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Oct 4, 2018
Judi Proctor, senior consultant and metrics ambassador, Vizient walks through a benchmarking ro
Sep 14, 2018
In this short webcast, Dena Jackson, vice president, Clinical Supply Chain, Providence St. Joseph, and Sophie Rutherford, vice president, Business Development, Jump Technologies discuss supply chain as the hub of your organization as value analysis is transforming to clinical integration and changing the organization. This webcast is also available as an AHRMM podcast.
Sep 14, 2018
As health care organizations evolve, their strategies to include population health, the total cost, episode and subsequently value of care provided will be determined by patient outcomes. And this means finding the right balance between Cost, Quality and Outcomes is no longer a nice-to-have sentiment; it will be critical to sustaining one's viability across clinical, financial and operational domains.
Sep 11, 2018
CHICAGO, September 11, 2018 — In the election for the Association for Health Care Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM) of the American Hospital Association, Dee Donatelli, CMRP, FAHRMM, of Dee Donatelli Consulting LLC, has been elected as the chair-elect of the 2019 AHRMM Board. Donatelli will serve as the AHRMM Board chair in 2020. Additionally, the AHRMM membership elected Mary Beth Briscoe, CPA, FHFMA, FACHE, from the University of Miami, Laura P.
Sep 6, 2018
In this short webcast, Dena Jackson and Sophie Rutherford discuss connecting the organization to the supply chain department to build collaborative teams and align goals by utilizing technology, to ensure that supply chain can be the “hub” to connect the organization.
Aug 31, 2018
AHRMM is building a repository for leading and proven supply chain practices, case studies, and toolkits that are developed from a Cost, Quality, and Outcomes (CQO) perspective. The following leading practice was submitted by:
Aug 31, 2018
AHRMM is building a repository for leading and proven supply chain practices, case studies, and toolkits that are developed from a Cost, Quality, and Outcomes (CQO) perspective. The following leading practice was submitted by:
Aug 30, 2018
Outcomes-based contracting is no easy feat but when conducted properly, it creates a synergistic model that can significantly improve outcomes. Author: Jeffrey Ashkenase, MPA, Executive Vice President, Acurity, Inc. and Nexera, Inc. Download Article
Aug 21, 2018
Today hospitals and health care organizations are looking to health care supply chain professionals to help support patient care activities. No longer is the supply chain department and its staff relegated to a purely operational position of providing inventory and stocking.  The supply chain now has a voice at the table with representation on committees and working quality improvement projects. With collaboration, there is a major fiscal, administrative, and operational role to play.
Aug 21, 2018
The lack of end-to-end supply chain visibility in the medical device channel contributes to an estimated five billion dollars ($5B) of inventory waste for the U.S. health system today. (PNC Healthcare and GHX, 2011) RFID is a key technology that is enabling health systems, distributors and manufactures to partner together to remove this waste. Successful implementation of RFID in a healthcare delivery organization takes careful planning, execution, and change management agility.
Aug 13, 2018
With all of the significant changes happening in the health care field, this is an exciting time in supply chain, but certainly a challenging time. It presents the opportunity for us to take a look at how health care supply chain as a field has evolved over the years, and where it needs to go in order to support these changes. Author: Dave Reed, Vice President, Healthcare Solutions, Cook Medical Download Article
Aug 11, 2018
The AHRMM Cost, Quality, and Outcomes (CQO) Movement was launched in 2013 to advance the role of the health care supply chain in delivering better quality care at a more affordable cost and in a manner that delivers the highest value to patients. The CQO Movement explores the inter-relationships between cost, quality, and outcomes (as defined below) as opposed to the more historic view in which these factors were considered separately, often by different functions within the hospital environment, e.g., clinical, financial, etc.
Aug 2, 2018
Lisa Fohey, director of supply chain, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, leads an overview of the main principals of project management and change management and how they can be combined to lead program success.
Jul 19, 2018
Lisa Fohey, director of supply chain, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, explores the principles of project management and change management to guide supply chain professionals in project management success.
Jul 6, 2018
AHRMM’s Learning UDI Community (LUC) is a health care collaborative effort, in collaboration with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health, established to address issues impacting the adoption and implementation of the Unique Device Identifier by developing a common understanding and approach within the health care setting.
Jul 4, 2018
In an effort to capture broader insights on UDI adoption from across the health care field, AHRMM, with participation by the FDA, held LUC Data Quality Workshops during four conferences in 2017. During these workshops, conference attendees had the opportunity to voice their opinions on the state of UDI data quality, hurdles to UDI adoption and what recommended practices are necessary for providers and suppliers to effectively capture the UDI and use it in meaningful ways.