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Unformatted text preview: Background on LUM inventory? Hospital Inventory Management Questions How much time is wasted on nurses walking around locating materials? What is the relative cost of nurses vs. material handlers doing material handling? What are the most frequently used products in the hospital? What is the time span of the implementation process? How many local “supermarkets” will be provided? What is the budget for implementation? Is there an inventory tracking system for nurses? Is there an inventory check out for nurses to decrement inventory in supermarket? What is the re-order point? How urgent is the arrival of the new product? How much safety stock is there? Always perform to a specific service level? How many nurses are available per shift in each of the departments we are analyzing?...
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- Winter '08
- material handlers, Michael Mark Michael Priesand Vincent Zhang IOE