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Overview: Member Price: Free | Non-Member Price: $49 | Contact Hours: 1 Order Recording
Overview: AHRMM Member Price: Free | Non-Member Price: $99 | CPE: 1 Order Recording
How to Make your Customers Involve Purchasing—Every Time Member Price: Free | Non-Member Price: $99 CPE Credit: 1
How Supply Chain and Data Bring Operational Change and Improvements in Health Care Member Price: Free | Non-Member Price: $49 CPE Credit: 1 Overview Through an integrated culture, best in class supply chain practices and data-driven insights can maximize savings and help make a substantial difference in health care organizations.
The Scanning Imperative – Improving Patient Safety and Reducing Costs Member Price: Free | Non-Member Price: $99 CPE Credit: 1.0
Reducing Readmissions through Provider and Supplier Collaboration Member Price: Free | Non-Member Price: $99 CPE Credit: 1.0
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Leading Practices, RFID and Integration Member Price: Free | Non-Member Price: $99 CPE Credit: 1
Purchased services typically represents over 20 percent of a healthcare system’s total annual expenditures. What can separate a health system’s success or failure when creating a viable purchased services sourcing program is how often they heed the seven deadly pitfalls of purchased services contracting. During this on-demand recording, we will discuss best practices to understanding actionable data, identify smaller spend categories for your staff to tackle, and identify when it is safe to go at it alone or use additional resources.
Discussions abound about uncontrolled and unchanneled spend throughout a healthcare organization through purchase order requests, P-Card use, or petty cash. Gaining control and reducing expense starts by limiting who can authorize spending on behalf of a healthcare organization and ensure suppliers adhere contractual obligations and purchases.
Overview: Developing a clinically integrated supply chain can lead to organizational savings, a decrease in ordering of supplies outside of the supply chain and help return nurses and other clinical professionals back to their primary focus of patient care. A clinically integrated supply chain can be achieved through rapid standardization, Kanban reorganization and careful value analysis.
According to Edward Deming, uncontrolled variation is the enemy of quality and quite a bit of uncontrolled variation exists in today's medical device field. There are several ways to approach strategic contracting and partnerships in the health care supply chain arena. One option is using dis-intermediation, or a rep-less model, for medical device purchases. In this AHRMM on-demand webinar, the current standard for medical device sales and the opportunity for innovation in this space is discussed.
Overview: How often do you find yourself saying: “I need a simple tool to improve collaboration with vendors that I am spending this much of my budget with? In this webinar, attendees will hear from industry leaders at Mayo Clinic share how they are strengthening their supplier relationships in each major contracting category using their newly created interactive scorecard. Attendees will be able to utilize Mayo’s criteria as a starting point to standardize evaluation metrics, and develop true strategic partnerships with your vendor community.
Overview: In many organizations, the relationship between supply chain and accounts payable is strained due to lack of clarity and ownership. This session will discuss and demonstrate ways to form a collaborative, streamlined and process driven approach to reconciling purchase order errors, facilitating purchase order matching and creating positive outcomes for departments and vendors. Learn ways to create team oriented work-groups, utilize automation to promote process change and effectively use root-cause analysis for a strong procure to pay system.
Common triggers can lead to reactive replenishment when faced with increased demand and can be identified and intelligently considered before rushing to order. Take control of your inventory through proactive demand pattern identification to address issues and changes before they arise. In this webinar, experts discuss the data needed to predict usage patterns and trends, as well as best practices to improve inventory for high value and commodity products.   
Overview: Hospital financial performance is now more dependent upon quality and outcomes than ever before. To be successful in this new world of healthcare, supply chain and physicians must reframe their relationship as a true partnership. This on-demand webinar, led by physicians, will explain how supply chain can appeal to physicians’ shifting priorities around value, and engage them in meaningful conversations focused on patients—not just products or price.
Overview: Tremendous cost pressures within the U.S. health care system are forcing providers to explore alternate ways to save money. Additionally, many medical devices have hidden costs that are not always reflected in the purchase price.