Primary Care: How to Organize Your Supplies, The Right Way

Every physician's office is different. Whether you store your product on hand in a cabinet, closet or  shelf, there are ways to maximize limited storage space. As summer comes to an end, now is the time to prepare your primary care offices for back to school season, flu season and more.

Setting up supply management for success now, can help prepare you for later in the year when products fly off shelves due to seasonality. From immunization and vaccine supplies such as needles and syringes to flu test kits, masks and gloves, now is the time to prepare for the rest of the year. Check out these supply organizational tips from Concordance.

Organize by Barcoding
Healthcare providers with stocked products and supplies can benefit from the adoption of a barcoding system. Barcoding allows providers to manage products more accurately and efficiently. Barcoding is a system that can dramatically increase inventory accuracy by making product immediately recognizable by using a scanner. The system does the grunt work for you, streamlining your inventory management process.

uCommand logoDistribution partners, like Concordance, provide additional assistance other than product delivery in the form of paired solutions. One supply chain solution from Concordance is the uCommand® family of tools including uCommand Stat™ and uCommand Mobile™. This technology allows providers the ability to build a custom ordering system tailored to their unique needs. The web-based platform is easily adaptable so that as your needs change, uCommand® can change with you.

Organize by Procedure
Whether you work in a family practice, an Ob-Gyn, or a Dermatology practice, products need to be organized in order to streamline efficiencies for the increase of patient visits and for managing supply stock and future orders. This entails utilizing your distribution partner to help manage current inventory levels and help with future orders. Organize your products via procedure or exam room. This method leverages product on hand in the rooms they will be used. Instead of requiring trips to shared closets, individual cabinet or room storage adds convenience for physicians, nurses and other healthcare providers to utilize products and supplies as needed.

Organized by Us
Concordance account managers can provide insights into product and supply histories, reminding you of the trends of your office and remembering products you might forget. We know the value of stocking up in preparation of seasonality. Our team members know their accounts inside and out and we are dedicated to advising, rotating stock and taking your inventory so you are better prepared to focus on patient outcomes.

Our supply chain solutions provide you with technology designed to maximize efficiency. BeCompliant and SMART Reporting tools provide transparent reporting, showing trends in usage, formulary compliance, contract utilization and expirations. These reports are customizable and help you gain maximum visibility and control of your supply chain, allowing you to manage your supplies seamlessly.

Concordance Healthcare Solutions recognizes the needs of primary care providers. Whether you are a single practitioner, specialty clinic, Ob-Gyn or an orthopedic office, Concordance can provide you with everything you need. Contact us today so we can help prepare you for the rest of 2019.

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