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Toolkits/Methodology
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.
Podcasts
Oct 22, 2019
Annie Weisbrod, principal scientist at Procter and Gamble, discusses the science behind sustainable hygiene products and challenges companies and consumers face with sustainability information.
Supply Chain Strategies & Solutions Article
Mar 21, 2019
Adopting proactive strategies can help you take full advantage of reprocessing benefits, by lessening the financial burden of medical supplies, promoting environmental sustainability and freeing up funds. By Erin Broeske, senior marketing director, sustainability solutions division, Stryker
Supply Chain Strategies & Solutions Article
Mar 21, 2019
Sustainability and procurement are terms that may often be at odds, but as keepers of the health and wellness of our patients and communities, we must lead the charge toward more sustainable practices. By Laura Kowalczyk, vice president of supply chain & support services, UAB Medicine
Supply Chain Strategies & Solutions Article
Mar 21, 2019
Value-based health care and population health are two of the most common terms used in health care today, and yet still confusing for many. Let’s explore each one and how they are elevating the role of the supply chain and the importance of sustainability. By Karen Conway, vice president, healthcare value, GHX
Guides/Reports
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.
Guides/Reports
Sep 22, 2016
Introduction Healthcare provider stakeholders, including physicians, clinicians and supply chain professionals utilize data to make procurement decisions for medical devices to ensure and improve patient access to high quality devices. The integrity of these decisions depends upon the accuracy and completeness of the underlying data. There are three (3) significant challenges to accurate and complete data on medical device quality:
Case Studies
Jul 31, 2016
AHRMM is offering 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 CQO leading practice describes methods used to reduce costs, enhance patient care quality, and drive greater financial outcomes through blood product and service optimization, and was submitted by:
Toolkits/Methodology
Oct 20, 2015
Read examples of Green Light Projects illustrating how the performance improvement measures on the Sustainability Roadmap for Hospitals website can help your organization achieve sustainable design and operations. Download Now
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Dec 31, 1969
As hospitals restructure to gain sustainability in an era of reform, it is crucial for supply chain leaders to work collaboratively within health systems and identify new opportunities for cost reduction in areas that generate savings and improve outcomes.This webinar focuses on key lessons and best practices using case studies from leading hospitals and health care systems that have successfully aligned their supply chain and strategic vision.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Dec 31, 1969
Developing a clinically integrated supply chain can lead to organizational savings, a decrease in ordering of supplies outside of the supply chain, and can help return nurses and other clinical professionals back to their primary focus of patient care. This webinar explores what is needed for the successful development and implementation of a clinically integrated team that performs value analysis across a variety of facilities under one system.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Dec 31, 1969
This webinar explains how supplier diversity can be a valuable investment toward sustainability. Presenters define supplier diversity and the associated specific designations and discuss the evolution of supplier diversity. Get a glimpse into how to build a business case for supplier diversity including the scope and benefits (CQO and Sustainability) for the supplier and purchaser, as well as the importance of executive support.
e-Learning
Dec 31, 1969
  Price: Member: $49.00 | Non-Member: $99.00 Continuing Education Credits (CECs): 1 hour
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Dec 31, 1969
Social responsibility is an emerging area of importance for all health care supply chain professionals to understand and participate in. This webinar examines the evolving needs of communities, the historic role of hospitals as a community enterprise, and why hospitals and health systems are viewed by the public as an anchor of local life.
e-Learning
Dec 31, 1969
  Price: Member: $74.00 | Non-Member: $149.00 Continuing Education Credits (CECs): 1.5 hours