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Dec 21, 2021
BJ McCluskey, Director of Resource Optimization at McLeod Health, discusses how supply chain and surgical teams at McLeod Health improved data points to generate meaningful, relevant and actionable information through collaboration with all stakeholders including Finance and other departments. This podcast is also available as a webcast. Watch Webcast  
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.
Nov 5, 2020
Health care supply chain leaders discuss methods to reduce the impact of demand surges and supply shortages due to unexpected events. A three-part plan to stabilize, adapt, and evolve to improve supply resilience will be shared, with a deep dive on various ways to increase trust, transparency and predictability in the supply chain.
Oct 13, 2020
Senior leaders within the finance/supply chain and risk management disciplines share their thoughts on the organizational and patient risks related to current vulnerabilities and action planning that health care organizations can take to minimize their exposure to these risks.
Oct 13, 2020
COVID-19 has forced us all to embrace and rely on virtual technology to conduct business. This sudden change has impacted supply chain operations and strategy execution, from staffing to supplier engagement and operational performance.
Oct 13, 2020
Value Analysis programs are charged with evaluating products and services while balancing cost, quality, and outcomes in the decision. The quality of the products and the outcomes from using the products cannot be compromised, but today’s environment within healthcare dictates that cost is a significant factor influencing the decision. Unfortunately, the identified savings is not always realized in the anticipated time frame or to the full extent. Every week an initiative is delayed or not fully implemented results in lost dollars that cannot be recouped.
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 14, 2020
Provider panelists discuss their post-pandemic approach to their business continuity programs, working with non-traditional buyers, diversifying their suppliers and the increased focus on supply chain analytics.
Mar 3, 2020
Their goals and objectives are tied directly to the organization’s overall goals Within successful supply chains there is no question as to how their goals and objectives support the organization’s overall goals. Each one can be tied directly to an organizational goal and they look beyond the traditional cost savings role to highlight supply chain’s contributions to improving patient safety and outcomes.
Feb 18, 2020
Sustainability is now on the list of factors that many health care supply chain professionals consider when making purchasing decisions. This has led to a shift towards environmentally preferable purchasing (EPP). Supply chain can show great leadership by directing efforts to promote and achieve sustainability goals…here are just a few.
Dec 31, 2019
Social responsibility is an emerging area of importance for all health care supply chain professionals to understand and participate in. This webinar examines the evolving needs of communities, the historic role of hospitals as a community enterprise, and why hospitals and health systems are viewed by the public as an anchor of local life.
Dec 31, 2019
  Price: Member: $74.00 | Non-Member: $149.00 Continuing Education Credits (CECs): 1.5 hours
Dec 31, 2019
Tremendous cost pressures within the U.S. health care system are forcing providers to explore alternative ways to save money. To address this need, a TCO calculator has been developed to provide purchasers with a standardized and systematic way to consider the various use and waste costs of products that are procured. This webinar demonstrates the tool’s basic functions and shares resources available to support its use.
Dec 31, 2019
In order to compare baseline costs to savings and determine areas of compliance risk, supply chain professionals need to work closely with their revenue cycle colleagues maintaining the chargemaster. This webinar explores how supply data elements in your item master and chargemaster play a role in negotiating payments, in disbursing across the continuum of care, and in assessing variations in clinical practice.
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.
Dec 31, 2019
Part 1: Components and Terminology 101 This series of short education sessions documents various aspects of the Revenue Cycle and how it impacts Supply Chain. The series details how disconnects between the charge master and item master can negatively affect charge services and revenue capture.