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Dec 31, 1969
At Hershey Penn State Medical Center, the supply chain and ED nursing team came together in a Kaizen process to reinvent the way supplies were being managed in the ED. As a result of their efforts, a new business process and system was implemented, which increased nursing satisfaction from 10% to 90%, reduced costs and stock-outs, and created a continual improvement process that supports the team’s ongoing needs.
Dec 31, 1969
Some Human Cellular Tissue Products (HCTP) are considered “devices” and will require their assigned Unique Device Identifiers (UDI) to be tracked within the patient’s Electronic Health Record (EHR) and shared across the healthcare spectrum. Supply chain should be having interdepartmental conversations to determine how they will handle these types of products and their UDIs.
Dec 31, 1969
In this two-part series, hear directly from physicians as they discuss how to have conversations that drive change. The presenters share findings from a survey debunking physician preference myths that have stifled clinical resource management. Discover different methods that prepare you to have physician preference conversations, impact value analysis, and improve clinical and financial outcomes.
Dec 31, 1969
Tremendous cost pressures within the U.S. health care system are forcing providers to explore alternative ways to save money. To address this need, a TCO calculator has been developed to provide purchasers with a standardized and systematic way to consider the various use and waste costs of products that are procured. This webinar demonstrates the tool’s basic functions and shares resources available to support its use.
Dec 31, 1969
A short introduction to the CMS Meaningful Use 3 Rule and how implementing UDI within the healthcare setting and moving toward the full GS1 will reduce costs and improve inventory management while providing accurate data reporting and complete patient EHR information. Ultimately, these changes will lead to knowledge-based decision making and improved quality of patient care.
Dec 31, 1969
A value analysis process to verify the achievement of the outcomes desired will result in making decisions based on the data, celebrating achievement of outcomes, and identify the need for further review when outcomes are not achieved.
Dec 31, 1969
Brent Petty, executive industry consultant, Healthcare Lexmark International, discusses what forces are currently affecting health care and the platform hospitals use for decision-making criteria.
Dec 31, 1969
As more hospitals and healthcare systems merge, many find themselves in uncharted waters, especially as it comes to effectively integrating different systems and cultures. This webinar provides an overview of the key components critical to collaboratively developing and implementing an effective integration plan that addresses both technical and cultural issues.
Dec 31, 1969
Download the AHRMM16 Conference Proceedings, available via the online learning library, with 50+ learning labs that were professionally recorded and synced with the PowerPoint presentations. You’ll gain access to a wealth of knowledge, tools, and best practices for your supply chain.
Dec 31, 1969
Uncontrolled and unchanneled spend through purchase order requests, P-Card use, or petty cash pose a major problem. In this webinar, we show how to limit contractual authority for the procurement of goods, services, and capital within your organization through the development of a General Contract policy that controls and channels almost every purchase through the purchasing department.
Dec 31, 1969
Increased demand can lead to reactive replenishment but triggers be identified and assessed before rushing to order. Take control of your inventory through proactive demand pattern identification to address issues and changes before they arise. In this webinar, experts discuss the data needed to predict usage patterns and trends, as well as best practices to improve inventory for high value and commodity products.
Dec 31, 1969
Capital equipment replacement planning is an activity many organizations engage in year after year. In this two-part series, we will outline a process of evaluating current equipment utilizing specific data elements and identifying where that data can be obtained and discuss how to use data and planning results to prioritize and follow established guidelines to replace only the equipment that needs replacing.
Dec 31, 1969
Presenting the core concepts and techniques of supply chain management in a clear, concise, and easily readable style, the Third Edition of Essentials of Supply Chain Management outlines the most crucial tenets and concepts of supply chain management.
Dec 31, 1969
Lean Management is a strategy for modifying processes so that we reduce the burden on supply chain resources, while still providing the customer with the value they want and expect. This webinar provides an overview of supply chain management and the areas that could be modified to reduce waste.
Dec 31, 1969
The supply chain ecosystem has contributed to the 25% waste in the health care system. We can accept that reality while at the same time learning to incorporate spend reduction and cost recovery efforts as standard practice. Through technology, we can broaden communication across the health care community to become more efficient, free funds for other initiatives, and add greater value to health care.
Dec 31, 1969
Learn about the strategies that have been successful at Dignity Health in developing a purchased services product line. In this webinar we explain how to develop a purchased services contracting product line, discuss the unique challenges in this area, and show you how to estimate the potential opportunity.
Dec 31, 1969
Lean thinking continues to emerge and embed its ideas into our traditional ways of thinking about Value Analysis and Healthcare. In lean thinking, the thought is to ask “why” five times to get to the root cause of an issue.
Dec 31, 1969
HealthTrust brought together three of its top medical, sourcing, and technical subject matter experts for an insightful hour of the initial impact CJR has on hospitals’ orthopedic service line. During this webinar, they discuss two strategies for improving performance: 1) build a database of implants to increase savings; and 2) use patients’ affinity for technology to engage with providers and measure the quality of orthopedic care.
Dec 31, 1969
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. In a Part 5 bonus section, included only in the podcast version, we listen to the panelists answer questions of those who attended this session during the AHRMM16 Annual Conference.
Dec 31, 1969
Lana Makhanik and Peter Fiorentino discuss discus why Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is breathing easier after they overhauled their inventory management system using Ultra high frequency (UHF) radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology. Peter explains why they chose RFID, the success and benefits they have achieved, and lessons learned. Presenters: Peter Fiorentino, Materials Management Cardiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lana Makhanik, COO, VUEMED, Inc.