Evidence-Based Medicine

Intalere Member Best Practice Spotlight – Intermountain Healthcare – Center For Value Based Surgery Improves the Physician/SCO Relationship to Allow Operational Improvements

Issue Physicians at Intermountain Healthcare were requesting deviations to contracted items and were sometimes resistant to standards, contracts or reducing variability. Solution Intermountain developed the Center for Value Based Surgery (CVBS), a cross-functional, hyper-focused program that brings the supply chain to the table as an active and engaged partner to surgical supplies decision making. The […]

Deliver Value to the Customer and the Community

by Julius Heil, President and CEO, Intalere As in any consumer transaction, customers must feel that they have received proper value from their medical care provider. But as we have touched upon throughout other sections of this briefing, that value must be balanced between cost/quality factors to ensure sustainability for all. All options, including alternative […]

Intalere Member Best Practice Spotlight – Parkview Health – Product and Equipment Trials Project Analyst

ISSUE In a growing IDN, migrating to the Institutes Model of organizational structure, more specialty and subspecialty physicians are being recruited into Parkview’s healthcare system. Parkview clinicians make significant efforts to ensure evidence-based best practice products and equipment meet patient needs and provide for optimal patient outcomes. These initiatives have led to a significant upturn […]