Best Practices for Optimizing Preference Cards

By working alongside providers and clinicians in hundreds of hospitals, Syft has identified true best practices for managing preference cards. Syft Synergy calculates preference card efficiency by aggregating actual consumption data and comparing it with what was picked as part of the case pick process and by tracking items added during procedures. Download Brochure

Economic Impact of Preference Card Optimization

According to one source, PPIs (Physician Preference Items) constitute 40-60% of a hospital’s total supply cost. Proven through extensive research and experience with customers using Syft Synergy, PPI related savings potential can range between 5-8% of costs by working with surgeons to reduce supply variation. Source

Preference Card Optimization: Before and After

Users engage with real-time and reliable costs and usage data which provides decision support for more cost-effective product choices. Users can drill down to specific specialty, procedure, physician, preference card-level and optimize surgeon cards based on usage history. Watch the Demo

Optimizing Preference Cards Boosts Efficiency

  • Reduce product round-tripping with current preference cards
  • Lower waste and returns through improved preference card documentation
  • Eliminate expensive preference card consulting engagements once needed to update cards
  • Increase labor efficiency by reducing internal, manual analysis’ that generate static data which is immediately obsolete
  • Real-time analytics and dashboards help to ensure cards are always current and clinicians are satisfied

Perioperative Point-of-Use in Syft Synergy

Syft Synergy is a comprehensive platform of software and services used to gain enterprise-wide visibility and control of inventory and costs.More