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This course discusses the roles, responsibilities and relationship between finance and supply chain, the key components of an asset management and cost savings programs, and supply chain’s role in interdisciplinary value analysis programs. This course is also available as part of the CMRP bundle.
Sustainability 101 will provide participants with a comprehensive introduction to sustainability and Environmentally Preferred Purchasing (EPP). This introduction will include definitions and participants will become familiar with the Sustainability Roadmap for Hospitals which provides tools and resources that are vendor, product, and service provider-neutral. All Roadmap materials are available for download without charge.
This course provides an overview of various types and uses of information systems in supply chain management, system standards and requirements, inventory tracking methods and data analysis, and the process of implementing a new materials management information system (MMIS). This course is also available as part of the CMRP bundle.
Supply chain departments manage the second largest healthcare expense after labor costs. Months after the time and energy that went into the contract negotiations, we find that costs are up and products are being purchased outside of contracts. The solution is to bridge the gap between contract execution and purchasing. Contract catalogs are a challenge to execute and manage and are not enough to reap the contract savings benefits. We must also manage the related data to achieve contract compliance.
This course provides an overview of the strategies, processes and methods used in inventory management and distribution, customer service metrics, and inventory valuation. This course is also available as part of the CMRP bundle.
This course takes you from the history of value analysis to implementing a value analysis program in your organization. Throughout the history, you will learn about the core tenet of value analysis, as well as the challenges and benefits of value analysis. From there, you will explore the nine elements of value analysis that are crucial in implementing a value analysis program. Lastly, you will identify the six steps of implementing a value analysis program, and use the provided worksheet to apply what you learned throughout the course.
This course discusses the processes and methods used for purchasing, including contract negotiations, contract terminology, key legal issues, and vendor management and evaluation. This course is also available as part of the CMRP bundle.
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. 
The bundled course is comprised of five modules, each aligned with the CMRP examination curriculum outline and include a discount. The five modules are:
This course provides an overview of strategic planning and leadership methods, including the 12 steps of strategic planning, key components in a department strategic plan, methods for customer service excellence, and government standards and regulations.This course is also available as part of the CMRP bundle.
Professional customer service skills are essential for supply chain departments in health care to increase collaboration with organizational stakeholders and foster productive relationships. And in today's health care environment, the need for interdepartmental collaboration has never been greater. Understanding Customer Service:
Gain a thorough understanding of healthcare supply chain fundamentals through AHRMM’s Essentials of Healthcare Certificate Series. If you are new to the field, climbing the career ladder, or simply need a refresher on the core disciplines of healthcare supply chain, the four online certificate programs will build a foundation of key supply chain aspects.
Inventory control is one of the core functions of a supply chain department and is a necessary component for operating a hospital. Effective inventory control will assure that inventory is viewed as a positive part of supply chain.
This program has been updated to an interactive format that consists of four modules, with an exam after each module. This new design allows participants to actively engage with the content. This certificate program consists of four modules, with an exam after each module. In addition to essential and practical information, each module is full of applicable tips and tricks and tried and true advice from seasoned supply chain professionals. Upon successful completion of the four modules, you will receive a certificate in logistics of healthcare supply chain management.
This program has been updated to an interactive format that consists of four modules, with an exam after each module. This new design allows participants to actively engage with the content. This certificate program consists of four modules, with an exam after each module. In addition to essential and practical information, each module is full of applicable tips and tricks and tried and true advice from seasoned supply chain professionals. Upon successful completion of the four modules, you will receive a certificate in negotiations of healthcare supply chain management.
This program has been updated to an interactive format that consists of four modules, with an exam after each module. This new design allows participants to actively engage with the content. This certificate program consists of four modules, with an exam after each module. In addition to essential and practical information, each module is full of applicable tips and tricks and tried and true advice from seasoned supply chain professionals. Upon successful completion of the four modules, you will receive a certificate in purchasing of healthcare supply chain management.
Physician leadership within healthcare supply chain is fast becoming a requirement to help reduce costs and increase quality and outcomes. Measurable change is coming from all directions: from reduction of device variability and increased procedure standardization, to the value analysis of new products and the negotiation of contracts and warrantees. In this self-paced eLearning course, participants will actively engage with content to learn how to find the right physician leader and the skills needed, to build a value-based, patient-centric supply chain program.
This self-paced, hands-on eLearning course will guide you through each step of the negotiations process, while focusing on proven best practices for negotiations along with personal advice and negotiating tips from seasoned negotiator, John Strong.
This presentation examines UCLA’s Spine Strategy Initiative which used a distinct six-step Physician Preference Items (PPI) strategy which can be applied to many more strategies. This course discusses each of the six steps in a way that is easy to follow and referred to as a “PPI common sense” approach. The course provides you with a copy of the presentation in addition to a homework assignment which assists you through each of the six steps so you can also reach PPI success.
Increasingly, healthcare providers are being held accountable for improving quality and decreasing costs, prompted by changes in reimbursement by payors and accelerated by reforms enacted under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). As a result, cost, quality, and outcomes increasingly are being incorporated into all facets of hospital and health system decisions.