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Dec 30, 2019
Health care organizations continue to look for new ways to reduce costs. Ultimately, data, clinical integration, and engaging multi-disciplinary stakeholders may be the major keys to success. In this webinar, we describe how a large health system sought to standardize endomechanical, suture, trocars, and surgical energy across multiple categories.
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.
Dec 31, 1969
HealthTrust brought together three of its top medical, sourcing, and technical subject matter experts for an insightful hour of the initial impact CJR has on hospitals’ orthopedic service line. During this webinar, they discuss two strategies for improving performance: 1) build a database of implants to increase savings; and 2) use patients’ affinity for technology to engage with providers and measure the quality of orthopedic care.
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
The perioperative services administration at Massachusetts General created a rigorous and rapid approach to raising the level of cost awareness among its nursing, surgical technician, and surgical staff. In this webinar, the leadership team shares how they used data capture to assess supply use and how they changed the culture in their hospital to be more cost aware.
Dec 31, 1969
Yankee Alliance facilitated an Orthopedic Total Joint Collaborative in order to identify opportunities for quality improvement and cost reduction, resulting in documented savings of over $8M. In this webinar, the collaborative approach is reviewed as well as the methods deployed to achieve savings, including implant and reimbursement benchmarking, contract strategies, and perioperative supplies utilizing data analysis.
Dec 31, 1969
Hospital financial performance is more dependent upon quality and outcomes than ever before. Supply chain and physicians must reframe their relationship as a true partnership. This webinar, led by physicians, explains how supply chain can appeal to physicians’ shifting priorities around value and engage them in meaningful conversations focused on patients—not just products or price.
Dec 31, 1969
Learn how to drive organizational and cultural improvements by utilizing cost, quality, and outcome data in the decision making process. This webinar explains how the use of trustworthy clinicians and industry partners in support role with physicians and decision makers leads to success.
Dec 31, 1969
In today's health care environment, we need physicians to be focused on making cost effective decisions that are safe and result in positive patient outcomes. In this webinar, we discuss how a hospital's payment is based on it's performance, outcomes, and efficiency under value-based purchasing. We also cover how a physician's payment is being affected and how this information can help you impart change in your organization.
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
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
Uncontrolled variation is the enemy of quality, and quite a bit of uncontrolled variation exists in the medical device industry today. Using dis-intermediation, or a rep-less model, for medical device purchases helps reduce this variation. In this webinar, we review the current industry model for medical device sales and the opportunity for innovation in this space.
Dec 31, 1969
Resiliency in the operating room is imperative in today’s health care climate. A well-functioning OR has the potential to increase the number of patients served and further enhance its contribution to the hospital's bottom line. This presentation discusses how supply chain process improvements help achieve CQO in the OR.
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
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.