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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.
February 20, 2018 | Content Areas: Finance | Tags: Benchmarking, Cost Management, Group Purchasing Organizations, Purchased Services, Strategic Sourcing | Formats: Event | CPE Credit: 1
Tackling purchased services doesn’t have to be scary. Discover actionable tips to help identify cost savings within purchased services areas, and help your staff become more comfortable and inclined to address purchased services.
January 12, 2018 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Data Standards, Regulatory, UDI | Formats: Case Study
Read how FMOLHS has been working to leverage UDI barcodes and system integration for the automation of product data capture in the electronic health record (EHR). Through this work, they hope to increase the accuracy and completeness of product data in patients’ medical records, and improve workflow efficiency so that clinicians can spend less time on product documentation and more time on patient care.
January 08, 2018 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Analytics, Cost Management, CQO | Formats: Article
Many healthcare organizational decisions are still made in silos without supply chain engagement. Understanding how to harvest data and use it to drive decisions within the hospital can start with supply chain.
Author: Teresa Dail, RN, BSN, CMRP
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
January 08, 2018 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Analytics, Benchmarking, Change Management, CQO | Formats: Article
In order for hospitals and healthcare systems to effectively support the patients and communities they serve while balancing cost, quality, and outcomes, it is imperative they find synergies between these key tenets. The result of this effort will foster a clinically driven supply chain to the benefit of all stakeholders in the healthcare ecosystem.
Author: Dennis Mullins, MBA, CMRP
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.
November 20, 2017 | Content Areas: Leadership | Tags: Change Management, Cost Management, CQO, Reimbursement | Formats: White Paper
This white paper was written as a recap of the AHRMM17 Cost, Quality, and Outcomes (CQO) Summit, held in July 2017 in Washington, D.C. The paper presents an overview of the keynote presentation on the delivery and integration of care, roundtable discussions, and a recap of the panel discussion on supply chain’s role in population health management.