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Nov 19, 2019
EtO Quality Advisory Overview: The AHA and AHRMM have released a Quality Advisory on ethylene oxide sterilization of medical devices. The AHA and AHRMM will continue to update members on this issue.       Read Advisory
Apr 9, 2018
GUDID Release 2.2 was successfully deployed. The enhancements will allow for additional functionality as noted below.
Jan 27, 2016
Executive Summary Today’s healthcare environment is rapidly changing. Hospitals and healthcare systems are being bombarded by myriad challenges, including the fluctuating economy, cuts in Medicare reimbursements, and new procedural, financial, and reporting requirements of the Affordable Care Act…
Jan 26, 2016
Background: In many locations across the country, cold weather or desert climates create dry environmental conditions.  In order to achieve the higher levels of humidity required by regulatory agencies, hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers have to add humidity into the building air, an…
Oct 20, 2015
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) UDI system is being phased in over several years. The first sunrise date (certain Class III devices) occurred 09/24/14. Recognizing UDI implementation will take time, healthcare supply chain and risk management professionals should be aware of already-…
Oct 20, 2015
AHRMM’s Issues & Legislative Committee issued the following Statement on Pricing Transparency approved by AHRMM Board of Directors:
Oct 20, 2015
This special fraud alert addresses physician-owned entities, frequently referred to as physician-owned distributorships or 'PODs,' that derive revenue from selling, or arranging for the sale of, implantable medical devices ordered by their physician-owners for use in procedures the physician-owners…
Oct 20, 2015
An overview of Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program. Download Now
Oct 20, 2015
AHRMM Member Advisory: Medical Device Tax Next Steps Background: The medical device excise tax is a feature of the Affordable Care Act. It was implemented by the IRS as of January 1, 2013. The 2.3 percent tax is expected to provide an estimated $20 billion in tax revenues over 10 years to help…