From the January 2013 issue of HealthCare Business News magazine
It’s difficult to find a downside to a well planned transition to managed print services. With the right vendor selected, IS on board, proper analysis of ROI from the purchasing and finance departments, and finally “C-suite” support with a good communications plan to get everyone feeling good about the transition, it would be hard for anyone to lose.
About the author: Leon Zebrick is Director, Contracts/Utilization, for Ochsner Health System, New Orleans, Louisiana. His responsibilities include negotiating pricing and contracts for implantable products and devices (physician preference items) as well as specific non-clinical products and associated projects. Mr. Zebrick also provides oversight for outsourced clinical engineering services, and has disaster preparedness responsibilities that include Ochsner’s waterborne rescue capability and its affiliation with State search and rescue teams. Leon previously served Ochsner as a cetified BMET, department manager, assistant vice president-IT, and as director of Customer Service. He holds a Masters degree in Healthcare Management from the University of New Orleans, an undergraduate degree in Business Administration, and a degree in Electronics Technology.
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