12 Statistics on Surgery Center Supply Chain Strategy & Physician Engagement

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Here are 12 statistics on how surgery centers manage supply chain and how involved surgery center physicians are in the cost management process, according to Provista's 2011 Report of ASC Survey Findings.

Supply Chain GraphSupply chain strategies

•    Product standardization: 34 percent
•    Evaluation of GPO: 24 percent
•    Implementation of an order management system: 19 percent
•    Join or switch GPO: 6 percent
•    Change distributor: 6 percent
•    Other: 3 percent
•    Hire a consultant: 2 percent
•    None of these: 27 percent

Physician engagement in supply cost management  
Supply Cost Management•    Very engaged: 16 percent
•    Somewhat engaged: 39 percent
•    Engaged: 39 percent
•    Not at all: 6 percent

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