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July 01, 2016 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Analytics, Change Management, Clinical Resource Management, Cost Management, CQO, Reimbursement | Formats: Article
As our industry continues to evolve from a volume-based to a value-based model, understanding supply chain’s role in these collaborations and their subsequent impacts will be critical when teaming with our clinical and non-clinical colleagues to find the right balance between Cost, Quality, and Outcomes (CQO).
July 01, 2016 | Content Areas: Value Analysis | Tags: Analytics, Cost Management, CQO | Formats: Article
This article will discuss value analysis and standardization within the Department of Defense’s Military Health System with the goal of explaining our value analysis and standardization process and to provide linkage to both the IHI’s Triple Aim and AHRMM’s Cost, Quality, and Outcomes (CQO) Movement.
December 10, 2015 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Change Management, Contracting, Cost Management, CQO, Reimbursement | Formats: Tool
An infographic demonstrating where and how the healthcare supply chain positively impacts the goals of the Triple Aim, a framework developed by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Healthcare supply chain professionals should familiarize themselves with this information in order to demonstrate supply chains essential role in pursuing the Triple Aim.
May 17, 2018 | Content Areas: Finance | Tags: Capital Equipment, Contracting, Purchased Services | Formats: Event | CPE Credit: 1
Learn how to limit contractual authority for the procurement of goods, services, and capital within your organization through the development of a General Contract policy that controls and channels almost every purchase through the purchasing department.
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.
April 12, 2018 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Change Management, Clinical Resource Management, CQO, Strategic Sourcing, Suppliers | Formats: On-Demand Recording
Learn key tools of collaboration and operating principles, barriers, and partnership models takeaways to assist in developing successful supplier relationships to advance shared value.
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.
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