Entries by Akeso & Company

Health Service Journal: Nine trusts plan pharma network to save £17m

Akeso&Co have helped to deliver a pioneering collaboration project between nine acute trusts in West Yorkshire on a pharmaceutical network that could achieve efficiency savings estimated at more than £17m. Akeso&Co supported the opportunity assessment, solution design and outline business case to deliver forecasted one-off savings of £4.5m by creating a central medicines store, and further […]

Akeso & Company joins the MCA

The Management Consultancies Association is delighted to announce that Akeso & Company is the latest management consulting firm to join the Association. Specialising in the field of Healthcare and Life Sciences, Akeso & Company is an independent management consultancy offering experience and expertise in Procurement, Supply Chain and Healthcare Operations, delivering high value and lasting outcomes […]

BBC Radio 4: Could weaker pound cost the NHS?

Worst case scenario In the Health Service Journal in July, management consultant Chris Robson, who works with NHS trusts on purchasing, predicted the cost could be up to £900m. When we talk this month, he says things have not changed much, around a billion pounds per year, he says. But he is keen to stress that is […]

RFID Discovery: Case Study Theatre Kitting with RFID

In any acute hospital, ordering and preparing materials for scheduled and emergency procedures is a key process which traditionally takes up a large proportion of clinical time. By pioneering the use of RFID technology to centralise and streamline the management of theatre supplies, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (CUH) have freed up time for clinical […]

Gartner: The Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 for 2015

Gartner’s seventh annual Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 ranking recognizes companies across the healthcare value chain that demonstrate leadership in improving patient outcomes and lowering costs. Leaders are showing progress by aligning to patient care, company strategy and future revenue models. Read the full article. 

Harvard Business Review: Engaging Doctors in the Health Care Revolution

Despite wondrous advances in medicine and technology, health care regularly fails at the fundamental job of any business: to reliably deliver what its customers need. In the face of ever-increasing complexity, the hard work and best intentions of individual physicians can no longer guarantee efficient, high-quality care. Fixing health care will require a radical transformation, […]