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Chicago Inno: Here Are the 2019 Chicago Innovation Award Winners

After reviewing more than 450 nominations, 100 finalists were announced in September and a panel of 14 judges picked this year’s winners. Of the 25 selected winners, Lumere was chosen as one of the eight "Main Category" winners for 2019. read more

HIT Consultant: Data: The Foundation For Collaborative Leadership To Deliver High-Value Care

Physicians, who are integral to creating a more value-based system, are expressing more interest in data that they believe can improve both the quality and cost of care. Two recent studies by Lumere and Deloitte found that a significant percentage (70-90%) of physicians believe data on the cost of products would be valuable in their decision-making process. read more

Becker’s Hospital Review: How Northwell, Banner Health approach formulary management

Health systems' pharmaceutical spending is expected to rise by up to 6 percent in 2019, making effective formulary management more important than ever. In this article, Northwell Health and Banner Health detail their evidence-based approaches to formulary management. read more

RevCycle Intelligence: Physicians Are Supply Chain Champions at Ochsner Health System

Learn how Ochsner, one of the country’s largest independent academic health systems and Louisiana’s largest health system, is engaging physicians and putting them in leadership positions in the supply chain to achieve value in the changing healthcare market. read more

Managed Healthcare Executive: Four Opportunities to Tap into Biosimilar Cost Savings

While some health systems have fully adopted the use of biosimilars, others have been slower due to a range of obstacles. Read on for strategies to overcome the four most common barriers to adoption. read more

Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare: Navigating Medical Device Evaluation Challenges

Evaluating the clinical, cost, and safety benefits of medical devices is more important than ever. Unfortunately, it’s more difficult than ever as well due to factors such as incredibly complex care delivery, the sheer volume of medical devices on the market, an explosion in scientific knowledge, healthcare fragmentation, and the tendency to rely on vendor marketing materials for information. In this Q&A, Gina Thomas, RN, MBA, chief nursing advisor at Lumere, offers her perspective on how healthcare organizations can manage these challenges. read more

Healthcare Purchasing News: Physicians, surgeons should seek common ground with Supply Chain leaders

Is it possible that healthcare is on the verge of bringing more clinical understanding to Supply Chain and financial and operational acknowledgement to physicians and surgeons? Two prominent physicians foresee clinical integration with Supply Chain as one of the next big things in healthcare that will define the coming decade and elevate both professions by the next one. read more