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This short webcast will give you a brief overview of the current ISM® Report On Business, share details surrounding the development of the new ISM® Hospital Report on Business—the hospital-specific report—why it is important, and how you can be involved.
Successful CQO initiatives must start with data that is reliable and accurate, but it takes physician leadership to make sure it is also meaningful. With the complex array of data sources available today, special skillsets are needed to drive a clinically oriented data strategy and build an architecture of analytics that can be drilled down to physician level and individual cost drivers.
In this AHRMM webcast, Karen Conway, executive director of industry relations and value at GHX discusses her research with the FDA on the value of UDI adoption in health care organizations. AHRMM’s Mike Schiller, senior director of supply chain, joins the conversation by describing the actions AHRMM is taking with the Learning UDI Community (LUC) to identify adoption practices and move beyond compliance. 
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In this short webcast, Chris Wiekert, senior product manager at Infor, will take you through the steps he used to lead his department in a culture change from one with poor service levels, inefficient manual processes, and a general dissatisfaction towards the overall department, into a customer-focused, highly valued service to the organization.
Real-time supply chain costs serve as an indicator of how efficiently resources are being used by different parts of the organization. Armed with this information, healthcare providers are beginning to predict what their supply needs are instead of being reactive, which most of the time results in excess purchasing that inflates costs across the board. By: Murray Walden  Download Article
Over the years, the concept of the Triple Aim has taken hold, with well over 100 participating organizations, including the AHA, among its champions. But along the way, there remains confusion about exactly what is meant by the health of populations. Clearing up this issue also provides important insights into the expanding relevance of the CQO movement and the supply chain profession in the broader healthcare landscape.
Healthcare delivery systems in the U.S. have traditionally targeted health intervention strategies at individuals rather than populations. However, the transition to value-based care necessitates that healthcare providers develop population health management strategies to improve disease management. This article outlines the ways in which population health management can benefit both the healthcare system and the health of the communities it serves. By: Michelle Kurta, Mary Beth Lang, Benjamin Collier, and Scott Mullins
Susan Morris, CMRP, FAHRMM, health care executive, Cerner Corporation, explains the different parts of the Unique Device Identifier (UDI) and which part should go into the Item Master.  This webcast walks through the three FDA-accredited issuing agencies that assign UDIs and explains what information is in the different barcodes and how to read them both electronically and by human sight.
Data visualization can help translate dashboards, benchmarking and metrics lines, and lines of supply chain data into actionable insight. Visualizing CQO with data allows the supply chain leader to make the complex simple, the abstract tangible. Darcy Aafedt discusses how to understand your data and audience, write the story you need to tell and share how to best visualize that story.
Get introduced to risk sharing in health care and learn how providers and suppliers can work together to generate financial, operational and clinical value by watching this AHRMM Webcast featuring Michael Neely.
Stewart Layhe, supply chain program manager at Denver Health, compares the benefits and downsides of perpetual and periodic automatic replenishment (PAR) system inventory methods.
Jill Cotchen, product executive, Vizient Inc., discusses how data crosses over departments and is interpreted to address real-life scenarios, and the necessity to take into account different benchmarking and costing methodologies to accurately quantify cost and impact to your organization.
Discover tips that can separate a health system’s success or failure when creating a viable purchased services sourcing program in this short AHRMM webcast.
WORK GROUP TITLE: UDI Capture Work GroupCASE STUDY PARTICIPANTS: Sandi Michel, MPMP, ITIL, CLSSBB, Director of Supply Chain Systems and Quality, the Office of Data Standards & Interoperability for Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (FMOLHS)CASE STUDY ORGANIZATION:
CASE STUDY PARTICIPANTS: Lawrence Gossman, AVP, Supply Chain, Fran Sercer, MSN RN, Associate Director of Interventional Services, Anita Sears, Director of Supply Chain, Eskenazi Health
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