White papers serve as resources for exploring and confronting the challenges and complexities faced in the supply chain field. AHRMM welcomes new additions to its library. In addition to white papers, AHRMM Fellow (FAHRMM) papers are included in the white paper repository. Note: viewing certain papers are a member-only benefit.
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Free White Paper from Vizient: The Power to Dramatically Improve Your Organization’s Bottom Line May Be Hiding Within Purchased ServicesFebruary 01, 2016 | Content Areas: Procurement | Tags: Analytics, Benchmarking, Purchased Services | Formats: White Paper
Today, most hospitals are spending more on purchased services than they need to. In fact, purchased services are ripe with financial savings possibilities — yet these areas are largely unexplored in many health care organizations. Why? As with many complex challenges, one major factor is knowing where to begin. Which purchased services categories should be the priority? What’s the best strategy? What role does data play? Is expert advice available?
Vizient's new white paper and webinar address three primary steps to achieving savings in purchased services, and identify the top 10 spend categories that typically provide the highest return. In addition, they will demonstrate one hospital’s purchased services savings successes and provide actionable tips to help you begin improving.
The white paper written as a recap of the 2015 Cost, Quality, and Outcomes (CQO) Summit, held in August 2015. The four-part paper presents a review of the CQO Movement, summarizes the presentation on the changes in the payer sector, and recaps discussions on the CQO from a physician perspective and on the leading indicators and role of the supply chain.
December 01, 2014 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Analytics, Cost Management, CQO, Reimbursement | Formats: White Paper
The white paper written as a result of the AHRMM Executive Thought Leader Summit held during the AHRMM14 Annual Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, Florida.
October 01, 2014 | Content Areas: Procurement | Tags: Contracting, Purchased Services, Strategic Sourcing, Suppliers | Formats: White Paper
As the pressures of reform continue to squeeze healthcare organizations, many are rushing into outsource relationships without fully understanding the benefits and risks associated with this type of business model. This AHRMM Fellow paper presents a case study illustration of one organization's journey through an outsource implementation. Through a consolidation of lessons learned, standard protocols for ongoing vendor relationship and performance management are established.
May 19, 2014 | Content Areas: Logistics | Tags: Distribution, Inventory Management, Shipping and Receiving | Formats: White Paper
A review of inventory distribution methods utilized throughout healthcare including advantages, disadvantages, and considerations of best practice to assist with the selection of the correct method to be used in managing variable need supplies for a busy remote GI Lab.
December 02, 2013 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Cost Management, CQO, Reimbursement, Suppliers | Formats: White Paper
This white paper was written as a result of the AHRMM Executive Thought Leader Forum held during the AHRMM13 Conference & Exhibition in San Diego, Calif. The paper presents healthcare supply chain tools and strategies for navigating the Cost, Quality, and Outcomes (CQO) Movement, and explores new initiatives designed to advance the supply chain from a transactional program to a strategic contributor to organizational success.
March 08, 2013 | Content Areas: Procurement | Tags: Change Management, Contracting, Lean/Six Sigma | Formats: White Paper
The AHRMM Fellow paper describes the steps taken to change the hierarchical management style to a team-based work culture, the actions taken to implement lean tools, and the wins achieved by the team.