In today’s healthcare environment, controlling cost is an essential component of the business. However, costs can’t be controlled unless they are appropriately measured and made visible to decision-makers throughout the organization. With timely and accurate information, healthcare organizations can stay focused on improving the quality of care while making better decisions and lowering the costs of care to patients. Doing so requires a modern and well-deployed Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution.
Your ERP system is essential for a healthcare organization. This system provides an integrated view of core business operations, such as cash flow, orders and purchasing, payroll, HR, and more. More importantly, ERP systems allow healthcare systems to understand their finances and control costs in their supply chain. Many healthcare organizations are currently considering changing their ERP system, and having the right software is critically important to the success of these organizations.
However, it can be challenging to get all operational areas to agree on a common solution. So how does a healthcare organization evaluate and gain consensus on an ERP solution that works well for our industry? When choosing an ERP vendor, organizations need to understand how all of its current processes operate as a whole and their desired results. It is also essential to invest the right resources and staff to implement the ERP system and train employees properly. This white paper will walk you through the typical components of an ERP system, deployment options, managing the selection process, facilitating a decision, ramping up, and when to bring in help.
In this whitepaper, we discuss the challenges of gaining consensus on your ERP system selection as well as how to achieve it. The following topics are covered.