PPI Spend Management

PPI Spend Management | Vendor Management

How A “Procure-To-Pay” Strategy for Implants Can Lead to Labor Efficiency, Improved Accuracy, And Increased Cost Savings

Like many industries in the U.S. today, hospitals and health systems are being challenged by an unprecedented shortage in qualified labor. These labor...

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PPI Spend Management | Contract Negotiation | Vendor Management

4 Ways to Partner with Surgeons in Your Implant Savings Initiatives

Often, when supply chain leaders discuss cost savings opportunities with surgical teams, their ideas are met with a heavy dose of skepticism, resistan...

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PPI Spend Management | Contract Negotiation | Vendor Management

Revisions and the Other “Impossible” Divisions We Successfully Implemented Capitated Constructs (And Our Ambitions for Even More)

We have already made it clear: we are big supporters of the capitated construct, one fixed price for a surgical procedure where implants are used, reg...

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PPI Spend Management | Bill-Only Process | Vendor Management

Is It Time to Reconsider Capitated Constructs To Address Runaway Implant Costs?

When procedural capitated cost models were first introduced as a strategy to reduce the expense for total hip and knee arthroplasty cases, the strateg...

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PPI Spend Management | Bill-Only Process | Contract Negotiation | Vendor Management

5 Ways to Find Implant Savings in 2022

In 2022, it is time to look ahead for many hospitals and health systems. After a challenging two years, many hospital supply chain leaders are taking ...

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PPI Spend Management

4 Real Implant Bill Sheet Compliance Issues That Could Have Overcharged Hospitals by $40K+

Editor's Note: The images in this blog are all real bill sheets audited by Kermit. For the purposes of this blog post, information has been redacted a...

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PPI Spend Management | Bill-Only Process | Contract Negotiation | Vendor Management

Technology-Driven Spend Management & Seasoned Supply Chain Resources: How Kermit & RDA Partner to Elevate Healthcare Supply Chain

For many hospitals and health systems, 2021 represents a year of financial recovery where every opportunity to regain some of what was lost during tho...

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PPI Spend Management | Bill-Only Process | Contract Negotiation

3 Takeaways from Our Strategic Sourcing Webinar with Inova Health's Patti Hoch

Kermit recently hosted a webinar that explored how a health system’s clinical resources can be leveraged to fill critical roles in a supply chain depa...

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PPI Spend Management | Bill-Only Process

Using Advanced Analytics to Transform Your Implant Spend

Pop quiz: Using data you have access to, answer the following questions:

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PPI Spend Management

Looking to Improve Your Bottom Line? Significant Wins Are in Your Supply Chain.

Former medical device sales executives leak industry secrets with their proven and unique way of wringing waste, fraud and abuse from physician prefer...

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