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.
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2019 AHRMM CQO Report: The Power of Clinical Integration Overview: The CQO Task Force identified six health care organizations with case studies demonstrating the evolution of CQO and the expanding role of supply chain in meeting the needs of the ever-changing health care environment. These stories are contained within this report.
In today’s value based health care market, reimbursement is tied to patient outcomes. But the duty of improving patient outcomes does not solely reside with the clinical teams. Supply Chain has an important role to play in driving outcomes while being mindful of cost. Robin Czajka, vice president of cost management at Premier, describes 3 ways that your organization can take today to begin aligning your supply chain and clinical teams to drive toward improved patient outcomes.
Roy Henry, strategic analyst from University of Miami, explores how clinical integration can evolve your supply chain while discussing the value of clinical integration and how it can be measured.
This course takes you from the history of value analysis to implementing a value analysis program in your organization. Throughout the history, you will learn about the core tenet of value analysis, as well as the challenges and benefits of value analysis. From there, you will explore the nine elements of value analysis that are crucial in implementing a value analysis program. Lastly, you will identify the six steps of implementing a value analysis program, and use the provided worksheet to apply what you learned throughout the course.