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This paper will focus on three areas that are thought to be key components for a strong logistics program. Those are improving visibility, enhancing delivery options, and actionable analytics. Author: Nicole A. Mazzei-Williams Download Paper
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.
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.
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.
These webcast shares methodologies that can create secure, sustainable and cost-effective outcomes through disposing of your organization’s assets. Presenter: Daniel Duersch, senior manager, program development at Intermountain Healthcare
In this AHRMM webcast, Karen Morlan, administrative director of supply chain operations at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), explains the process of PAR optimization to reduce supply chain and nursing staff time, how to maximize the value of a purchase order, and effective strategies to eliminate the need to stock pile. This webcast is also available as an AHRMM podcast.
Stewart Layhe, supply chain program manager at Denver Health, compares the benefits and downsides of perpetual and periodic automatic replenishment (PAR) system inventory methods.
In part one, we explore the reasons why the FDA created the (UOU) Unit of Use.
In the third part of the the FDA Unique Device Identification (UDI) “Unit of Use” (UOU) webcast series, we cover several potential use cases for the FDA UDI UOU identifier.
In part two of the FDA Unique Device Identification (UDI) Unit of Use (UOU) webcast series, we cover the FDA definition of the term, Unit of Use.
This paper explores nine different methods of replenishing a hospital storage area and compares and contrasts the steps nursing must progress through to retrieve the supplies they need for their patients.  
A review of inventory distribution methods utilized throughout health care including advantages, disadvantages, and considerations of best practice to assist with the selection of the correct method to be used in managing variable need supplies for a busy remote GI Lab. Download Article
The FDA UDI ruling has finally arrived - the proposed rule has published. Please see the FDA website (www.fda.gov/udi) for a link to the proposed regulation. Highlights include a 120 day comment period to begin shortly, 6 months later a final ruling that will begin with Class III devices within 2 years, possibly sooner. Below is the FDA press release:
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-implemented changes in the FDA’s adverse event reporting methodology. One of the changes required immediately is the use of the UDI in adverse event reporting.
How-to guide to managing IV disruptions. Download Tool