GRA live from Australian Healthcare Week - Day 1

GRA's James Allt-Graham and Shanaka Jayasinghe provide a summary live from Day 1 at the Australian Healthcare Week.

 

The event has showcased the amazing amount of change in the Australian Healthcare sector and the opportunities in productivity and efficiency in their supply chains. 

Whilst the service chain in this sector has a long way to go to catch up to retail and manufacturers some Healthcare providers are recognising that now is the time pay attention to this area to drive efficiencies, improve patient care and reduce costs. 

View their summary from Day 2.

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