Here's what is most important to ASCs in supply purchasing decisions — 7 statistics

ASC supply chain leaders consider clinical results the most important attribute when purchasing medical-surgical supplies, according to HIDA's Provider Survey.

Here is how many respondents considered each attribute "very important":

1. Demonstrated clinical results: 64 percent
2. Controlling costs: 58 percent
3. Product quality: 52 percent
4. Improving patient satisfaction: 45 percent
5. Product is carried by my distributor: 9 percent
6. GPO Contract: 9 percent
7. Brand: 6 percent

Details on the survey and respondents can be found here.

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