Study shows benefits of international purchasing:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Large savings can be made if hospitals use an international network of suppliers, concludes a worldwide market analysis carried out by the Juan Canalejo Hospital in Madrid, Spain. The study contacted 1,253 suppliers in 33 countries with the aim of finding out how suppliers and manufacturers operate, says Diario Medico. Spanish suppliers, which are particularly interested in how other countries mange their purchasing systems, wait an average 270 days for payment.
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