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Spring 2011


In November 2007, United Health Services Materials Management implemented a Just in Time Inventory system to have a tighter control of their supply chain. This project examines the accuracy of the par levels currently employed by the United Health Services and the financial impact of operating a Just in Time inventory system using inaccurate inventory and par levels. In addition, the project researches other hospitals using JIT inventory management systems to compare implementation and management practices of JIT process.