Research Article| Volume 5, ISSUE 4, P753-760, December 1985

Hospital Laboratory Inventory Management

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      Standard business inventory procedures can be cost effective when they are adapted to hospital laboratory inventory management in a 500-bed hospital. The investment in a central laboratory store-room and one additional employee yields financial benefits and indirect service benefits. The system requires consistent use of simple procedures throughout the laboratory, and can be coupled with improved strategies for purchasing supplies.
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