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How to Make your Customers Involve Purchasing—Every Time Member Price: Free | Non-Member Price: $99 CPE Credit: 1
Overview: In many organizations, the relationship between supply chain and accounts payable is strained due to lack of clarity and ownership. This session will discuss and demonstrate ways to form a collaborative, streamlined and process driven approach to reconciling purchase order errors, facilitating purchase order matching and creating positive outcomes for departments and vendors. Learn ways to create team oriented work-groups, utilize automation to promote process change and effectively use root-cause analysis for a strong procure to pay system.
Overview: The process of annual clinical contract evaluations can be time consuming and overwhelming, and supply chain has a unique opportunity to support the continuum of care as we expand our CQO efforts and strive to meet requirements.  In this session, we will discuss the clinical contract evaluation process, including government requirements, expectations and improving contract performance with the use of key performance indicators.
Overview: Developing a clinically integrated supply chain can lead to organizational savings, a decrease in ordering of supplies outside of the supply chain and help return nurses and other clinical professionals back to their primary focus of patient care. A clinically integrated supply chain can be achieved through rapid standardization, Kanban reorganization and careful value analysis.
Overview: Tremendous cost pressures within the U.S. health care system are forcing providers to explore alternate ways to save money. Additionally, many medical devices have hidden costs that are not always reflected in the purchase price.
Overview: This session will cover the fundamental components of a buyer-supplier relationship, including accountability, communication, and remediation. Additional Resources Provided: Supplier Relationships: Why the Other Side Matters Winning Customers and Suppliers Over Supplier Collaboration  This webinar was previously recorded on August 7, 2013.
Overview: This on-demand recording provides an overview of the reasons for drug shortages, recent advocacy efforts to ameliorate the situation, and action steps organizations can take to minimize the impact of drug shortages on patient care. Specific drug shortage examples such as the IV fluids shortage will be discussed. Free Resource:
Overview: Learn about the strategies that have been successful at Dignity Health in developing a purchased services product line. Learning Objectives: Develop a purchased services contracting product line. Recall the unique challenges in this area. Estimate the potential opportunity. Presenter: Jana Knight, Sr. Director, Purchased Services and Non-Clinical Contracting, SSRM, Dignity Health Member Price: Free | Non-Member Price: $99 CPE Credit: 1