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2019 AHRMM CQO Report: The Power of Clinical Integration  Overview:  The CQO Task Force identified six health care organizations with case studies demonstrating the evolution of CQO and the expanding role of supply chain in meeting the needs of the ever-changing health care environment. These stories are contained within this report.
Overview The role of the supply chain is more important in healthcare than ever before due to the rising economic challenges that are faced today under healthcare reform.  The C-Suite is looking to the supply chain to address specific issues lead the way.  Demonstrate how your department can contribute to the hospital’s bottom line with a well thought out and expertly implemented strategic plan. 
Nexera has incorporated Cost, Quality, and Outcomes (CQO) throughout their own organizational culture, and embeds that philosophy into their partnerships with healthcare supply chain organizations. In this discussion, Alison Flynn Gaffney, Senior Vice President at GNYHA Services, Inc., Nexera, Inc., explains the specifics of Nexera's endeavors, and the impact CQO has on their organization and the healthcare field.
Donna Gammarato discusses the importance of creating specialized Value Analysis teams to analyze resource utilization and reduce costs.
Brent Petty discusses what forces are currently affecting healthcare and the platform hospitals use for decision making criteria.
Michael Neely introduces the topic of risk sharing as it is becoming more popular in healthcare and how it can improve patient care while lowering costs. To learn more about risk sharing and how providers and suppliers can work together to generate financial, operational and clinical value, join AHRMM for a webinar on March 14 at 12:00 PM CST.
In this informational session, Karen Conway discusses her research with the FDA on value and the UDI. Mike Schiller joins the conversation by adding the actions AHRMM is taking with the Learning UDI Community to identify adoption practices and move beyond compliance.
Explore the new delivery methods of health care, how community resources and organizations are now working together to reduce patient episodic care, and how it affects supply chain.
Teresa Dail, AHRMM’s 2018 Chair, shares AHRMM’s definition of clinical integration and why a clinically integrated supply chain is important to her and her colleagues at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Having conversations with clinicians can be difficult, Howard Mann, a 30 year supply chain professional, discusses how to prepare for physician conversations regarding vendor consolidations to reduce number of suppliers for product or product categories.
Jake Crampton, chief executive officer, Medspeed discusses intra-company logistics, which is a relatively new concept that is all about leveraging your health system’s logistical framework so it supports your organization’s broader goals.
Join Karen Conway, Vice President of Healthcare Value at GHX and Mike Schiller, Vice President of Healthcare Engagement at SteriTrack for a conversation on population health and how supply chain can be involved.
David Reed, Vice President Healthcare Solutions, Cook Medical, discusses the generational gap in health care supply chain leadership as health care faces new challenges.
John Barnes, supply chain director of systems and analytics at St. Luke’s Health System, discusses a five step marketing plan to drive supply chain change management.
Join Ken Cyr, Director of Supply Chain Consulting at Intalere, as he discusses how supply chain should be a strategic resource as part of an integrated and improved health system.
Roy Henry, strategic analyst from University of Miami, explores how clinical integration can evolve your supply chain while discussing the value of clinical integration and how it can be measured.
In today’s value based health care market, reimbursement is tied to patient outcomes. But the duty of improving patient outcomes does not solely reside with the clinical teams. Supply chain has an important role to play in driving outcomes while being mindful of cost. Robin Czajka, vice president of cost management at Premier, describes three ways your organization can align your supply chain and clinical teams to drive toward improved patient outcomes.
AHRMM presents a four-part series on successful collaboration with suppliers. In part three, Brent Petty, executive industry consultant at Lexmark International, discusses finding common ground between providers and suppliers and working towards the total cost of ownership.
AHRMM presents a four-part series on successful collaboration with suppliers. In part one, Mike Schiller, former director of supply chain at AHRMM, discusses AHRMM’s CQO Movement and IHI’s Triple Aim and how they are affecting the health care supply chain today. As primary care shifts its focus to prevention, suppliers need to partner with providers to provide best practices and tools for prevention and health promotion.
In part two of a four-part series on successful collaboration with suppliers, Mike Schiller, former director of supply chain at AHRMM, discusses relationship building, utilizing trust and transparency.