Hospitals continue to face challenges with their supply chains and are spending more time than ever trying to manage those supply chains. Hospitals, however, can mitigate these challenges by adopting proven solutions. Read this article to discover four solutions that hospitals can use to build not only a better supply chain but a more resilient one.
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Jan 17, 2023
Jan 17, 2023
Effectively managing a hospital’s inventory has always been important. However, it has become even more important over the past several years. Read this article to learn the most pressing challenges hospitals face in managing their inventory then discover how hospitals are working to solve them.
Jan 3, 2023
This white paper explores the importance of balancing health care supply sourcing through both domestic and international suppliers, the benefits and challenges of building new, domestic health care supply chains, and why community sourcing and warehousing can benefit hospitals, their staff and communities, and the delivery of high-quality patient care.
Disaster/Outbreak Preparedness, Distribution, Inventory Management, Logistics, Procurement, Strategic Planning, Strategic Sourcing, Suppliers, Cost Management, COVID-19: Supplies and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), COVID-19: Organizational Preparedness and Capacity Planning, Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs), Sustainability, Physician Preference Items (PPI), Products and Services Contracting, Purchased Services, Shipping and Receiving
Dec 16, 2022
Read this article and discover three issues hospitals are focusing on to overcome supply chain challenges in 2023.
Nov 14, 2022
An introduction to environmental sustainability walking learners through strategizing on simple projects while outlining commitment to sustainability, and moving on to larger, multi-layered strategies highlighting long-term investment in global health.
Nov 2, 2022
Read a sponsored blog from Owens & Minor to learn how strategic partnerships can help hospitals lower costs, improve supply chain resilience, and improve operational efficiency.
Aug 3, 2022
Join manufacturers, distributors and providers as we consider what demand planning looks like in an uncertain world.
Nov 11, 2021
The Introduction to Health Care Supply Chain eLearning courses provide grounded education for those new or seeking a refresher.
Nov 11, 2021
This advanced course leads learners through 10 areas of infrastructure surrounding the functions of health care supply chain management.
Nov 9, 2021
Decision making by studying where our data is coming from and the outcome of its source. Speaker: Catherine Williams, Director of Supply Chain, Baptist Memorial Healthcare Takeaways: Constantly be educating yourself on your supply chain, learning about the data and its source Consider better ways to bring in products in logistically Always having a growing relationship with clinicians.
May 6, 2021
Learn the best practices of setting PAR levels and what you need to know to ensure you have the proper stock. Speaker: Stewart Layhe, Former Director of Supply Chain and Support Services, Denver Health Watch the Webcast Version
May 4, 2021
Healthcare expenses continue to rise and yet hospitals are realizing consistently shrinking margins. Healthcare supply costs are typically the second largest expense to a hospital and must be managed in a manner that ensures providers have access to quality products but also with an emphasis on cost awareness and expense reduction strategies. Healthcare supply chains must leverage their data in order to make better business decisions to reduce costs and increase operational efficiencies through the use of business analytics.
Feb 16, 2021
Begin anew with a fresh organizational outlook using AHRMM’s Policies and Procedures Manual for the Health Care Supply Chain, 2nd Edition. Updated with current leading practices, all policies, procedures and resource tools can be revised to suit your particular organization’s needs!
Capital Equipment, Central Sterile, Clinical Integration, Clinical Resource Management (CRM), Cost Management, COVID-19: Caring for Patients and Communities, COVID-19: CDC, FDA and CMS Guidance, COVID-19: Organizational Preparedness and Capacity Planning, COVID-19: Supplies and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), COVID-19: Vaccines and Therapeutics, Data, Disaster/Outbreak Preparedness, Distribution, Finance & Budgeting, Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs), Inventory Management, Logistics, Pharmacy, Physician Preference Items (PPI), Planning, Design, and Construction, Procurement, Products and Services Contracting, Purchased Services, Shipping and Receiving, Suppliers, Support Services, Sustainability, Technology
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.
Disaster/Outbreak Preparedness, Procurement, Purchased Services, Reimbursement, Shipping and Receiving, Strategic Planning, Strategic Sourcing, Suppliers, Sustainability, Technology, Value Analysis, Distribution, Finance & Budgeting, Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs), Inventory Management, Leadership
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.
May 28, 2020
Discover how a Medical Logistics Crisis Action Team could help your institution quickly organize efforts and resources in addition to your Incident Command System.
Dec 31, 2019
In 1992, AHRMM, in concert with Kowalski-Dickow Associates, Inc., crafted "The Primer" and guidebook for healthcare purchasing and materials management. It was entitled Managing Hospital Materials Management and can be found on many shelves of supply chain leaders' offices. This long awaited and updated publication is a textbook, which should serve to orient university and college students and new entrant to healthcare supply chain services.
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
This webinar discusses the health care supply chain, its strengths and weaknesses. It reviews best practices around the industry, including what Intermountain Healthcare has done with building its own logistics/distribution functionality. It will also present the implications of the future of the industry with the changing horizon that comes with the Affordable Care Act, including preparing to serve non-acute operations.
Dec 31, 2019
This session is a comprehensive approach to understanding Lean Management System concepts, processes, tools, and their application to improving inventory management in the health care supply chain.