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Allen Archer, System Director of Supply Chain at Houston Healthcare, leads a thought-leader panel discussion about the role of GPOs within the changing healthcare landscape and the and the daily decision of using a GPO or regional/local contracting. Part 1 centers on the GPO’s role in helping member facilities support their CQO efforts. Moderator: Allen Archer, System Director of Supply Chain at Houston Healthcare
Nexera has incorporated Cost, Quality, and Outcomes (CQO) throughout their own organizational culture, and embeds that philosophy into their partnerships with healthcare supply chain organizations. In this discussion, Alison Flynn Gaffney, Senior Vice President at GNYHA Services, Inc., Nexera, Inc., explains the specifics of Nexera's endeavors, and the impact CQO has on their organization and the healthcare field.
Lana Makhanik and Peter Fiorentino discuss discus why Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is breathing easier after they overhauled their inventory management system using UHF RFID technology. Peter explains why they chose RFID, the success and benefits they have achieved, and lessons learned.    
Professional Coach Mark Noon discusses the types of skills and actions that a leader needs to create a team-oriented culture.
Donna Gammarato discusses the importance of creating specialized Value Analysis teams to analyze resource utilization and reduce costs.
When purchasing is involved at the start of the capital equipment process, it can lead to better value outcomes and improved customer experience at the department level. This webinar presents ways to develop internal controls and accountability for the purchase of new and replacement capital equipment and for other forms of capital expenditures in health care organizations.
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.
Brent Petty discusses what forces are currently affecting healthcare and the platform hospitals use for decision making criteria.
Allen Archer, Director of Supply Chain Management, Houston Hospitals, Inc., explains the basics of writing a contract including best practices and key tips.
Allen Archer, Director of Supply Chain Management, Houston Hospitals, Inc., describes five key terms and conditions that will assist you in writing a contract.
In this three-part series, Lisa Tonkinson and Chris Wiekert discuss how the Revenue Cycle can impact your Supply Chain when embarking on a new software implementation or integration and what you need to know to plan ahead and optimize your technology effectively. Part one discusses the ins and outs of implementing new technology. Part 2 focuses on integrating new technology and which databases are needed. Part three concentrates on vendor solutions and training.
In this three-part series, Lisa Tonkinson and Chris Wiekert discuss how the Revenue Cycle can impact your Supply Chain when embarking on a new software implementation or integration, and what you need to know to plan ahead and optimize your technology effectively. Part 1 discusses the ins and outs of implementing new technology.
In this three-part series, Lisa Tonkinson and Chris Wiekert discuss how the Revenue Cycle can impact your supply chain when embarking on a new software implementation or integration and what you need to know to plan ahead and optimize your technology effectively. Part 2 focuses on integrating new technology and which databases are needed.
AHRMM members discuss why they chose to earn their Certified Materials Resource Professional (CMRP) Certification and the rewards they have gained personally and professionally.
AHRMM members discuss why they chose to earn their Certified Materials Resource Professional (CMRP) Certification and the rewards they have gained personally and professionally.
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.
Management of inventory turns, reducing waste due to product expiration, and reducing annual audit shortfalls are all possible thanks to the UDI barcode. In this first webinar of a three-part series, leading field experts focus on the immense benefits of using scanning technology to document medical device usage.
Advocate Health Care developed a provider-supplier partnership that reduced re-admission rates and improved quality of care inside and outside of the hospitals. This webinar discusses elements of the collaborative research, the clinical economic baseline and outcome, as well as how the quality improvement program components lead to better care process.
For decisions related to patient care, administrators and physicians often need data from outside of their department. Listen as Jill Cotchen discusses how data crosses over departments and is interpreted to address real-life scenarios, and the necessity to take into account different benchmarking and costing methodologies to accurately quantify cost and impact to your organization.
Stewart Layhe, Supply Chain Program Manager at Denver Health, compares benefits and downsides of perpetual and periodic automatic replenishment (PAR) system inventory methods.