Chapter News

Click on a state for a list of its AHRMM Affiliated Chapters.

Region 1: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and all foreign countries

New England Society for Healthcare Materials Management

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Region 2: New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania

Health Care Resource Management Association of Greater New York - LinkedIn - Facebook

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Healthcare Materials Management Society of New Jersey, Inc. 

HMMS-NJ will be presenting a seminar on Wednesday, April 11th at The Holiday Inn in Clark, NJ starting at 5 p.m. CEU’s will be offered to those who attend. Look for our full invitation on our website.

Healthcare Purchasing and Materials Management Association of Western Pennsylvania - LinkedIn

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SEPAC, Inc. - LinkedIn - Twitter - Facebook

SEPAC will raffle off a scholarship for an all-expense paid trip to the AHRMM conference in Chicago, August 12-15, 2018. Details for entry are at Hope to see you there!

Region 3: Delaware, District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia

Kentucky Society of Healthcare Purchasing and Materials Managers

KSHPMM is in the planning stage with KSHE Members for its upcoming September Healthcare Conference, September 18-20 in Owensboro KY.

Mid-Atlantic Society for Healthcare Materials Management (MASHMM) - LinkedIn

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North Carolina Association of Healthcare Resource and Materials Management - LinkedIn

The NCAHRMM Board and its members invite you to the 2018 NCAHRMM Spring Education Conference to be held April 29th - May 2nd at the beautifully renovated Ballast Hotel (former the Hilton Riverside) located in beautiful Wilmington, NC.

We are please to offer a four (4) hour CMRP review session on Sunday afternoon (pre-registration required) with a fully loaded education agenda beginning Monday morning with Dr. Jimmy Chung, AHRMM Board member and CQO champion providing our opening Keynote.

We invite our supplier partners, members and non-members to sign up for this extraordinary opportunity to learn, network and renew old (or establish new) relationships. We say it every year, but this year we are striving to provide almost 18 contact hours in a single setting (includes CMRP review).

The price is right: $150 for members and $250 for non-members. The location is perfect: on the riverwalk in beautiful Wilmington, NC. The opportunities: endless. The memories: priceless. Go to the NCAHRMM website: for more information or contact one of the NCAHRMM Board members listed on the website. Hope to you see you there!

Virginia Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management - LinkedIn - Facebook

Happy New Year from VAHRMM! The VAHRMM board is looking forward to 2018, as the chapter will be celebrating their 35th anniversary. Join the chapter to celebrate at their annual conference, October 24-26 at the Westin Virginia Beach Town Center. The event will start with an annual golf tournament and a welcome reception for first time attendees.

Stay tuned for additional networking opportunities throughout the year.

Region 4: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee

Georgia Society for Healthcare Materials Management - LinkedIn

GHSMM continues to provide weekly CMRP learning sessions that include participants from across the country.  We have several CMRPs that join in the call to share their knowledge and experience. Check our website as we begin scheduling webinars:

Remember to mark your calendar and join us this year at our annual conference in Savannah GA, September 5th through the 7th at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. This year’s speakers and topics are sure to be exciting and relevant to the challenges that we face as supply chain professionals.

For membership information in GHSMM, please explore the chapter website at or email Danielle Williamson,  or Jhmeid Billingslea, .

Mississippi Hospital Association Society for Supply Chain Management in Healthcare 
Facebook - Twitter

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South Carolina Society of Hospital Materials Management
Website - LinkedIn - YouTube - Facebook

The South Carolina Society of Hospital Materials Managers is currently seeking a representative of a South Carolina facility to fill the role of Secretary on the chapter Board. The position starts as Secretary and then proceeds to Vice President, President, and Past President over the course of a four-year term. The responsibility of Secretary to is to maintain minutes from monthly meeting and prepare a monthly newsletter for chapter members. The role and responsibilities change each year as the officer transitions from one title to the next.

Contact either Kim Wooten at or Paulette Simmons at for more information about volunteering and to express interest in serving.

The South Carolina Society of Hospital Materials Management will host its annual Spring Conference in Myrtle Beach, SC.  The dates are May 30th - June 1st, 2018.  We will be at the Kingston Plantation - Embassy Suites. We invite Supply Chain members, Vendors, etc. to attend not only from South Carolina but also surrounding territories including Georgia, North Carolina, Tenn., Virginia, etc. Please notify Kim Wooten, SCHA if you would like to attend. E:

Sun Coast Chapter of AHRMM

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Tennessee Association of Healthcare Resource & Materials Management

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Region 5: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin

Chicago Metro Chapter of AHRMM

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Greater Ohio Chapter of AHRMM - LinkedIn

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Indiana Hospital Supply Chain Association

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Michigan Association of Healthcare Resource and Materials Management

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Wisconsin Healthcare Purchasing & Materials Managers Association

Save the date for the 2018 WHPMMA Fall Conference, which will be held September 12-14 at the Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI.

Region 6: Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota

Kansas Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management - LinkedIn

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Remember to visit KAHRMM’s Facebook and Twitter pages to stay current on upcoming events.

Minnesota Chapter of AHRMM

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Missouri Association of Healthcare Purchasing & Materials Management

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Northern Plains Association of Healthcare Materials Management, Inc.

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Region 7: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas

Greater San Antonio Healthcare Resource & Materials Management Association

GSAHRMM is pleased to announce the selection of the 2018 board members.


Randall Ashmore - President

Wyman H. Herring III – President Elect

Christopher Jenkins – Past President

Sandra Keesee – Treasurer

Starla Curtner – Secretary

Linda Gunter – Affiliate Director

John Leaver – Sponsor Director

Check out our website at or contact Wyman Herring at for more info.

North Texas AHRMM

North Texas AHRMM held its March membership meeting on Thursday, March 15th, at Texas Health Resources, Arlington. Texas.  Attendees enjoyed the opportunity to network, refresh acquaintances and meet new chapter members. Following an introduction of provider and supplier attendees, new chapter members in attendance were introduced by Sharron Davis, Membership Committee Chairperson. 

Treasurer Danny Claus presented chapter financials, and was followed by Lisa Marta with an update from the Communications and Event Planning Committees.

Philanthropy Committee Chairperson Joe Velasquez presented eight 2018 Philanthropy Opportunities for Consideration: DME Exchange, Fisher House, Habitat for Humanity, The Family Place, North Texas Food Bank, Shaken Baby Alliance, Child Advocacy Center, and Summer Internship Program. Attendees were encouraged to submit additional ideas for philanthropy opportunities to the North Texas AHRMM Board.

Shaun Clinton, Texas Health Resources Vice President of Supply Chain served presented “Ratios and Supply Expense: Why a Good Denominator Makes a Difference”, His presentation was very well rated by the attendees with a record number of 24 surveys turned in. Attendees were hungry to hear more and which generated interest for additional future presentations on related topics. Survey comments indicated that attendees found the presentation to be very relevant to health care supply chain professional, both providers and suppliers. Five attendees signed up for CPE credits. A total of thirty-nine provider and supplier attended the meeting.

Society for Arkansas Hospital Purchasing & Materials Management

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Texas Gulf Coast Supply Chain

The Texas Gulf Coast Supply Chain had a great turnout at their March Chapter Meeting. Robert Maliff, Director, Strategic Growth & Business Development presented: Keep Your Eyes on these Medical Technologies – ECRI’s 2018 Top Watch List. It was a great informative presentation that the chapter enjoyed.

The next chapter meeting will be on May 16th.

The President, announced that the TGCSC will team up with World Americas for our educational event in October-more information on the event to follow.

Region 8: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming

Arizona Healthcare Materials Management Association - LinkedIn

 No news available.

Rocky Mountain Association for Healthcare Resource and Materials Management

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Region 9: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington

California Association of Healthcare Purchasing and Materials Managers - LinkedIn

The Board and Conference committee is already busy making plans for the 45th Annual Conference to be held October 23-25, 2018. For more information visit:

Western States Healthcare Material Management Association

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