January 20, 2022

Integrated data, insights lead to cost, time savings for OR staff

By: Shawn McBride

In 2020, supply costs were once again reported as one of the greatest line-item expenses in a hospital, exceeding labor expenses. US hospitals have most recently reported a combined $36 billion in medical and surgical supply costs. These expenses account for more than half of a hospital’s total supply costs. And, as the pandemic continues, these costs continue to rise at unsustainable rates.

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