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September 19, 2018 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Analytics, Change Management, Contracting, CQO | Formats: Event | CPE Credit: .50 per webinar
Transform CQO from a concept into a strategy using tangible information and tools, and applying best practices for the supply chain operations most tied to a value-based environment.
August 30, 2018 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Contracting, Cost Management, CQO, Strategic Sourcing, Suppliers | Formats: Article
Outcomes-based contracting is no easy feat but when conducted properly, it creates a synergistic model that can significantly improve outcomes.
Author: Jeffrey Ashkenase, MPA, Executive Vice President, Acurity, Inc. and Nexera, Inc.
August 30, 2018 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Strategic Sourcing, Suppliers | Formats: Article
Investing in our local communities and partnering with local vendors is a win-win situation for all parties, but how to negotiate contracts with smaller vendors while still being fiscally responsible?
Author: Nicholas Link, CMRP
The goal of this report is to share best practices, while generating continued dialogue within the AHRMM community and across the broader health care field on clinical integration in the supply chain as a critical component of the CQO Movement. The case studies included in the report provide insights into the evolution of the CQO Movement and create opportunities for you to engage with others across your organization and across the health care field to create leading practices of your own.
August 09, 2018 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Analytics, Asset Management, Capital Equipment, Strategic Sourcing | Formats: On-Demand Recording | CPE Credit: 2
In this 2-part webinar recording, we will learn the importance of a standardized capital replacement plan. The first webinar covers developing and implementing a standardized capital replacement plan and the second webinar covers how to sustain the plan.
July 19, 2018 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Analytics, Asset Management, Capital Equipment, Strategic Sourcing | Formats: On-Demand Recording | CPE Credit: 1
Save time when identifying replacement needs by creating a capital equipment replacement planning process.
Leading Home Health Organization Provides High Quality Ostomy Care, at a Minimum Average of 40 Percent Lower Cost, Through Product Formulary StandardizationJuly 09, 2018 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Change Management, Clinical Resource Management, Physician Preference | Formats: Leading Practice
Post-operative complications from ostomy surgery are the second leading cause of readmissions in the U.S., at an average cost of $9,000 per readmission. Furthermore, 76 percent of ostomy patients report regular leakage from their stomas, leading to skin complications and greater supply usage/costs. Read how one organization recognized that ostomy product standardization had the potential to improve patient outcomes, simplify care for clinicians, and reduce the total cost of care per patient. The challenge was to standardize in a way that delivered clear benefit to all parties, without disrupting care delivery or patient satisfaction.