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Dec 13, 2019
Today, health systems are being forced to leverage disparate data from internal and external sources to drive business intelligence solutions. In this webinar, we review some of the challenges of disparate technology systems and how data can be better synchronized to drive meaningful understandings that fuel decisions.
Nov 3, 2019
The rapid advancement of barcode scanning and RFID technologies coupled with improved interoperability has enabled a new level of data analytics that will impact the entire health care field. This webinar focuses on how automated capture of the UDI serves as the basis for improving current operations and predicting which devices will be the most effective.
Oct 22, 2019
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.
Oct 22, 2019
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.
Oct 22, 2019
As health care organizations strive to reduce costs and improve quality, it is necessary for the supply chain to collaborate with physician and clinician leadership around the utilization of clinical benchmarking data. This webinar explores the leading practices for clinical benchmarking and outlines pitfalls to avoid.
Oct 22, 2019
Management of inventory turns, reducing waste due to product expiration, and reducing inventory reconciliation adjustments are all possible thanks to the UDI barcode. In this webinar, leading experts discuss best practices for data capture and the approaches that achieve the best outcomes based on potential use case scenarios.
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
Reducing variability in products, supplies, pharmaceuticals, and other cost drivers is key to achieving margins in Medicare payment. This webinar tails the process used by Vidant Health (an eight-hospital system with a 900-bed academic medical center) to engage physicians in standardization resulting in substantial savings. We cover the process from beginning to end, pitfalls, discovery, and outcomes.
Dec 31, 1969
Every organization has a variety of internal and external benchmarks at their disposal. Metrics need to be practical for each individual provider, and the supply chain must choose its measurements and comparisons carefully. In this webinar, we discuss meaningful benchmarking and explore several scenarios, useful metrics, and variation considerations to help make appropriate decisions that can improve supply chain performance.
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
Health care costs continue to rise at an alarming rate, growing well ahead of inflation. In this webinar, we compare and contrast the education and training practices for supply chain professionals in each sector, the use of Collaborative Planning Forecasting and Replenishment (CPFR), and the use of actual usage data at the last leg of the supply chain as a means to enhance automated inventory control strategies.
Dec 31, 1969
Hospitals need a tool to leverage the use of UDI within their health care organizations to empower the Cost, Quality, Outcomes Movement. This webinar explains the many benefits the UDI system can bring both to a hospital’s bottom line and to patients. With proper tools implemented by healthcare providers, UDI will help to lower cost and increase quality, thereby improving patient outcomes.
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
In order to compare baseline costs to savings and determine areas of compliance risk, supply chain professionals need to work closely with their revenue cycle colleagues maintaining the chargemaster. This webinar explores how supply data elements in your item master and chargemaster play a role in negotiating payments, in disbursing across the continuum of care, and in assessing variations in clinical practice.
Dec 31, 1969
The concept of physician preference has challenged hospital leadership seeking to both control costs and maintain strong relationships with practitioners. In this webinar, we discuss case studies and the findings from a groundbreaking survey of physicians, debunking several myths that have stifled clinical resource management.
Dec 31, 1969
This session explains the benefits of implementing the UDI such as immediate device status updates through collaboration with manufacturers and suppliers, increased patient care satisfaction, and how the data you collect can turn your analytics into strategic and critical business decisions. Learn the step by step process that FMOLHS used to implement UDI.
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.
Dec 31, 1969
A panel of three leading experts in the value analysis field candidly share information regarding the state of value analysis when they entered the field, their experiences during the evolution of value analysis to its current state in their respective organizations, and their thoughts on the future state of value analysis as well as lessons learned along the way.
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
Wellmont Health System in Tennessee has developed a scorecard to help supply chain executives convince even the toughest clinicians and hospital administrators to collaborate and drive down overall costs (while maintaining the highest standards of patient care and safety) by speaking their language: evidence. This webinar provides detail on how to use the DRG scorecard. An excel file of the scorecard is provided upon completion.