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OR Inventory Management

Managing inventory costs in your Operating Room

Managing your healthcare supply chain in a cost-effective way is critical. Managing operating room inventory costs is one of your biggest opportunities.

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Efficient management of OR inventory

Designed to drive clinical workflow efficiency, our solution supports compliance and lowers costs, while allowing you to focus on patient care.

Tissue and implants

An intuitive and simplified way to manage bi-directional tracing and critical chain of custody for tissue and biological implants from the supplier to point of use.

Streamline the workflow and provide clear documentation on tissue integrity, preparation and supplier cards, all while supporting strict tracking standards from the Joint Commission.


Our suture management program addresses your critical supply challenges with sutures such as par level optimization, physician preferences, usage tracking and cycle counts.

Orthopedic implants

Designed for management of implants, our solution uses real-time data to reduce waste, identify savings opportunities and support patient safety initiatives.


Workflow-centric for clinicians

Our OR modules span the entire process of receiving, using and tracking supplies. The clinician-friendly tools allow clinicians to spend their time taking care of patients, not products.

Our inventory control technology

The power of Cardinal Healthâ„¢ Inventory Management Solutions is contained within our cloud-based analytics software.

This supply chain software and dashboard communicates with on-premise Cardinal Healthâ„¢ RFID-enabled Smart Cabinets, 2-Bin Kanban, RFID-enabled Smart Wands and Barcode scanners. The system has visibility to the current state of your inventory, can identify usage trends, and make actionable recommendations.

  • Intuitive user interface encourages compliance
  • Integration with existing OR systems
  • Automatic data capture of item-level information
  • Real-time supply visibility
  • Proactive management of expired and recalled products
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