case 6-3 - Case 6-3 Carson Manor Situation Taylor is a supply director for Winston Carson provided nursing care for 30 years with 470 beds and 235

case 6-3 - Case 6-3 Carson Manor Situation Taylor is a...

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Case 6-3: Carson ManorSituation:Taylor is a supply director for WinstonCarson provided nursing care for 30 years, with 470 beds and 235 junior staffs.The Carson manor administrator takes charge of Day-to-day operations of the Carsonmanor and reported to the city’s director of social services.Purchasing authority should be granted by municipal bylaw; the PSD focus on theneeds, divisions, service cost, quality, delivery timing and reliability.Carson Manor had cost problem as the bed price was unnecessarily high and 8months ago, city council asked Mr. Peterson and Mr. Davis to give a report about reviewand alternatives(1) This report recommended an operational review by an outside agency(2) This report was to contain comparative costs analysis, feasibility of increasingcost efficiency review and implications of possible alternatives review.(3) This report focused on the difficulties of the measuring and controlling costswithout the patient classification system which will develop nursing level.Taylor drafted an RFP for companies with relevant experience; 5 consulting companieswere invited and 3 proposals were submitted with following cost breakdown:Patientcare-$35000, Clarke-Hamilton-$47000 and Standardcare-77000.Taylor would like to use evaluation criteria and weighting to evaluate the proposals(1) Proposals evaluation criteria and weightings include methodology, anticipatedreduction and implementation costs, experience and references.(2) Proposals evaluation criteria and weightings should focus on needs of socialservices division and the content of RFP.Taylor had to finish the recommendations and justifications by December 19.Basic Issues:Alternative suppliersAccomplish supply objectives at the lowest possible costs. Bid evaluation processSupplier relationship management
Purchasing for a public-sector organizationCategorize and decide what is needed.Supplier identification, evaluation and selection.

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