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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December 02, 2013 | Content Areas: Leadership | Tags: Analytics, Cost Management, CQO, Physician Preference, Reimbursement, Strategic Sourcing, 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.
January 02, 2013 | Content Areas: Procurement | Tags: Benchmarking, Contracting, Cost Management, Distribution, Inventory Management | Formats: White Paper
This Fellow paper presents healthcare procurement strategies of four countries - the United States, Botswana, the United Kingdom, and China - as a means to evaluate volume aggregation under different healthcare delivery models.
A recap of the Executive Thought Leader Forum hosted by AHRMM on August 6, 2012, to discuss the transforming healthcare environment.
July 02, 2012 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Benchmarking, Cost Management, Inventory Management, Physician Preference, Regulatory, Reimbursement | Formats: White Paper
A case-study describing Banner Health's implementation of a strategic initiative to address supply utilization across seven states in 23 facilities.
May 29, 2012 | Content Areas: Procurement | Tags: Contracting, Inventory Management, Strategic Sourcing, Suppliers | Formats: White Paper
Focusing on strategic sourcing is a must in today's challenging healthcare environment for any organization. This AHRMM Fellow paper examines what exactly is strategic sourcing, and what are its benefits. The paper addresses several leading practices helping to achieve sustainable results, including identifying opportunities by conducting a strategic sourcing process, preparing a supplier profile, understanding supplier risk and recognizing dynamics of a supplier market.