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Register for the UDI Conference, April 24-25, 2018, Baltimore, MD. AHRMM is the lead content sponsor at the UDI Conference - THE educational authority on UDI – during the annual gathering for medical device manufacturers, distributors, and hospitals to continue FDA UDI Regulation understanding and implementation, share progress, and learn how to harness the data in the Global UDI Database (GUDID).
April 17, 2018 | Content Areas: Technology | Tags: CQO, Regulatory, Suppliers, UDI | Formats: Webcast
In this AHRMM webcast, Karen Conway, Executive Director of Industry Relations and Value at GHX discusses her research with the FDA on the value of UDI adoption in healthcare organizations. AHRMM’s Mike Schiller, Senior Director of Supply Chain, joins the conversation by describing the actions AHRMM is taking with the Learning UDI Community (LUC) to identify adoption practices and move beyond compliance. This Webcast is also available as a Podcast.
The FDA announcement of GUDID Release 2.2 explains the details of the enhancements aimed at reducing the burden on manufacturers wishing to corrections or improvements to GUDID. At the same time, FDA UDI Team has also enhanced AccessGUDID, providing users with more transparency on the updates to each DI record.
March 08, 2018 | Content Areas: Technology | Tags: Data Standards, Inventory Management, Regulatory, UDI | Formats: Webcast
Susan Morris, CMRP, FAHRMM, Healthcare Executive, Cerner Corporation, explains the different parts of the Unique Device Identifier (UDI) and which part should go into the Item Master. This webcast walks through the three FDA-accredited issuing agencies that assign UDIs and explains what information is in the different barcodes and how to read them both electronically and by human sight.
In a large academic medical center like The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC), not having the correct supplies at the right time can have a clear and direct impact on patient care—inventory tracking and replenishment systems based on “best guesses” and estimates just won’t cut it.
Author: Charles Hodge, President and CEO, BlueBin, Inc.
January 08, 2018 | Content Areas: Technology | Tags: Analytics, Change Management, Cost Management, CQO, Inventory Management | Formats: Article
Collecting and analyzing data has been a top priority for the healthcare supply chain in recent years. Health systems have been on a quest to find the right data. Data with the power to unveil some of the long-elusive mysteries behind supply usage and costs to help make smarter product and technology decisions, ultimately reducing cost and enhancing patient care. Health systems that visualize data tailored to the clinical team’s needs will be able to improve clinical outcomes, while also driving financial and operational results.
Author: Michael DeLuca, EVP of Technology and Client Services, Prodigo Solutions
November 30, 2017 | Content Areas: Technology | Tags: Change Management, CQO, Data Standards, Procure to Pay, Regulatory, UDI | Formats: On-Demand Recording | CPE Credit: 1
Learn about regulatory requirements and actionable steps for hospital providers to adopt data standards and improve supply chain efficiency and patient safety.