Atul Gawande just wrote a piece in The New Yorker in which he applies The Cheesecake Factory (TCF – restaurant chain) model to the healthcare system. He cites soaring costs, mediocre service, unreliable quality and significant variability in outcomes/results as the dominant attributes of the current medical system in the USA. Sounds like the typical Supply Chain/Sourcing issues that almost all of us are trying to deal with on a daily basis.
Two weeks ago we talked about some of the techniques that can help launch a successful Spend Analysis (SA) project. This week we’ll focus on answering some of the tougher questions we get asked.
Last week we introduced some next practice thinking around Spend Analysis. This week we will talk about some of the techniques that can help launch a successful Spend Analysis project.