Welcome to AHRMM's supply chain lexicon. This searchable database contains terms used throughout the healthcare supply chain industry. Type any part of a word or phrase in the search engine, and a list of terms containing that word or phrase will appear. Simply click on the "more" link to access the entire definition.

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AHRMM thanks Kate Vitasek and Supply Chain Visions for their contribution of certain terms to the Lexicon. Terms supplied by Supply Chain Visions are used with permission. Supply Chain Visionís Glossary of Supply Chain Management Terms appears on the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals website. AHRMM also acknowledges Michael B. Neely with Perimeter Solutions Group and Appleseed Healthcare for their role in developing healthcare-specific terms.