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Dr. Cherf, Chief Medical Officer at Lumere, and Dr. Suk, Chief Physician Officer at Geisinger System Services, share eight steps to engage physician leaders in your supply chain.
Nattie Leger, Director of Nursing Pursuit of Value, discusses how Ochsner significantly reduced their 2015 surgical site infections rate and a substantial cost avoidance using an interdisciplinary and methodical Lean approach.
Donna Gammarato discusses the importance of creating specialized Value Analysis teams to analyze resource utilization and reduce costs.
For decisions related to patient care, administrators and physicians often need data from outside of their department. Listen as Jill Cotchen discusses how data crosses over departments and is interpreted to address real-life scenarios, and the necessity to take into account different benchmarking and costing methodologies to accurately quantify cost and impact to your organization.
This podcast reviews the strengths of pharmacy and supply chain to explore how supply chain and pharmacy can partner to improve patient safety, patient health, and the organization’s finances.
Stuart Layhe, Director of Supply Chain at Denver Health, shares his method for measuring supply chain department success with quarterly support card surveys used to make improvements.
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.
As UDI capture and exchange becomes more prevalent across the healthcare ecosystem and as implantable device information is linked to patient outcomes there are a number of expected benefits to look at. Find out how UDI will improve patients safety and supply chain purchasing for years to come.
Get the basics on what healthcare supply chain and manufacturers, together with clinical and IT departments, must do to implement the Unique Device Identifier and adverse event reporting, and the subsequent effects that will trickle-down to individual patients and the global health population.
Hear one provider’s ongoing process of UDI implementation, from deciphering acronyms and educating interdepartmental staff, to working with vendors to redesign ERP software to meet FDA data capture and reporting regulations, all while creating procedures for others to follow.
Public and private reimbursement models continue to shift from paying for volume to paying for value. Today, value analysis programs must continue to produce savings while also supporting the attainment of high quality care. Listen as Dennis Orthman, Senior Director of Strategic Marketplace Initiative shares with you the exciting and challenging work that SMI has accomplished in partnership with the Association of Healthcare Value Analysis Professionals.