COVID-19 has exposed the fragile nature of the health care supply chain, but it’s not the first public health crisis to do so. Michael Schiller, AHRMM's Senior Director of Supply Chain, and Richard Bagley, Senior Vice President, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Penn State Health, led the discussion on lessons learned and ways we should rethink supply chain strategies for the future.
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Apr 7, 2021
Jan 19, 2021
The AHRMM LUC members submitted public comments and recommendations at the FDA's November 2020 meeting related to the need to include the UDI in the recall process. They highlighted the prototype recall database and electronic submission form, as well as survey data supporting its creation.
AHRMM20+ Cost, Quality and Outcomes Summit White Paper: CQO: Building a More Resilient Health Care Supply Chain
Dec 15, 2020
AHRMM20+ Cost, Quality and Outcomes (CQO) Summit white paper describes lessons learned by health care supply chain during the COVID-19 pandemic, best practices to address supply shortages and other challenges, and steps health care leaders are now taking to strengthen supply chain resiliency moving forward.
The Transformative Power of Supply Chain Management as a Shared Service: Building a Partnership with Nutrition and Food Services
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.
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.
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.
In Partnership with AHRMM, Institute for Supply Management® Expands Portfolio of Economic Reports with Launch of Hospital PMI™
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.
Apr 27, 2020
This April 22, 2020 Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) webinar shares lessons learned from the front lines and how hospitals and health care systems can take steps now to help ensure the right products are available to support the needs of frontline health care workers and the evolving needs of patients.
Nov 22, 2019
The AHRMM Keys for Supply Chain Excellence are Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that set the standard for supply chain management in the health care field. AHRMM has developed the AHRMM Keys for Supply Chain Excellence – essential Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that every health care supply chain should be measuring.