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Mar 22, 2021
Jessica Campbell, Senior Data Analyst at BJC HealthCare, shares her three steps or questions she uses when rolling out planning projects, building tools, and rolling out metrics that lead to actionable metrics. Also available as a podcast.
Dec 3, 2020
Achieve cost savings through methods to increase clinical buy-in and adherence to supply chain decision. while maintaining a focus on clinical outcomes.
Dec 1, 2020
Updated for 2020! Begin your studies of the Supply Chain Management and Finance relationship portion within the CMRP examination with a new interactive and engaging self-directed course.
Oct 13, 2020
In the first half of the webinar, we will explore the Hospital PMI™, an ISM® Report On Business® vertical specific to hospitals, launched Friday, August 7, 2020. Developed in partnership with AHRMM, the Hospital PMI™ is the first report of its kind exploring data that delves into areas that specifically cover hospital supply chains. The U.S. hospital community can leverage the Hospital PMI™ data for actionable supply chain planning insights.
Dec 31, 2019
Purchased services typically represents over 20 percent of a healthcare system’s total annual expenditures. During this webinar, we discuss best practices to understand actionable data, identify smaller spend categories for your staff to tackle, and decide when it is safe to go at it alone versus when to recruit additional resources.
Dec 31, 2019
In today’s value-based care environment, hospitals continually strive to improve patient quality and outcomes. Benchmarking is a powerful tool that, if interpreted and used properly, can be a useful guide in this journey. This webinar provides an understanding of the purpose and use of a benchmarking strategy. The importance of benchmarking will be outlined, metrics defined, and tracking processes explained.
Dec 31, 2019
Every organization has a variety of internal and external benchmarks at their disposal. Metrics need to be practical for each individual provider, and the supply chain must choose its measurements and comparisons carefully. In this webinar, we discuss meaningful benchmarking and explore several scenarios, useful metrics, and variation considerations to help make appropriate decisions that can improve supply chain performance.
Dec 31, 2019
As hospitals restructure to gain sustainability in an era of reform, it is crucial for supply chain leaders to work collaboratively within health systems and identify new opportunities for cost reduction in areas that generate savings and improve outcomes.This webinar focuses on key lessons and best practices using case studies from leading hospitals and health care systems that have successfully aligned their supply chain and strategic vision.
Dec 31, 2019
Presenting the core concepts and techniques of supply chain management in a clear, concise, and easily readable style, the Third Edition of Essentials of Supply Chain Management outlines the most crucial tenets and concepts of supply chain management.
Dec 31, 2019
Yankee Alliance facilitated an Orthopedic Total Joint Collaborative in order to identify opportunities for quality improvement and cost reduction, resulting in documented savings of over $8M. In this webinar, the collaborative approach is reviewed as well as the methods deployed to achieve savings, including implant and reimbursement benchmarking, contract strategies, and perioperative supplies utilizing data analysis.
Dec 31, 2019
  Price: Member: $74.00 | Non-Member: $149.00 Continuing Education Credits (CECs): 1.5 hours
Oct 22, 2019
An integrated culture, best in class supply chain practices, and data-driven insights all maximize savings and make a difference in health care organizations. In this webinar, experts discuss how supply chain operations impact total costs for a health care organization. Gain a thorough understanding of the often overlooked leading practices in the health care supply chain, such as utilization control and assessing information.
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
As health care organizations strive to reduce costs and improve quality, it is necessary for the supply chain to collaborate with physician and clinician leadership around the utilization of clinical benchmarking data. This webinar explores the leading practices for clinical benchmarking and outlines pitfalls to avoid.
Mar 20, 2019
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:
Oct 4, 2018
Judi Proctor, senior consultant and metrics ambassador, Vizient walks through a benchmarking ro
May 1, 2018
This short webcast will give you a brief overview of the current ISM® Report On Business, share details surrounding the development of the new ISM® Hospital Report on Business—the hospital-specific report—why it is important, and how you can be involved.
May 1, 2018
The CQO movement is the health care supply chain’s fitness tracker. It engages supply chain with leaders across the healthcare environment to apply a new approach. To start with your own CQO KPI, look for your Bigfoot within your organization to identify top priorities. After looking at those top priorities, apply the CQO perspective.
May 1, 2018
Cost per case is a valuable measure because it captures multiple data points. As reports are developed and used, CPC can prove a powerful tool for finding cost reduction and process improvement opportunities—and that can impact your hospital’s bottom line.