Optimization of Key Resources

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Nov 25, 2013 (3 years and 4 months ago)

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Lawson Healthcare Solutions

Optimization of Key Resources

Forms a Foundation for

Excellent Patient Care

Enterprise Resource Management


Offers solutions to the 3
critical areas of
Resource Management:


Workforce
: Lawson
Human Capital
Management


Supplies:
Lawson Supply
Chain Management


Capital:
Lawson
Financials

Lawson Supply Chain Management


Provides the latest inventory management tools
to the health care system


Compatible with U.N. Standard Products and
Services Code® (UNSPSC) and GS1


Leader in industry


60% of the top 50 Integrated Delivery Networks


33% market share (hospitals with 250+ beds)


-

4,000 customers in 40 countries, including 100 health
care providers


Competitors include IBM/
Cognos
, McKesson and
Oracle


Data Flow

Downstream

Suppliers

Oracle,
Healthquest
, Crystal Reports

Lawson Materials Management Information System (MMIS)

Users

Admin

Upstream

Suppliers

Master File

Materials Management

is the branch of logistics
that deals with the tangible components of a
supply chain
. .. this covers acquisition,
quality
control

, purchasing and ordering …, and the
standards involved in ordering, shipping, and
warehousing

Wikipedia



Manufacturers


Supplies

Distributors


Cardinal


Direct
shipping

Facility


Mailroom


Receiving


Warehouse


Patients


OR


Floors


Supply
room


Traditional/ Legacy Model


Large Inventory of Items maintained in
hospital warehouse and storage areas in
hospital.


Large staff maintains inventory and searches
for items as they are requested by units


ESI/ NOVA software utilized to place orders,
manage stock


Process

Users’ Needs

Orders
Placed

Items
Shipped

Items
Received

Items
Distributed

Users needs→→ Requesting Items


Tasks


Catalog of items



Purchase Orders



Lawson Solution=
Materials Management
Inventory System (MMIS)


On
-
line, searchable
database of available items


Detailed descriptions of
products from supplier


Each item contains all
necessary fields to ensure
order accuracy


Every item has an
associated vendor contract
to ensure pricing accuracy

Requesting Items

Challenges


Disconnect between user of
items and supply
technicians

Lawson Solutions =
Requisition
Self
-
Service (RSS)


Orders placed directly by
users


Enhances accuracy and cost
control



UAB



over 2000 employees trained


500 are regular users

Requesting Items
-

Par Inventory


Tasks


Establish and adjust par
inventory goals for units
and storage areas


Determine items used on a
routine basis


Place orders to replenish
items, i.e. maintain par
levels




La
wson Solution


Maintains
electronic
database of par levels


Supports hand held
scanners


Scanners
generate
automated orders


Placing Orders

T
asks


Purchase orders faxed to
suppliers

Lawson Solutions


RSS and MMIS support
Electronic Data Interchange
(EDI) through
Global Health
Exchange
(GHX)


Enhances productivity


Creates an electronic trail of orders



Facilitates payment


Allows future use of GS1 standards



Lawson Electronic Fax
Integrator

Shipping & Receiving

T
asks


Cross reference items with
orders


Receipt of items from
Cardinal, other distributors
and delivery providers (Fed
-
Ex, UPS, USPS)


Update Accounts Receivable

Lawson solutions


Electronic matching of
orders and deliveries


Maintains preset palate
unloading by final
destination


MMIS interfaces with UAB
Finance’s Oracle enterprise

Distribution

Tasks


Deliver items


Track location of items


Respond to recalls


Monitor expirations

Lawson Solutions


MMIS includes final
destination information on
all items



MMIS identifier specifies
deliverey

location


Facilitates locating recalled
and expired items

Improved Patient Care

Right Item/Right Patient/Right Time

Eliminates Waste

Decreased Costs

“Just
-
In Time” Inventory

Fewer Staff

Improved Accuracy and Enhanced Productivity

MMIS

RSS

LAWSON MATERIALS MANAGEMENT