Infoscience

Journal article

From health logistics to health supply chain management

Philippe Wieser investigates complex health systems that are today organized in networks. Often these networks are underutilized due to a lack of coordination and consistency between the partners. The optimization of care quality and cost control is generally carried out locally and results in underoptimization. The concepts, methods, and tools used in industry make it possible to improve such situations and move from local care logistics to a global approach based on health supply chain management.

    Keywords: supply chain management

    Reference

    • EPFL-ARTICLE-173187

    Record created on 2011-12-23, modified on 2016-08-09

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