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In this short webcast, Chris Wiekert, Sr. Product Manager at Infor, will take you through the steps he used to lead his department in a culture change from one with poor service levels, inefficient manual processes, and a general dissatisfaction towards the overall department, into a customer-focused, highly valued service to the organization. This Webcast is also available as an AHRMM Podcast.
March 30, 2018 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Change Management, Contracting, CQO, Purchased Services, Strategic Sourcing, Suppliers | Formats: On-Demand Recording | CPE Credit: 1
Learn how sharing the risk of product or service outcomes is becoming more common in healthcare and how providers and suppliers can work together to generate financial, operational, and clinical value.
March 16, 2018 | Content Areas: Finance | Tags: Benchmarking, Cost Management, Group Purchasing Organizations, Purchased Services, Strategic Sourcing | Formats: On-Demand Recording | CPE Credit: 1
Tackling purchased services doesn’t have to be scary. Discover actionable tips to help identify cost savings within purchased services areas to help your staff become more comfortable and inclined to address purchased services.
This webinar was sponsored by Premier, Inc.
Real-time supply chain costs serve as an indicator of how efficiently resources are being used by different parts of the organization. Armed with this information, healthcare providers are beginning to predict what their supply needs are instead of being reactive, which most of the time results in excess purchasing that inflates costs across the board.
Author: Murry Walden, President, H-Source, Inc.
March 16, 2018 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Analytics, Clinical Resource Management, Cost Management, CQO, Reimbursement | Formats: Article
Healthcare delivery systems in the U.S. have traditionally targeted health intervention strategies at individuals rather than populations. However, the transition to value-based care necessitates that healthcare providers develop population health management strategies to improve disease management. This article outlines the ways in which population health management can benefit both the healthcare system and the health of the communities it serves.
Michelle Kurta, PhD MPH, Data Scientist, Pensiamo, Inc.,
Mary Beth Lang, DSC, RPH, MPM, CMRP, Executive Vice President, Cognitive Analytics, Pensiamo, Inc.
Benjamin Collier, PhD, Senior Director Of Data Science, Pensiamo, Inc.
Scott Mullins, VP of Technology, Pensiamo, Inc.
Over the years, the concept of the Triple Aim has taken hold, with well over 100 participating organizations, including the AHA, among its champions. But along the way, there remains confusion about exactly what is meant by the health of populations. Clearing up this issue also provides important insights into the expanding relevance of the CQO movement and the supply chain profession in the broader healthcare landscape. As with so many things in healthcare, when it comes to defining population health, the answer varies, but it always comes down to improving both the quality and cost of care for a specific population.
Author: Karen Conway, MSHCD, CMRP
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.