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February 20, 2019 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Disaster/Outbreak Preparedness, Inventory Management, Strategic Sourcing, Suppliers | Formats: On-Demand Recording | CPE Credit: 1
Learn how providers, suppliers and distributors can proactively work together to ensure critical products are available for patient care during a disaster or emergency.
January 03, 2019 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Disaster/Outbreak Preparedness, Strategic Sourcing | Formats: Webcast
It doesn’t take a deadly pandemic like Ebola to put your supply chain—and your staff and patients—at risk. Flu outbreaks cause sudden shortages of critical supplies and happen frequently. Jason Burnham, associate director, O&M Halyard Health, shares three steps you need to know in order to be prepared for the next outbreak. Want to learn more? Order AHRMM's On-Demand Webinar Product Disruptions Are Impacting My Business Continuity.
December 20, 2018 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Disaster/Outbreak Preparedness | Formats: Tool
Tools and checklists your supply chain department can use before, during and after a disaster or emergency.
December 17, 2018 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Disaster/Outbreak Preparedness | Formats: Tool
Ensure your health care organization's supply chain disaster preparations align with plans provided by experts in the field, and include variations based on lessons learned and best practices.
March 01, 2017 | Content Areas: Technology | Tags: Capital Equipment, Central Sterile, CQO, Disaster/Outbreak Preparedness, Pharmacy | Formats: Article
The safe use of health technology—from infusion pumps to complex imaging systems—requires that healthcare facilities recognize the possibility of danger or difficulty with those technologies and that they take steps to minimize the likelihood of adverse events.
October 13, 2016 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Disaster/Outbreak Preparedness | Formats: On-Demand Recording | CPE Credit: 1
The CDC continually updates guidelines to prevent transmission of the Zika virus. Access this on-demand recording discussing the latest information on this ongoing threat to public health that has greatly impacted healthcare facilities across the US.
August 15, 2016 | Content Areas: Value Analysis | Tags: Clinical Resource Management, Lean/Six Sigma | Formats: White Paper
This AHRMM Fellow paper describes the development of a multidisciplinary and innovative product conversion process at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) in Boston, Massachusetts, when the existing process for changing products was dysfunctional. Indeed, effective change management is critical to achieving successful outcomes. The paper will explore some of the reasons why change fails; including lack of healthy working relationships, failure to communicate effectively, lack of leadership, lack of commitment, and inadequate planning. By examining the background of DFCI, and its products and standards team in particular, this paper investigates the reasons why the current process of changing products was failing. The writer will take a particularly close look at the relationship between nursing and the supply chain. The included case studies review actual conversions—one before implementation of a new product conversion process and one after. The latter case study describes the tools and processes that helped make the product conversion successful, among them Lean tools to help map out original and current states and identify problem points. The resulting product conversion process is easy to follow and equally easy to implement. This paper is presented as a way of sharing a process and tool that are customizable for any organization.