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How Supply Chain and Data Bring Operational Change and Improvements in Health Care Member Price: Free | Non-Member Price: $49 CPE Credit: 1 Overview Through an integrated culture, best in class supply chain practices and data-driven insights can maximize savings and help make a substantial difference in health care organizations.
The Scanning Imperative – Improving Patient Safety and Reducing Costs Member Price: Free | Non-Member Price: $99CPE Credit: 1.0
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Leading Practices, RFID and Integration Member Price: Free | Non-Member Price: $99 CPE Credit: 1
Overview: As more hospitals and healthcare systems merge, many find themselves in uncharted waters especially as it comes to effectively integrating both systems and cultures. This webinar will provide an overview of the key components critical to collaboratively developing and implementing an effective integration plan that addresses both technical and cultural issues. It will include best practices and lessons learned from other organizations which may save time in the creation of an integration plan.
Overview: Reducing variability in products, supplies, pharmaceuticals and other cost drivers is key to achieving margins in Medicare payment. It is complex in both large and small hospitals, with consequences to physician satisfaction. This session details 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. This session will include process, from beginning to end, pitfalls, discovery and outcomes.
Every organization has a variety of internal and external benchmarks at their disposal. It is easy to get lost in the data, thus it is necessary to determine what metrics to utilize and how they can affect and guide your organization. Metrics need to be practical for each individual provider, and the supply chain must choose its measurements and comparisons carefully.
Overview: In this two-part on-demand series, hear directly from physicians as they discuss how to have conversations that drive change. The presenters also 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 items conversations that impact value analysis and improve clinical and financial outcomes.
Overview: Healthcare cost continues to rise at an alarming rate, growing well ahead of inflation. In order to explore opportunities to improve the efficiency and reduce costs, a gap analysis that compares the differences between healthcare and retail was conducted at the Center for Innovation in Healthcare Logistics (CIHL).
Overview: Standardized labels recently mandated by the UDI Rule are an important step but will not provide healthcare cost savings and improved patient safety on their own. Furthermore, EHRs and MMIS systems do not provide the functionality necessary to meet these objectives. Hospitals need a tool to leverage the use of UDI (Unique Device Identification) within their healthcare organizations to empower AHRMM’s Cost, Quality, Outcomes (CQO) Movement. 
Common triggers can lead to reactive replenishment when faced with increased demand and can be identified and intelligently considered 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.   
Overview: Decreasing reimbursement, HIS conversions, increased market competition, and the transition from fee-for-service to value-based models of care have created a perfect storm of challenges for provider organizations across the U.S.
Overview: The concept of physician preference has challenged hospital leadership seeking to control costs while maintaining strong relationships with practitioners. Margins on physician preference items are typically higher compared to other innovative industries and products.
Overview: Wondering where to start and how to implement and meet, the requirements as stated by FDA in the UDI rule? Let us help! Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (FMOLHS) has begun a pilot program to implement UDI, and will reveal their process to help others do the same.
Overview: As hospitals restructure to gain sustainability in an era of reform, it is crucial for supply chain leaders to work collaboratively within hospitals and health systems to identify new opportunities for cost reduction and areas that generate savings and improve outcomes.
Overview: This panel of three leading experts in the value analysis field candidly share information regarding the status of Value Analysis when they entered the field, their experiences during the evolution of value analysis to current state in their perspective organizations and discuss their thoughts on the future state of value analysis as well as lessons learned along the way. The value analysis best practice on-demand session includes real life information for the novice through the expert as we explore the evolution from past to present and future.
Part 1: The Importance of Developing a Standardized Capital Replacement Plan
Overview: Who’s keeping score? As a supply chain professional working from the intersection of Cost, Quality, and Outcomes (CQO), you need to be the one keeping score. Tune in to this previously recorded on-demand webinar to learn how to apply cost (expenditures as they relate to supplies, services, and other areas in supply chain control, i.e.