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Dec 3, 2020
Achieve cost savings through methods to increase clinical buy-in and adherence to supply chain decision. while maintaining a focus on clinical outcomes.
Dec 1, 2020
Updated for 2020! Begin your studies of the Supply Chain Management and Finance relationship portion within the CMRP examination with a new interactive and engaging self-directed course.
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 22, 2019
An integrated culture, best in class supply chain practices, and data-driven insights all maximize savings and make a difference in health care organizations. In this webinar, experts discuss how supply chain operations impact total costs for a health care organization. Gain a thorough understanding of the often overlooked leading practices in the health care supply chain, such as utilization control and assessing information.
Oct 22, 2019
Discover tips that can separate a health system’s success or failure when creating a viable purchased services sourcing program in this short video webcast.
Oct 22, 2019
As health care organizations strive to reduce costs and improve quality, it is necessary for the supply chain to collaborate with physician and clinician leadership around the utilization of clinical benchmarking data. This webinar explores the leading practices for clinical benchmarking and outlines pitfalls to avoid.
Mar 20, 2019
This AHRMM tool has two practical supply chain evaluation templates featured in the Customer Service in Health Care Supply Chain: Certificate Course, released in January 2019. About the Tool:
Oct 4, 2018
Judi Proctor, senior consultant and metrics ambassador, Vizient walks through a benchmarking ro
May 1, 2018
This short webcast will give you a brief overview of the current ISM® Report On Business, share details surrounding the development of the new ISM® Hospital Report on Business—the hospital-specific report—why it is important, and how you can be involved.
May 1, 2018
The CQO movement is the health care supply chain’s fitness tracker. It engages supply chain with leaders across the healthcare environment to apply a new approach. To start with your own CQO KPI, look for your Bigfoot within your organization to identify top priorities. After looking at those top priorities, apply the CQO perspective.
May 1, 2018
Cost per case is a valuable measure because it captures multiple data points. As reports are developed and used, CPC can prove a powerful tool for finding cost reduction and process improvement opportunities—and that can impact your hospital’s bottom line.
Jan 17, 2018
Discover tips that can separate a health system’s success or failure when creating a viable purchased services sourcing program in this short AHRMM webcast.
Feb 28, 2017
This article is from the March/April 2017 issue of the AHRMM member-only magazine, Supply Chain Strategies & Solutions. At St. Francis Hospital, HealthTrust advisors and the cardiovascular team implemented successful processes producing consistent door-to-balloon times of less than 35 minutes, slashed costs associated with renal failure by 90 percent, and reduced readmissions below the national benchmark. HealthTrust is a sponsor of the Cost, Quality, and Outcomes (CQO) Movement.
Jul 5, 2016
Healthcare reform is driving unprecedented changes in the management, funding and delivery of care as hospitals develop and implement strategies to achieve higher quality care at lower cost. The problem many hospitals face involves the gaps in data between costly supplies, and how they are managed in the item master and chargemaster. Having links and systems in place to audit and validate the item to charge accuracy is crucial. Without this foundation, providers lose the ability to trust their physician quality outcome assessments and episodic care analytics.
Mar 29, 2016
This paper explores the application of the Baldrige Excellence Framework to the health care supply chain. Specifically, the paper will explore the reasons that the Baldrige Framework might be used to evaluate and improve supply chain systems and processes. An examination of the need of a systems perspective will be followed by a brief overview of the Baldrige program.
Jan 27, 2016
Executive Summary Today’s healthcare environment is rapidly changing. Hospitals and healthcare systems are being bombarded by myriad challenges, including the fluctuating economy, cuts in Medicare reimbursements, and new procedural, financial, and reporting requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). All of these factors are pressuring healthcare organizations to reduce costs and improve patient outcomes without sacrificing the quality of care.