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AHRMM is collaborating with a valued third-party company utilizing their solution, expertise and processes to vet non-traditional suppliers offering personal protective equipment (PPE) and other critical supplies. The vendor list is updated daily.
The Unique Device Identifier (UDI) is comprised of 2 segments: UDI-DI (device identifier) – which identifies the make and model of the device PI (production identifier) – which includes lot, serial number and expiration date At a minimum, your Item Master should include:
Dr. Randy Bradley discusses the attributes leaders must have in order to be effective when managing a multi-generational workforce.
AHRMM is keeping members and the public up to date on the latest Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) developments with links to guidance from AHA, CDC, and other federal, state and local partners to make sure you have the most up-to-date information.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Cherf, Chief Medical Officer at Lumere, and Dr. Suk, Chief Physician Officer at Geisinger System Services, share eight steps to engage physician leaders in your supply chain.
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
Much of health care supply chain is now working to connect with clinicians to reduce of unnecessary variations and waste to achieve CQO and the Triple Aim. When working to build a relationship with clinicians, your success factor will improve when you come to the conversation with an understanding of their personalities and needs. Below are six areas to consider before you engage them.
Clinical integration starts with physician champions. Supply chain executives can’t be experts in all areas, and successful clinical discussions tend to occur when physician leaders are the ones initiating those meetings with their physician peers. The physician leader should be able to challenge their colleagues to answer the question, “how does this really benefit the patient?” and “does it benefit beyond just improving a process? In addition, as part of the contract negotiations team, a physician can push back on the supplier to ask clinical questions about the product or device.
This book was written to enhance the strategic contributions of the healthcare supply chain in a way that is most meaningful to hospitals’ and health-systems’ value-based goals.
AHRMM19 CQO Summit White Paper entitled CQO: The Power of Clinical Integration.
We all question whether some health care supply chains outperform others, which competencies separate those supply chain professionals from the rest, if customers and financial markets appreciate the differences, and what business lessons are there for the health care industry. 
AHRMM members discuss why they chose to earn their Certified Materials Resource Professional (CMRP) Certification and the rewards they have gained personally and professionally.
NYU Langone Health adopted High Reliability Organization (HRO) principles and developed a transformational approach in order to support clinical needs and drive quality patient outcomes. In this webinar, supply chain leaders discuss NYU Langone's supply chain transformation. Presenters cover HRO education and concept training, action-oriented committees and project specific development, as well as planning and implementation.
In part 2 of the GPO or Local/Self Contracting webcast series, the panel considers the multiple product categories and the process of choosing the most appropriate contracting option.
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.
  Price: Member: $196.00 | Non-Member: $396.00 Continuing Education Credits (CECs): 3 hours
This webinar provides an overview of the reasons for drug shortages, recent advocacy efforts to ameliorate the situation, and action steps organizations can take to minimize the impact of drug shortages on patient care. Specific drug shortage examples such as the IV fluids shortage are discussed.