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Inventory management is the science behind the supply chain. Cardinal Health is committed to ensuring that you have the right product in the right location and in the right quantity to improve patient outcomes.
By improving clinician satisfaction through product availability at the point of care and reducing redundant stocking locations, we can help you improve your supply chain efficiency. From dock to patient and back, we offer proven methods to optimize the management of your inventory.
ValueLink® Supply Management Services is an industry-leading logistics service that helps eliminate the large cost of storing, maintaining and distributing supplies. ValueLink® is designed to meet the needs of your facilities based on demand flow. ValueLink® streamlines inventory management by delivering logical unit of measure orders directly to your hospital departments or other points of care—reducing excessive touchpoints in the supply chain.
ValueLink® Par Optimization delivers the most efficient use of your inventory and labor investment by aligning your on-hand inventory and service schedule with your true demand.
Through analysis of your historic product usage, along with Lean Six Sigma methodologies, our process ensures you have the right amount of inventory. Analysis of your historic data provides information to proactively manage stockouts, obsolete inventory, weekly delivery cycles and line activity at the point of use.
Wound Closure Management Services is a comprehensive solution that manages suture and endomechanical inventory. Suture and endo products have higher clinical preference and are more difficult to substitute. Our solution offers higher fill rates of these critical products resulting in improved inventory turns, shipment accuracy, elimination of expired product and streamlined ordering, reporting and invoicing. These improvements enable a reduction in on-hand inventory dollars—as well as improving clinician satisfaction by reducing their involvement in supply chain activities.
We can help you create and maintain an efficient OR supply chain. Using our proven 4-step process led by our clinical and logistics experts, we assess your current procedural supply chain and design a customized procedural pack program based on your specific organizational goals. Our extensive product portfolio gives you options to ensure the right pack for the right procedure, maximizing value and minimizing waste. Organizations partnering with Presource® experience increased productivity and cost savings through process and product changes, as well as decreased waste and product returns.
Our customized solutions
We’re aware that sometimes a turnkey solution doesn’t fit your needs—varying demand patterns, distribution requirements and product flow sometimes require a more customized approach. We offer collaborative solutions that leverage our supply chain expertise, decision analytics and tools, and Lean Six Sigma approach. From receipt and putaway to preference card management—our specific customized solutions will help you achieve supply chain optimization.