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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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Kermit News

Kermit Named to Baltimore Business Journal’s 2021 Fast 50 List for Second Year in a Row

Hunt Valley, MD, November 4, 2021 – The Baltimore Business Journal today announced their Fast 50 List for 2021, ranking Kermit as the 19th fastest gro...

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Implant Recall Management

How to Improve Your Hospital's Recall Management Process

According to the Office of Inspector General your hospital may be on the hook for implant recall reporting after they found more than 900 hospitals fa...

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Implant Recall Management

The OIG is Watching: Is Your Current Recall Management Process Compliant?

In November 2020, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued the report titled “Hospitals Did Not Comply with Medicare Requirements for Reporting Ca...

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Contract Negotiation | Vendor Management

Three Important Reasons You Should Negotiate Rather Than Extend Your Expiring Implant Contracts

The pandemic continues to stress already over-worked hospital supply chain resources. And yet, the contracting calendar marches on; undaunted by your ...

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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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