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Lana Makhanik and Peter Fiorentino discuss discus why Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is breathing easier after they overhauled their inventory management system using UHF RFID technology. Peter explains why they chose RFID, the success and benefits they have achieved, and lessons learned.
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
Stewart Layhe, Supply Chain Program Manager at Denver Health, compares benefits and downsides of perpetual and periodic automatic replenishment (PAR) system inventory methods.
Stop running out of supplies in your ORs, nursing and procedural areas and learn how to optimize your PAR levels. Karen Morlan, Administrative Director of Supply Chain Operations at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, explains the process of PAR optimization to reduce supply chain and nursing staff time, maximize value of a purchase order and eliminate the need to stock pile.
Due to the ever-changing health care field and continuing mergers and acquisitions, our supply chain networks can become increasingly disjointed. In this short webcast, Tom Redding, managing director of healthcare services at St. Onge Company, describes a general approach to network supply chain assessment to identify areas for improvement. Project scope and data collection will be discussed, along with an example assessment of a health care system and the potential savings outcomes.
Leading Practices, RFID and Integration Member Price: Free | Non-Member Price: $99 CPE Credit: 1
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.
Some Human Cellular Tissue Products (HCTP) are considered “devices” and will require their assigned Unique Device Identifiers (UDI) to be tracked within the patient’s Electronic Health Record (EHR) and shared across the healthcare spectrum. Supply chain should be having interdepartmental conversations to determine how they will handle these types of products and their UDIs.
Overview: The operating room is at the same time a major cost center and revenue driver for most hospitals. While often perceived as a well-oiled machine, the OR is frequently impacted by numerous obstacles that impede process flow and lead to inefficiencies. This includes inventory management and process variability.