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Nov 19, 2020
John Bass, Founder and CEO of Hashed Health explains how Blockchain works, some of the current Blockchain initiatives and how health care organizations can use it to share data.
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 27, 2020
Tremendous value can be achieved by investing Supply Chain Management (SCM) resources into shared services where optimizing the supply chain is not normally a top priority. This paper will discuss an example where SCM partnered with the Nutrition and Food Services (NFS) department within a medical center.
Oct 20, 2020
AHRMM membership elected Amanda Chawla, MHA, FACHE, vice president of supply chain at Stanford Hospital, Stanford Children’s Health, Stanford-Valley Care (Stanford Medicine), Lori Pilla, RN, MBA, CPSM, system vice president and chief supply chain officer at Mercy Health, and Curtis Lancaster, MHA, CMRP, vice president supply chain at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center as provider representatives on the 2021 board. The AHRMM membership also elected Randy V.
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
In the first half of the webinar, we will explore the Hospital PMI™, an ISM® Report On Business® vertical specific to hospitals, launched Friday, August 7, 2020. Developed in partnership with AHRMM, the Hospital PMI™ is the first report of its kind exploring data that delves into areas that specifically cover hospital supply chains. The U.S. hospital community can leverage the Hospital PMI™ data for actionable supply chain planning insights.
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.
Oct 2, 2020
If you’re just starting to discuss elective procedures, supply chain must continuously communicate and develop relationships with key players to maintain the importance of supply chain input in their minds.
Sep 17, 2020
Explore your organization’s clinical integration maturity and leverage leadership involvement to make data-driven decisions.
Sep 8, 2020
AHRMM Issues & Legislative (I&L) Committee identifies, reviews and follows the regulatory, environmental, quality of service and standards matters that impact the health care supply chain field. Each I&L Committee member closely monitors an important topic and compiles an update with useful information to help AHRMM members stay ahead of policy issues that affect their work and health care organization.
Sep 3, 2020
This paper shares the experience of a true and complete integration of supply chain in a mid-sized IDN under an accelerated timeline. The study is structured to provide a basic framework for integration that can be used as a guide and customized to meet the specific needs of any system. Author: Richard Killeen Download Paper
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.
Aug 3, 2020
AHRMM wants to learn about each of your experiences while dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic so that our membership can compare strategies, share lessons learned and plan for the future. The COVID Response Tactics Sharing (CRTS) project collects this information nationally through a short survey, and then reports the findings back to you.
Jul 24, 2020
In September 2019, FDA announced its Technology Modernization Action Plan (TMAP).  The TMAP describes important near-term actions that FDA is taking to modernize use of technology—computer hardware, software, data and analytics—to advance FDA’s public health mission. The TMAP will provide a foundation for developing a more fluid, agile, and efficient FDA that is scaled to respond to novel technologies and a rapidly increasing workload.
Jul 24, 2020
CHICAGO, July 23, 2020 — In partnership with the Association for Health Care Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM) of the American Hospital Association, Institute for Supply Management (ISM) is launching its first vertical ISM® Report On Business® in a critical services sector: hospitals. The Hospital PMI™ is the first report of its kind, delving into areas that specifically cover hospital supply chains. The inaugural report will be released Friday, August 7, at 10 am EST featuring July 2020 data.
Jul 24, 2020
Access Hospital ISM® Report On Business® In partnership with AHRMM, Institute for Supply Management (ISM) launched its first vertical ISM® Report On Business® in a critical services sector: hospitals. The Hospital PMI™ is the first report of its kind, delving into areas that specifically cover hospital supply chains. The inaugural report was released Friday, August 7, featuring July 2020 data.