We start from where you are.
Supply Chain solutions that meet any need and achieve results fast.  
Our team of subject matter experts assist clients in delivery mission-critical projects with proven outcomes. At RDA, we build strong and sustainable supply chains for our clients, that reduce costs, optimize operations, engage clinicians, and integrate across the enterprise. 
Our Services
Hands on problem-solvers.
Performance 
Improvement
Inventory
& Space Optimization
Interim
Management
Our Approach
Supply Chain expertise and resources you can trust.
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Performance Improvement
 

Reduce expenses, improve and integrate operations, and engage clinicians across the full supply chain spectrum (acute and non-acute) from vendor selection through payment, value analysis, strategic sourcing for supplies and services, contracting, purchasing, logistics, distribution, warehousing, inventory and operations.

Value Analysis

RDA provides experienced Subject Matter Experts across all non-labor spend categories (supplies, purchased services, pharmacy, IT, etc.) RDA works with clients to provide specific expertise for specific initiatives or overall value analysis transformation. RDA advances Value Analysis initiatives by expediting results and enhancing the process and overall structure for sustainable results and on-going ROI. 

Rapid Response Teams
RDA's Rapid Response Teams℠ are created from RDA's highly qualified supply professionals who have seen hundreds of hospitals - the good, the bad, and the ugly. Utilizing RDA's proven best in class supply chain practices, data analytics and propriety technology solutions, we help you achieve your desired outcomes faster.

We provide resources to complete individual projects, large scale comprehensive engagements, and leaders to facilitate Rapid Improvement Events. We incorporate a lean and change management approach, utilizing a “practitioner approach" for lasting results.

 

If you know what you need but don’t have the time or resources to accomplish the goal, we deploy our Rapid Response Teams to expedite results. This solution is for both providers and suppliers.

Inventory & Space Optimization
 
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Optimize inventory, space, and associated labor with RDA’s industry-transforming proprietary cloud-based solution, Demand Logic™. Demand Logic™ integrates inventory optimization algorithms with supply dimensions and storage requirements to establish and design space planning solutions. Demand Logic’s™ comprehensive approach includes work flow assessment and recommendations that result in lean operational efficiencies and clinical satisfaction while utilizing lean methodologies. 

 

This solution is for both providers and suppliers. 

Interim Management
 

Fill open supply chain leadership roles (Manager, Director, and Vice President levels and other key supply chain positions) with RDA’s experienced resources that meet the needs and qualifications required until permanent resources are on-boarded.

 

RDA’s interim leaders enhance supply chain performance through best practices, mentorship, transition management and hands-on training.

 

This solution is for providers.

Success Story

Recently, Owens & Minor enlisted RDA’s support at a leading multi-facility 800 bed teaching system in the Southwest to resolve some challenges that had arisen from recent expansions and turnover in key positions. The health system needed support in re-establishing a sound platform of operational excellence including daily workforce leadership, technology integration, and performance measurement/management.

RDA’s methodology with this engagement was an executive supported, ground up approach. The first phase was assessment, seeking to understand and then articulate root causes to key operational performance issues.

Once a root cause analysis was completed, the next phase focused on alignment of resources, technology, and initiatives to the hospital’s stated strategic goals. Great care was taken at this point to ensure planned actions truly resolved root challenges and were still aligned with the larger strategy.