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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. 
Dr. Michael Schlosser discusses the reasons for, and resources needed to create a clinically integrated supply chain that utilizes evidence-based data to make procurement decisions that can improve patient outcomes. Presented by: Dr. Michael Schlosser, Chief Medical Officer, HealthTrust
Nattie Leger, Director of Nursing Pursuit of Value, discusses how Ochsner significantly reduced their 2015 surgical site infections rate and a substantial cost avoidance using an interdisciplinary and methodical Lean approach.
A thought-leader panel discussion about the role of GPOs within the changing healthcare landscape and the and the daily decision of using a GPO or regional/local contracting. Panelists in Part 4 focus on what providers should expect from their GPO partners. Moderator: Allen Archer, System Director of Supply Chain at Houston Healthcare
A thought-leader panel discussion about the role of GPOs within the changing healthcare landscape and the and the daily decision of using a GPO or regional/local contracting. Part 3 of the GPO or Local/Self Contracting webcast series examines whether compliance can be achieved without alignment, and vice versa. Moderator: Allen Archer, System Director of Supply Chain at Houston Healthcare
A thought-leader panel discussion about the role of GPOs within the changing healthcare landscape and the and the daily decision of using a GPO or regional/local contracting. In part 2 of the GPO or Local/Self Contracting webcast series, the panel considers the multiple product categories and the process of choosing the most appropriate contracting option. Moderator: Allen Archer, System Director of Supply Chain at Houston Healthcare
Allen Archer, System Director of Supply Chain at Houston Healthcare, leads a thought-leader panel discussion about the role of GPOs within the changing healthcare landscape and the and the daily decision of using a GPO or regional/local contracting. Part 1 centers on the GPO’s role in helping member facilities support their CQO efforts. Moderator: Allen Archer, System Director of Supply Chain at Houston Healthcare
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.
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.
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.
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.
This podcast reviews the strengths of pharmacy and supply chain to explore how supply chain and pharmacy can partner to improve patient safety, patient health, and the organization’s finances.
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.
It doesn’t take a deadly pandemic like Ebola to put your supply chain—and your staff and patients--at risk. Flu outbreaks cause sudden shortages of critical supplies and happen frequently. Jason Burnham shares three steps to be prepared for the next outbreak.
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.
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.
This AHRMM tool has two practical supply chain evaluation templates featured in the Customer Service in Health Care Supply Chain: Certificate Course, released in January 2019. About the Tool:
Organizations rely on multiple strategies to reduce waste and control costs, while providing the best possible medical outcome for patients. Standardization, investment in new technologies and inventory management automation (Point-of-Use Systems) are a few strategies that organizations can use to realize cost savings and waste reduction. Download Article
It doesn’t take a deadly pandemic like Ebola to put your supply chain—and your staff and patients--at risk. Flu outbreaks cause sudden shortages of critical supplies and happen frequently. Jason Burnham, associate director, O&M Halyard Health, shares three steps you need to know in order to be prepared for the next outbreak.
During times of disaster, hospitals play an integral role as the community safety net, providing essential medical care that must be available often times within a moment’s notice. Strategic planning and ongoing training are necessary to identifying, dispatching and mobilizing critical material and human resources. The health care supply chain professional is a vital component of any hospital emergency response team and the hospital incident command center.