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Mar 15, 2022
Matt Burns, Director eCommerce Solutions at Premier discusses the $200B explosion of health care supply chain e-commerce usage during the two years since the COVID-19 pandemic began and the variety of ways organizations are using it to increase revenue and improve transparency and operations management.      
Feb 1, 2022
Listen as Vicky Lyle, Vice President, Industry Association, Owens & Minor, discusses reducing recall communication difficulties through UDI use and standards development.   This podcast is also available as a webcast.      
Dec 14, 2021
Hear from Myla Maloney, Vice President, Strategy and Commercial Operations at Premier as she teaches the four value-based contracting methods suppliers can use with provider partners such as evidence-based care, product guarantees, risk share by product and risk share by alternative payment model.   This podcast is also available as a webcast here.      
Nov 23, 2021
Listen as Bruce Radcliff, System VP of Supplier Diversity at Advocate Aurora Health discusses the tangible methods to build supplier diversity based on Advocate Aurora Health’s own results and best practices. This podcast is also available as a webcast.    
Nov 2, 2021
Listen as Elizabeth Hilla, Senior Vice President, Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA), discusses the most successful strategic sourcing strategies during the pandemic and health care supply chain resiliency leading practices, including stockpiling considerations and established supplier relationships. 3 Forward-Thinking Strategic Sourcing Methods
Feb 9, 2021
The fundamentals of health care supply chain management are the glue that holds the entire health care organization together. Whether you are new or just want a refresher, this self-directed course provides a solid understanding of the basics.
Dec 21, 2020
Consider how the four emerging themes on purchased services and their leading practices can deliver improved margins.
Aug 18, 2020
As providers begin to pivot from this pandemic back to a standard model of care, now is the time for product and service suppliers to begin engagement. Below are 5 leading practices suppliers can use to engage their provider customers during the COVID-19 pandemic. 1. The right time to engage is now 2. Show understanding compassion, empathy and patience 3 & 4. Offer short- and long-term plans 5. Overall, listen. Supply chain will let you know what they need and when
Aug 5, 2020
Jeff Berman, Principal and Healthcare Supply Chain Practice Leader at Grant Thornton, discusses emerging trends in the health care supply chain due to COVID-19 and steps health care organizations can take to build a stronger and more resilient supply chain.
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.
Jun 15, 2020
Listen as distributor and manufacturer panelists discuss their changing strategies relating to COVID-19 lessons, domestic verses international production and ways providers, distributors and manufacturers need to work together moving forward.
Feb 20, 2020
Karen Conway, Vice President, Healthcare Value at GHX and Mike Schiller, Senior Director of Supply Chain at AHRMM discuss the value of UDI beyond regulations highlighting recall management and how manufacturers can help.   Also available as a podcast.
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 31, 2019
The Intermountain Healthcare Supply Chain Organization has embarked on strategy to drive costs out of the healthcare supply chain. As a part of that strategy, a consolidated distribution center was built for distribution of medical-surgical supplies, pharmacy products, and other ancillary services. The webinar focuses on the key lessons learned on the journey to self-distribution.
Dec 31, 2019
  Price: Member: $765.00 | Non-Member: $950.00 Continuing Education Credits (CECs): 20 hours (5 per module)
Dec 31, 2019
Outsourcing of hospital functions is a common and growing practice in the U.S. and comprises on average 25% of total non-labor spend in hospitals. Many hospitals are finding that the outsourcing of some functions is a double-edged sword. This webinar will help you determine how to make decisions about which services to keep in house and which to outsource in the post-reform era of higher quality and cost savings.
Dec 31, 2019
The supply chain ecosystem has contributed to the 25% waste in the health care system. We can accept that reality while at the same time learning to incorporate spend reduction and cost recovery efforts as standard practice. Through technology, we can broaden communication across the health care community to become more efficient, free funds for other initiatives, and add greater value to health care.