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January 01, 2006 | Content Areas: Procurement | Tags: Asset Management, Capital Equipment, Contracting, Linen Services, Shipping and Receiving, Suppliers | Formats: Publication
Effective and reliable policies and procedures are critical for a materials management department's success. However, every healthcare organization understands the challenges of generating and managing them.
March 01, 2004 | Content Areas: Logistics | Tags: Cost Management, Inventory Management | Formats: Publication
Supply Chain Vector represents a unique combination of theory and front-line practice that creates clear links between supply chain tactics and financial performance.
April 04, 2002 | Content Areas: Procurement | Tags: Contracting, Distribution, Group Purchasing Organizations, Inventory Management, Pharmacy | Formats: Publication
Written by Lawton R. Burns and a panel of expert contributors, from the prestigious Wharton School, The Health Care Value Chain analyzes the key developments and future trends in the United States' health care supply chain.
June 23, 2001 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Change Management, Clinical Resource Management, CQO, Lean/Six Sigma, Sustainability | Formats: Report/Study
Executive summary of the 'Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century' published in 2001 by the Institute of Medicine (IOM). With this report, the IOM called upon the healthcare system to focus on Six Aims for Improvement: care that is safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and patient-focused.
Supply Chain Services Professional's Role in Achieving the Institute of Medicine's Six Aims for ImprovementJanuary 01, 2001 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Change Management, Clinical Resource Management, Cost Management, CQO, Strategic Sourcing | Formats: Report/Study
This document strives to follow the American Hospital Association (AHA) footsteps and the Health for Life initiative. AHRMM has developed this resource directed at supply chain professionals to make the business case for quality while using the Six Aims for Improvement as drivers for departmental operations.
Health care data standards, like Unique Device Identifiers (UDIs), are utilized by an increasing number and variety of stakeholders within the health care field to achieve a variety of goals. In this white paper, Multiple Device Identifier work group discusses alternative strategies to meeting the needs of the expanding universe of UDI stakeholders.