Materials Management: Automating Inventory and Cost Control
Automating the processes within the Materials Management department allows you to reduce operating expenses and see dramatic procurement savings.
One hospital saves approximately $500,000 using Boston WorkStation to load the inventory purchases, price updates and charge distribution to their in-house system
Another hospital saved 40 hours during a system conversion, where they used Boston WorkStation, the workflow automator, to automate the vendor address correction updates required.
A UK hospital estimates a savings of £14,000 per year from automating price updates.
Automating workflows in an organization offers greater efficiency and higher accuracy with fewer resources. Particularly when budgets and staffing are tight, automation allows managers to get these day-to-day jobs done with little or no oversight.