IU Health distribution center plans to deliver to ASCs

Indianapolis-based Indiana University Health's Integrated Service Center, a facility that provides medical supplies to the system's hospitals and acute care centers in the state at a reduced price, is expanding to deliver supplies to other facilities, according to Inside Indiana Business.

1. The facility, which began shipping supplies in July 2018, will eventually provide supplies to IU Health's ASCs and physician offices.

2. The facility has robotic technology that collects supplies from a bulk inventory and serves all 16 IU Health hospitals.

3. The facility surpassed its 2018 goal of saving the health system $4.2 million in costs.

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