Advantien's Tim Burney Discusses ASC Orthopedic and Spine Supply Chain Optimization With Becker's ASC Review

Tim Burney, Chief Executive Officer for Advantien, has participated in a Q&A with Becker's ASC Review on how ASCs can improve the value of their spine and orthopedic procedures.

In the column, titled "How orthopedic & spine ASCs can optimize their supply chain: Advantien CEO & founder Tim Burney weighs in," Tim answers the following questions:

  • What are the biggest sources of waste in the supply chain for traditional orthopedic and spine procedures?
  • How are companies innovating to become more efficient and cost-effective in orthopedic and spine implant design and distribution?
  • What tactics are the smartest ASC owners and operators using in the supply chain to maximize the value of orthopedic and spine procedures?
  • Where do you see orthopedic and spine implant supply chain innovation going in the future?
  • What impact does an improved supply chain have on orthopedic and spine ASCs?      

To view the article, click here. To learn how Advantien can help your ASC optimize its orthopedic and spine supply chain, contact us today.

Advantien's Tim Burney Contributes Column on Lowering ASC Spine and Orthopedic Implant Costs to ASC Focus

Tim Burney, Chief Executive Officer for Advantien, has contributed a column to ASC Focus, the official magazine of the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association.

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The column is titled "Lowering the Cost of Spine and Orthopedic Implants." In the piece, Tim explains that the savings potential on spine and orthopedic implants is significant for ASCs, and then identifies and discusses a number of key concepts ASCs should consider to maximize the savings and successfully navigate the sales tactics of implant reps.

To view the article, click here. To find out how Advantien's customized implant purchasing and management services can help your ASC achieve significant savings on your spine and orthopedic device purchases, contact us today.

Advantien's Ryan Fredricey Contributes Column on ASC Spinal Implant Prices to Becker's ASC Review

Ryan Fredricey, Chief Operating Officer for Advantien, has contributed a column to Becker's ASC Review.

The column is titled "6 steps for ASCs to negotiate the lowest spinal implant prices." In the piece, Ryan analyzes the importance of taking the following steps:

  • Ignore list prices
  • Factor in disposable costs
  • Don't rely on GPO pricing
  • Challenge "premium product" claims
  • Get surgeon support
  • Solicit third-party expertise

To view the article, click here. To find out how Advantien's customized implant purchasing and management services can increase your ASC's profits from spine and orthopedic devices, contact us today.

Becker's ASC Review, part of the Becker's Healthcare family of publications, features general business, legal and clinical guidance on topics relevant to outpatient surgery.