The length of CPOs’ careers in procurement and supply management has grown over time. Less than 20 years ago, CPOs averaged 15 years in the function; in 2017, average years of experience grew to 21. The CAPS Research study 2017 Profile of a CPO includes trends on compensation, gender, mobility and many other job-related characteristics of the CPO. ...
CAPS News - October 2018
Punchout and ERP-hosted product catalogs metrics, new healthcare research, and organizational design, all in the CAPS October 2018 Newsletter.
SM employees v. total
The strategic role of the supply management group is expanding in scope, but at many companies, existing headcount levels and resources remain unchanged.
Physician Preference Items Management
Physicians have autonomy in deciding the devices they use for patient care, which can circumvent cost savings, volume economies, and other benefits that come from including procurement. Approximately 60% of total spend by hospitals comes from physician preference items (PPI) for which physicians play a key role in acquisition. The goal of this report was to study challenges, opportunities, and management efficiencies involved in procuring PPIs. ...