As healthcare systems across the country continue to implement Supply Chain Management “Best Practices,” many are now focusing on their supply chain vendor performance via Key Performance Indicators (KPI). As such, let’s focus on one key operational KPI: Back Orders to illustrate how to leverage your SCM solution.
About Ricky Arredondo
Ricky brings over 25 years of information technology and Change Management expertise to the Healthcare industry. Ricky has led some of the largest Healthcare focus IT/ERP practices in the vendor community, where he and his teams offer clients an integrated approach to systems implementations that focuses on Public Sector (State & Local Governments) and Healthcare, operational, financial performance improvement, analytics, and supporting middleware technologies. He specializes in back-office operations systems, Federal reporting, and optimization of leading-edge technologies, Business Intelligence, Middleware, and Time & Attendance systems. Through the course of his career, Ricky has completed twenty-seven major Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) project life-cycles from kick-off to go-live, successfully led "best practice" applications during Finance, Supply Chain and Human Capital Management/Security, and Analytics (KPIs) projects. Senior ERP/Time & Attendance certified Financial and Procurement Suite Project Manager/Consultant. Negotiated 100+ ERP Public Sector/Healthcare vendor contracts for client selections.
Entries by Ricky Arredondo
Cost Accounting in healthcare via Decision Support has always relied on core clinical systems for revenue, quality, episodic, and statistical variables. Supply and labor cost components via allocation methods from the finance system, however, continue to challenge true service and product line costs of services. Evolving healthcare cost accounting now depends on an underlying Data […]
Healthcare organizations rarely have “transformational” opportunities, but revisiting the Chart of Accounts (CoA) allows your organization to reassess and enhance your business requirements. Designing a new CoA has the potential for creating more positive, transformative change than other aspects of a modern Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. The CoA is pervasive throughout both health and […]
Reform-driven “disruptions” or changes continue to impact healthcare’s transparency and cost-control efforts. Both transparency and cost-control efforts support IT spending, smarter analytics, and expansion of products and service lines beyond traditional partnership models. Both are also a catalyst for consolidation of operations and initiatives to transform hospitals into new delivery models focused on leveraging the […]
Consider that average office of the Chief Financial Officer is challenged with: Business Intelligence (BI) solutions that are separate and uncoordinated Supporting varying Key Performance Indicators (KPI), business drivers, and calculations across operational and clinical systems Dealing with disjointed “systems of record” reports for the various business and services lines
As the average hospital today has almost 850+ mission critical applications, the word “interoperability” has now become synonymous with Enterprise Integration (EI). EI is the goal of connecting software (read: getting to data) from different vendors’ solutions notwithstanding differences in infrastructure technology and application architecture. Hospitals must connect all manner of disparate healthcare applications while […]
The goal of this blog is to help you learn about healthcare best practices for fixed asset management and suggest tips for implementing them in your hospital. These best practices will help you to seek out potential savings in your fixed asset base and show you how to save time in the process. Key topics […]
The following Part Two of the Healthcare Payroll PeopleSoft Best Practice Guide reviews the PeopleSoft application features and functionality used in production to determine if these are being utilized optimally. Your review should compare the current production system features (including customizations) against delivered functionality.
As many healthcare organizations have begun to focus on how to manage labor expenses (with a goal to reduce) without reducing headcount, I have been asked to share some Healthcare Payroll PeopleSoft Best Practices recommendations and suggestion for PeopleSoft optimization. The following “Healthcare PeopleSoft Payroll Best Practices Guide” is one of two that offers strategies […]
The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) is moving to an environment where Managers will process changes for their employees using Pages in PeopleSoft 9.1/Tools 8.52 Manager Self Service. The Pages will have approval routing that is based on the level of the Manager submitting the request as well as the “reports to” Manager. […]
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