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Distributors Grow Sales Across Key Markets

Distributors Grow Sales Across Key Markets

Approximately $42.3 billion in medical products went through distribution in 2015, a 4.88% increase from 2014, according to GHX Market Intelligence. The acute care market accounted for more than half of total distributed product sales. HIDA has put together an infographic (PDF) highlighting the various segments experiencing the greatest year-to-year sales increases.

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Posted in: HIDA Resources, Research & Analysis, Supply chain data trends

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Pricing Accuracy Takes Major Step Forward

Pricing Accuracy Takes Major Step Forward

Last month, more than 120 suppliers, GPOs, and providers seeking to improve healthcare contracting efficiency gathered at HIDA’s first ever Contract Administration Conference in Orlando. This meeting specifically focused on ways trading partners can improve pricing management processes, such as standardizing customer identification, improving communications and providing ample notification in advance of contract activations. The [...]

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Posted in: Best Practices, Conference news & updates, HIDA News, How distributors make a difference

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