AHRMM White Papers
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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March 05, 2012 | Content Areas: Procurement | Tags: Benchmarking, Cost Management, Inventory Management, Suppliers | Formats: White Paper
This Fellow paper examines internal supply chain processes and hospital management principles that are expected to bring best results - reduced costs and improved quality of care - in the new value-based purchasing model.
December 01, 2011 | Content Areas: Finance | Tags: Cost Management, Legislative, Regulatory, Reimbursement, Sustainability | Formats: White Paper
This white paper explores the realities facing healthcare delivery, some of the new models being developed and what they could mean for the supply chain.
October 03, 2011 | Content Areas: Leadership | Tags: Cost Management, Group Purchasing Organizations, Physician Preference, Reimbursement | Formats: White Paper
A thought-provoking report on the broad range of strategic issues and challenges confronting today’s supply chain executives. The report presents perspectives of 26 seasoned healthcare supply chain executives who attended the Executive Thought Leader Event, sponsored by VHA, held on August 8, 2011, during AHRMM11 Annual Conference in Boston, Massachusetts.
August 01, 2011 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Change Management, Cost Management, Data Standards, Reimbursement, UDI | Formats: White Paper
The purpose of this white paper is to explore which supply chain practices are most applicable and/or can be adapted to the needs of healthcare. In addition, executives with leading healthcare delivery organizations provide their perspectives on how to put these concepts into practice.
August 01, 2011 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Asset Management, Benchmarking, Change Management, Cost Management, Data Standards | Formats: White Paper
Healthcare reform is undeniably causing care providers to rethink the way they do business. The Supply Chain at Geisinger Health System believes that we can no longer be “just a Supply Chain.” In fact, the Supply Chain strategy that we set forth for the next few years does not recognize a Supply Chain in the future.
March 01, 2011 | Content Areas: Procurement | Tags: Clinical Resource Management, Contracting, Group Purchasing Organizations, Physician Preference, Suppliers | Formats: White Paper
This AHRMM Fellow paper identifies lessons learned from implementing an expanded contract management at East Alabama Medical Center.
Improving & Managing the Sterilization Process Through the Use of Surgical Instrument Management Software & LeanOctober 04, 2010 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Central Sterile, Clinical Resource Management, Cost Management, Lean/Six Sigma, Reprocessing | Formats: White Paper
Description of an integrated delivery network project - a Central Services Lean Six Sigma Reprocessing Project for Surgical Instrument Management (SIM) - that created greater efficiency in serving the Operating Rooms, and streamlined the workflow to increase accuracy, decrease errors and missing instruments, decrease training time, and increase transparency of tracking, productivity, and efficiency data.