northside Hospital boost patient comfort” ASP Global is proud to provide Atlanta-based Northside Hospital an amenity kit for every patient who walks through its doors, including custom, specialized kits for new mothers and kits for breast cancer patients, filled with products to make their hospital stay as comfortable … Continued

AHVAP 2016: Insights into value and the hospital value analysis team

How value analysis professionals can appeal to physicians’ shifting priorities about value. Within healthcare’s shift from fee-for-service to value-based care, the Value Analysis Team (VAT) is increasingly responsible for ensuring hospital products reduce costs and improve outcomes with high levels of clinical acceptability and patient satisfaction associated with those products. From a forward-looking article published … Continued

The last place fee-for-service will continue to work for healthcare

Realize the benefits of self-distribution (minus the risk) by leveraging 3PL assets, expertise, and facilities plus global sourcing. Global sourcing of common, commoditized hospital products delivers improvements in quality and clinical utility while simultaneously reducing costs and improving the patient experience. But without the warehousing, fleet and personnel resources required for successful implementation of self-distribution … Continued