Whenever a healthcare organization is considering a software implementation, like PeopleSoft ERP, it is extremely important to remember that software is a support mechanism for your hospital’s systems and processes, not a substitution. When preparing an install or dealing with software issues, your software systems must be prepared so that they manage your organizations specific needs and processes. Strategy First, Then PeopleSoft Systems …

While ERPs are often seen as a fancy software system for managing different aspects of your operations, sometimes events happen in the industry which bear in mind the need to remember that an ERP is an enterprise resource planning system. For hospital financial management teams, the industry-wide ERP changes motivated by the 2010 ACA are creating several new pain points creating innovation …

When it comes to using your ERP for hospital supplier management, there are some important areas your organization needs to address to effectively increase quality vendor relationships, decrease inventory and supply issues and integrate your supply chain management with the rest of your organization. Addressing the following 5 issues with supply chain relationships can drastically impact your supplier management for good! …

Enterprise resource planning has taken on a whole new meaning with software and information systems created to manage the entirety of hospital resources. Enterprise Resource Planning software (ERP) is designed to integrate with an organization’s systems, hardware, patient relationship management, supply chain management and more. It should increase organizational efficiency, not create a hindrance. Proper Planning Although technology has made leaps …

Mission critical is the most accurate way to describe the hospital supply chain. Managing and maintaining the ordering, receiving and dispersal of supplies, from medicines to drinking straws, demands up to date information at all times. It’s important to oversee how the supplies are moving, where any supply chain pinch points or slow-downs that require attention are, and verify use patterns. Another aspect …