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PPI Spend Management | Bill-Only Process

Automation From Implant Bill Sheet to Purchase Order: How Kermit Integrated with Oracle at Inova Health to Increase Accuracy, Save Time, and Reduce Spend

Today’s hospitals are facing an unprecedented set of challenges as labor shortages, supply chain disruptions, and inflation combine to depress hospita...

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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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Kermit News

With a Two-Year Revenue Growth of 116%, Kermit Ranks No. 84 on Inc. Magazine’s List of the Mid-Atlantic Region’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Inc. magazine this month revealed that Kermit is No. 84 on its third annual Inc. 5000 Regionals: Mid-Atlantic list, the most prestigious ranking of th...

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Kermit News

Back to School: Kermit in the Curriculum at Berkeley Haas and Harvard Business School

Kermit is back in school! But not what you think; Kermit is the subject of a case study authored by Harvard Business School and being taught this seme...

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Kermit News

Kermit Wins 2022 Heartbeat of Healthcare Supplier Award from Federation of American Hospitals

Washington, DC, March 8, 2022 - Kermit, healthcare's first cloud-based spend management application for implantable medical devices, was awarded today...

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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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