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May 4, 2021
Healthcare expenses continue to rise and yet hospitals are realizing consistently shrinking margins. Healthcare supply costs are typically the second largest expense to a hospital and must be managed in a manner that ensures providers have access to quality products but also with an emphasis on cost awareness and expense reduction strategies. Healthcare supply chains must leverage their data in order to make better business decisions to reduce costs and increase operational efficiencies through the use of business analytics.
Oct 23, 2019
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.    
Oct 22, 2019
In this three-part series, Lisa Tonkinson and Chris Wiekert discuss how the Revenue Cycle can impact your Supply Chain when embarking on a new software implementation or integration and what you need to know to plan ahead and optimize your technology effectively. Part one discusses the ins and outs of implementing new technology. Part 2 focuses on integrating new technology and which databases are needed. Part three concentrates on vendor solutions and training.
Oct 22, 2019
In this three-part series, Lisa Tonkinson and Chris Wiekert discuss how the Revenue Cycle can impact your Supply Chain when embarking on a new software implementation or integration, and what you need to know to plan ahead and optimize your technology effectively. Part 1 discusses the ins and outs of implementing new technology.
Oct 22, 2019
In this three-part series, Lisa Tonkinson and Chris Wiekert discuss how the Revenue Cycle can impact your supply chain when embarking on a new software implementation or integration and what you need to know to plan ahead and optimize your technology effectively. Part 2 focuses on integrating new technology and which databases are needed.
Jul 14, 2016
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.  
Jan 15, 2016
This paper addresses the importance of the supply chain on overall health care costs and how transparent data can lead to a best practice supply chain. Identifying necessary data as well as the location of that data to understand a complete cost structure is a challenge for supply chain leaders. Fragmented systems in healthcare lead to a weak and inefficient supply chain. This data fragmentation in healthcare causes frustration and failure in optimizing the supply chain.
Oct 20, 2015
A sample of a CT scanner RFP covering all the basics. Download the document and tailor it to your needs. Download Now
Dec 31, 1969
In 1992, AHRMM, in concert with Kowalski-Dickow Associates, Inc., crafted "The Primer" and guidebook for healthcare purchasing and materials management. It was entitled Managing Hospital Materials Management and can be found on many shelves of supply chain leaders' offices. This long awaited and updated publication is a textbook, which should serve to orient university and college students and new entrant to healthcare supply chain services.
Dec 31, 1969
Howard Mann, vice president, supply chain management at Cardiovascular Care Group discusses the basics of value analysis and value based purchasing to achieve high Cost, Quality, and Outcomes. Part three discusses how accurate value analysis and product choice can affect value based purchasing outcomes.
Dec 31, 1969
Lana Makhanik and Peter Fiorentino discuss discus why Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is breathing easier after they overhauled their inventory management system using Ultra high frequency (UHF) radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology. Peter explains why they chose RFID, the success and benefits they have achieved, and lessons learned. Presenters: Peter Fiorentino, Materials Management Cardiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lana Makhanik, COO, VUEMED, Inc.
Dec 31, 1969
Lana Makhanik and Peter Fiorentino discuss discus why Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is breathing easier after they overhauled their inventory management system using Ultra high frequency (UHF) radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology. Peter explains why they chose RFID, the success and benefits they have achieved, and lessons learned. Presenters: Peter Fiorentino, Materials Management Cardiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lana Makhanik, COO, VUEMED, Inc.