Preferences Don’t Have to Drive Variation in PPE Products

The smallest adjustments to personal protective equipment and apparel can make a big impact on your hospital staff and patients. For example, adjusting the thickness and stretch of the elastic on a bouffant cap helps the cap stay on properly and improves comfort. Offering gowns with elastic cuffs and an optional-use thumb loop tucked away … Continued

Comfort and Caring for Breast Cancer Patients

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, so we’d like to acknowledge our health system partners who go the extra mile to comfort breast cancer patients during treatment. Patients facing a breast cancer diagnosis also face a challenging course of treatment, whether surgery or chemotherapy is advised. Surgery can be a difficult decision. Chemotherapy brings unique … Continued

The Questions We Hear at Every Conference

Kids are back to school, the air has turned crisp, and that means that fall meeting and event season is upon us. We’ve spied some terrific agendas coming up at both national events and regional AHRMM chapter meetings. In addition to learning and networking at events, we genuinely enjoy helping health system leaders get hands-on … Continued

Do your nurses need Helping Hands for patient positioning?

No one understands front-line patient care challenges better than clinicians themselves.   Clinicians’ unique perspective shaped the development of the Helping Hands tissue displacement strap. Both patients and the nurses who care for them are the ones who need a “helping hand” from this unique product. Nurses Are Lifting More Mass Patients’ body mass index … Continued

Becker’s Hospital Review Publishes Article on Common Direct Sourcing Myths by Lorne Tritt

Becker’s Hospital Review recently published an article by Lorne Tritt, CEO of ASP Global, in their Hospital CFO Report. The article, “Don’t let these myths hold you back from direct-to-manufacturer sourcing”, disproves the common myths about direct sourcing that prevent health systems from implementing their own direct sourcing programs. Tritt states: Direct sourcing connects the … Continued

Unlock Clinician-Led Product Innovation

No one knows clinical care requirements better than the clinicians themselves. On the front lines around the clock, clinicians know exactly what would make patient care safer, more effective, and more comfortable. This is what makes clinician-led product innovation so valuable.  Your clinicians have great ideas about product improvements and innovations – make sure your … Continued

Five Health System Leaders Putting Their Brand on Supplies

At ASP Global, we’ve noticed a sharp uptick in IDN leaders asking us to apply their own health system brand and logo to clinical care products.  What’s driving this strategy for leading health systems? We took a closer look at some of our recent client projects to find out. What’s self-branding? “Self-branding”, “house branding”, or … 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