Supply chain teams across the U.S. continue to face supply shortages. One of the lessons learned during COVID-19 was the need to diversify and shorten the end-to-end supply chain.
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Learn how Baptist Health forged its traditional AP cost center into a cost savings driver.
During this webinar you will take a look at the drivers of burnout and share organizational steps for addressing well-being in your organization.
Join manufacturers, distributors and providers as we consider what demand planning looks like in an uncertain world.
With overwhelming job demands and insufficient resources, health care workers – including supply chain professionals – are likely to experience increased anxiety, depression, trauma, burnout and other mental health issues. It is critical for hospitals and health systems to address burnout from a system-wide level to better care for your team members. These evidence-based actions can be initiated within 3 months and build a foundation for a long-term system well-being strategy:
Learn what is driving the Great Resignation and how this is affecting health care.
A panel of provider thought leaders as discusses the ISO 80369-3 (ENFit) small bore connector conversion successes, lessons learned and implementation processes.
Tariq Kahn, Materials Manager, Peri-operative Services, Montefiore Medical Center, discusses his “ah ha” moment of “I need your help”. In these three short podcasts Tariq considers how educating staff about the importance of each key player’s role improves their understanding of the final goal and helps projects to be accomplished with efficiency and success.
Supply chain attributes inform critical supply availability and alignment with internal and external needs, integral to meeting pressures to deliver safe care.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues to report shortages of GE Healthcare’s Omnipaque™ (iohexol) and iodixanol intravenous contrast media products for computed tomography imaging. In an April 19, 2022, letter to customers, GE Healthcare said it was rationing orders for its iohexol products after a COVID-19 lockdown temporarily shut down its production facility for iodinated contrast media in Shanghai, China.
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.
Using leading practices to help forecast supply chain demand.
Consider the historical path of the Unique Device Identifier (UDI) currently hovering at its real-time usage and the resulting in cost savings and patient safety improvements. Dick Perrin of AHRMM’s Learning UDI Community (LUC) discusses the atomization and use of the same UDI across the continuum allowing for quick identification of recalled products and the patients they may have affected, as well as the potential update of the device or modification of care instructions. Speaker: Dick Perrin, CEO, Active Innovations
Listen as Dennis Orthman of Access Strategy Partners explains how innovation is hindered by the barriers of competition and how to actively seek it. This webcast is also available as a podcast.
Listen as Dennis Orthman of Access Strategy Partners explains how innovation is hindered by the barriers of competition and how to actively seek it. This podcast is also available as a webcast.
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.
Listen as Susan Morris, Director, Supply Chain, MedStar Montgomery Medical Center, emphasizes the benefits of a strong relationship between clinical staff and supply chain in a hospital or health system. This podcast is also available as a webcast here.
AHRMM LUC Comments to the FDA’s Draft Guidance for Select Updates for Unique Device Identification: Policy Regarding Global Unique Device Identification Database Requirements for Certain Devices
The AHRMM LUC members submitted comments and recommendations to the FDA's Draft Guidance for Select Updates for Unique Device Identification: Policy Regarding Global Unique Device Identification Database Requirements for Certain Devices. They recommend that information related to all Class I Medical Devices be included in the GUDID without exception.
Writing a strong conference abstract can be challenging. You need to be relevant, compelling and concise in your description and ensure the learning outcomes are descriptive in a few words. Learn the submission requirements for the AHRMM22 Call for Presentations and best practices for writing an abstract by viewing the Tips for Writing an Effective Abstract webinar recording, where you will hear directly from the Annual Conference Education Committee members on what they look for in an abstract.
The CQO Leadership Summit provides a forum for stakeholders representing various aspects of the health care supply chain to meet and discuss complex and challenging issues impacting health care delivery and address supply chain’s role in meeting those challenges.