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August 12, 2018 | Formats: Event
Mark your calendar to join us for AHRMM18 at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago. AHRMM Conference & Exhibition is the leading education event and the central meeting place for providers, affiliates, and exhibitors working in all facets of healthcare supply chain.
Together, we will be expanding our collective understanding of how to advance supply chain strategy and effectively manage the quality and affordability of care. You can expect four days of insightful and inspiring keynotes, practical and relevant Learning Labs, and an energized exhibit hall showcase with product presentations that can help support the needs of the patient.
AHRMM18 Early Bird registration will open in February and close on May 11 so register early to take advantage of the reduced rates!
Where the World Connects for Health
March 5–9, 2018 | Las Vegas, NV │ Venetian – Palazzo – Sands Expo Center
The 2018 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition brings together 45,000+ professionals from around the world to gain the education, innovation and collaboration they need to continue to transform health and healthcare through IT all year long – all at one time, all in one place. Exceptional education, world-class speakers, cutting-edge products and solutions, and powerful networking are hallmarks of this industry-leading conference. More than 300 education programs include keynotes, thought leader sessions, general education sessions, roundtable discussions, and preconference symposia and workshops. The HIMSS18 exhibit floor features more than 1,300 leading health IT vendors, along with one-stop specialty exhibit areas and more than 200 education sessions. Attendees will also enjoy hundreds of special programs and networking events, and endless opportunities to connect and collaborate with colleagues.
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.
February 09, 2018 | Formats: Event
It's important to make the most of the investment you've made by becoming an AHRMM member. Let us demonstrate and guide you through all that your membership has to offer, including website resources, networking resources, top notch education, and what AHRMM is doing for the field.
Hosted by a member of the AHRMM Membership Committee and membership staff, this webinar will provide you with the unique opportunity to ask questions and learn how membership has impacted the lives and careers of current AHRMM members.
Up to 50 eligible AHRMM members who apply for the CMRP exam or renewal scholarship between January 18, 2018 and January 31, 2018 will receive a voucher for the full CMRP exam fee or authorization to renew with the renewal fee waived. This is a limited-time, exclusive offer only available to active AHRMM members who meet the CMRP eligibility requirements.
January 17, 2018 | Content Areas: Finance | Tags: Benchmarking, Cost Management, Group Purchasing Organizations, Purchased Services, Strategic Sourcing | Formats: Webcast
This short webcast previews two of the seven deadly sins of purchased services that will be covered during the 7 Pitfalls of Purchased Services Webinar on February 20 at 12PM CT. Register here to attend: http://bit.ly/2mQnj1q
Watch to discover tips that can separate a health system’s success or failure when creating a viable purchased services sourcing program.
January 12, 2018 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Data Standards, Regulatory, UDI | Formats: Case Study
When the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology issued a final rule that required the integration of UDIs into electronic health records (EHRs) for compliance with Meaningful Use 3 requirements, the Eskenazi Health team quickly started a project to determine how they could leverage their existing data standards work to meet the ONC’s deadlines.
In 2015, during implementation of their Epic EHR system, the team decided its ERP supply database would be the sole source of truth for product related information, including UDIs, units of measure (UOM), and pricing. At that point, they began developing the required infrastructure to use barcode scanning to capture product UDIs at the point of use in minimally invasive procedural (MIPS) areas.