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November 30, 2017

November DetermiNews: A review of the month in source to pay and contract management

November DetermiNews: A review of the month in source to pay and contract management

If you search online for “agility and adaptability,” (or, like in our last blog, ask Alexa), chances are the links shown will be a menu of education, supply chain and leadership topics. Which works perfectly to summarize what we covered this month: Agility is the ability and willingness to learn from experience and apply that to perform successfully in new situations; Adaptability is to embrace change. We strive for both every day, and help our customers do the same.

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October 4, 2016

Improving Insights Into Third-Party Risk (Series 4 of 4)

Improving Insights Into Third-Party Risk (Series 4 of 4)

Reducing the Cost of Physician Self-Referrals with Better Compliance: What SIM & CLM Offer Healthcare Providers in Managing Stark Law

Physicians have been abiding by a code of ethics since antiquity. Next time you go to your doctor’s office look around and you may see the Hippocratic Oath hanging on a wall. Considered a rite of passage written by Hippocrates of Kos in the 5th century BCE, the oath requires a new physician to swear to uphold specific ethical standards.

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September 22, 2016

September Determinews: Autumn in the air

September Determinews: Autumn in the air

Labor Day’s just a few weeks past and already we’re at full tilt with summer a distant speck in the rearview mirror. Back-to-school may also be a thing of the past for most of us, but here at Determine the Source-to-Pay learning – and sharing – never stops. Risk is a big theme this month –what it is, where it is and how to control it.

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September 20, 2016

Improving Insights Into Third-Party Risk (Series 3 of 4)

Improving Insights Into Third-Party Risk (Series 3 of 4)

Non-Compliance in Food Safety Is High Risk for Everyone: What SIM & CLM Offers Food Services Industry in the Context of Third-Party Risk Management

Like many industries, the food service industry is challenged with having to adhere to regulatory compliance. However, unlike most industries, the impact of lack of compliance regarding quality and safety in the food supply chain is not only a business challenge that presents possible reputational damage, but can potentially pose a huge public health risk.

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August 31, 2016

“Risk” is in the Eye of the Beholder

“Risk” is in the Eye of the Beholder

“Risk” Is in the Eye of the Beholder

I am still amazed at how the conversation about a broad topic such as risk is dependent on the individual I am speaking with, and more often will just be focused on contract management.

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