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This course provides an overview of various types and uses of information systems in supply chain management, system standards and requirements, inventory tracking methods and data analysis, and the process of implementing a new materials management information system (MMIS). This course is also available as part of the CMRP bundle.
This course provides an overview of the strategies, processes and methods used in inventory management and distribution, customer service metrics, and inventory valuation. This course is also available as part of the CMRP bundle.
This course discusses the processes and methods used for purchasing, including contract negotiations, contract terminology, key legal issues, and vendor management and evaluation. This course is also available as part of the CMRP bundle.
Inventory control is one of the core functions of a supply chain department and is a necessary component for operating a hospital. Effective inventory control will assure that inventory is viewed as a positive part of supply chain.
This program has been updated to an interactive format that consists of four modules, with an exam after each module. This new design allows participants to actively engage with the content. This certificate program consists of four modules, with an exam after each module. In addition to essential and practical information, each module is full of applicable tips and tricks and tried and true advice from seasoned supply chain professionals. Upon successful completion of the four modules, you will receive a certificate in purchasing of healthcare supply chain management.
Supply chain departments manage the second largest healthcare expense after labor costs. Months after the time and energy that went into the contract negotiations, we find that costs are up and products are being purchased outside of contracts. The solution is to bridge the gap between contract execution and purchasing. Contract catalogs are a challenge to execute and manage and are not enough to reap the contract savings benefits. We must also manage the related data to achieve contract compliance.