Often overlooked because they fall outside traditional supply chain responsibility, Purchased Services categories account for roughly 40% of TPC’s Members’ total spend, and represent a potentially untapped source of savings for our Member organizations. Through TPC’s comprehensive Purchased Services strategy, Member-led initiatives have achieved over $35 million in total savings in a variety of targeted areas. One such program helping decrease Member overhead is TPC’s Capital Equipment Services, which provides aggregation opportunities through an unprecedented real-time view of capital budgets across multiple health systems.
The healthcare industry is no stranger to disruption or escalating costs, and in fact, many operators within the sector have grown accustomed to these challenges. But that is not to say that these organizations aren’t actively searching for ways to cut expenses and provide better experiences. And one way to do this -- rethink healthcare foodservice.