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This course discusses the roles, responsibilities and relationship between finance and supply chain, the key components of an asset management and cost savings programs, and supply chain’s role in interdisciplinary value analysis programs. This course is also available as part of the CMRP bundle.
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 negotiations of healthcare supply chain management.
This self-paced, hands-on eLearning course will guide you through each step of the negotiations process, while focusing on proven best practices for negotiations along with personal advice and negotiating tips from seasoned negotiator, John Strong.
This presentation examines UCLA’s Spine Strategy Initiative which used a distinct six-step Physician Preference Items (PPI) strategy which can be applied to many more strategies. This course discusses each of the six steps in a way that is easy to follow and referred to as a “PPI common sense” approach. The course provides you with a copy of the presentation in addition to a homework assignment which assists you through each of the six steps so you can also reach PPI success.
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.
This course takes you from the history of value analysis to implementing a value analysis program in your organization. Throughout the history, you will learn about the core tenet of value analysis, as well as the challenges and benefits of value analysis. From there, you will explore the nine elements of value analysis that are crucial in implementing a value analysis program. Lastly, you will identify the six steps of implementing a value analysis program, and use the provided worksheet to apply what you learned throughout the course.
Overview: The role of the supply chain is more important in healthcare than ever before due to the rising economic challenges that are faced today under healthcare reform.  The C-Suite is looking to the supply chain to address specific issues lead the way.  Demonstrate how your department can contribute to the hospital’s bottom line with a well thought out and expertly implemented strategic plan.