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Jul 1, 2020
Michael Brown, Director of Supply Chain Management and Eric Swaim, Manager of Strategic Sourcing and Vendor Management at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston share their unique approach to sourcing PPE supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic and how they plan to continue sourcing in the future.
Jan 23, 2020
AHRMM presents a four-part series on successful collaboration with suppliers. In part four, Brent Petty, executive industry consultant at Lexmark International, discusses supply chain leaders’ top concerns and how suppliers can be a helpful partner.   The Secrets of Successful Collaboration series
Dec 30, 2019
Health care organizations continue to look for new ways to reduce costs. Ultimately, data, clinical integration, and engaging multi-disciplinary stakeholders may be the major keys to success. In this webinar, we describe how a large health system sought to standardize endomechanical, suture, trocars, and surgical energy across multiple categories.
Dec 13, 2019
John Kelty from W.L. Gore & Associates discusses how value analysis committees can determine a medical devices value when evaluating new products. 
Dec 13, 2019
Today, health systems are being forced to leverage disparate data from internal and external sources to drive business intelligence solutions. In this webinar, we review some of the challenges of disparate technology systems and how data can be better synchronized to drive meaningful understandings that fuel decisions.
Oct 28, 2019
The role of the supply chain is more important in health care than ever before due to the rising economic challenges that are faced today. This three-part on-demand series focuses on WHY strategic planning is important, WHAT a supply chain strategic plan should include, and HOW to implement a new strategic plan at your organization.
Oct 23, 2019
Donna Gammarato discusses the importance of creating specialized Value Analysis teams to analyze resource utilization and reduce costs.
Oct 22, 2019
Discover tips that can separate a health system’s success or failure when creating a viable purchased services sourcing program in this short video webcast.
Oct 22, 2019
Advocate Health Care developed a provider-supplier partnership that reduced re-admission rates and improved quality of care inside and outside of the hospitals. This webinar discusses elements of the collaborative research, the clinical economic baseline and outcome, as well as how the quality improvement program components lead to better care process.
Oct 22, 2019
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.
Oct 22, 2019
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.
Mar 29, 2019
AHRMM presents a four-part series on successful collaboration with suppliers. In part three, Brent Petty, executive industry consultant at Lexmark International, discusses finding common ground between providers and suppliers and working towards the total cost of ownership.    The Secrets of Successful Collaboration series
Mar 7, 2019
Annie Weisbrod, principal scientist at Procter and Gamble, discusses the science behind sustainable hygiene products in this free AHRMM webcast.
Feb 20, 2019
AHRMM presents a four-part series on successful collaboration with suppliers. In part one, Mike Schiller, former director of supply chain at AHRMM, discusses AHRMM’s CQO Movement and IHI’s Triple Aim and how they are affecting the health care supply chain today. As primary care shifts its focus to prevention, suppliers need to partner with providers to provide best practices and tools for prevention and health promotion.   The Secrets of Successful Collaboration series
Feb 20, 2019
In part two of a four-part series on successful collaboration with suppliers, Mike Schiller, former director of supply chain at AHRMM, discusses relationship building, utilizing trust and transparency.   The Secrets of Successful Collaboration series
Jan 3, 2019
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.
Nov 27, 2018
As you implement new efficiencies into your supply chain system, use technology and collaboration solutions that support the five key aspects – data and data analysis, resiliency, transparency, uniformity, and adaptability. A process based on these qualities makes room for future innovation and evolves along with the industry.
Sep 14, 2018
As health care organizations evolve, their strategies to include population health, the total cost, episode and subsequently value of care provided will be determined by patient outcomes. And this means finding the right balance between Cost, Quality and Outcomes is no longer a nice-to-have sentiment; it will be critical to sustaining one's viability across clinical, financial and operational domains.
Aug 30, 2018
Outcomes-based contracting is no easy feat but when conducted properly, it creates a synergistic model that can significantly improve outcomes. Author: Jeffrey Ashkenase, MPA, Executive Vice President, Acurity, Inc. and Nexera, Inc. Download Article