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Apr 27, 2020
The Hospital Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Planning Tool is designed to help hospitals determine approximate PPE needs based on special pathogen category and a number of facility specific variables.
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.
Apr 23, 2020
Listen as one small community hospital discusses how they worked with volunteers to locate critically needed PPE and medical supplies to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 17, 2020
The AHRMM Learning Community held its second discussion on April 10 to discuss the health care supply chain's latest response to COVID-19. The panel of health care supply chain executives shared their approach to some of the biggest COVID-19 hurdles currently facing the health care supply chain and answered questions from the audience.
Apr 6, 2020
A collection of links to websites on the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, including FDA's Emergency Use Authorizations, CDC's resources, testing supplies information, personal protective equipment (PPE) guidelines and lists of approved products.
Apr 6, 2020
The AHRMM Learning Community held its first open forum on March 27 to discuss the health care supply chain's latest response to COVID-19. Moderated by Mike Schiller, AHRMM's senior director of supply chain.
Apr 6, 2020
AHRMM offers definitions and guidance on health care masks, including mask types and efficacies, fit testing guidelines, distributor information and certified equipment information.
Apr 2, 2020
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.
Mar 31, 2020
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:
Mar 18, 2020
Dr. Randy Bradley discusses the attributes leaders must have in order to be effective when managing a multi-generational workforce.
Mar 11, 2020
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.
Mar 3, 2020
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.
Feb 20, 2020
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.
Feb 18, 2020
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.
Jan 24, 2020
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.
Jan 23, 2020
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
Jan 16, 2020
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.
Jan 16, 2020
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.