This book was written to enhance the strategic contributions of the healthcare supply chain in a way that is most meaningful to hospitals’ and health-systems’ value-based goals.
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The Healthcare Supply Chain: Best Practices for Operating at the Intersection of Cost, Quality, and Outcomes
AHRMM created this book for engaged and motivated supply chain leaders in the making. Within is information on where to begin and what to do while you're on the path to achieving your goal, how to take advantage of changes in the industry, as well as the skills you'll need to develop along the way. The purpose of this book is to help make the seemingly long journey to the C-Suite much less intimidating and ambiguous. And who better to give advice on earning an executive position than those who've already made the journey?
The CMRP Examination Review Guide provides an overview of the content tested based on the exam curriculum outline, including: Procurement and Product Value Analysis Inventory and Distribution Management Information Systems and Data Management Finance Strategic Planning, Leadership and Compliance The CMRP Examination Review Guide is available in print and eBook formats.
Presenting the core concepts and techniques of supply chain management in a clear, concise, and easily readable style, the Third Edition of Essentials of Supply Chain Management outlines the most crucial tenets and concepts of supply chain management.
Effective and reliable policies and procedures are critical for a materials management department's success. However, every healthcare organization understands the challenges of generating and managing them.
Transforming the healthcare supply chain requires a total paradigm shift—changes in thinking as well as practices to move from volume-driven transactions to strategic value creation. This book outlines various levels of supply chain performance, providing guidance that hospital and health system executives can use to implement supply chain strategies that reduce total expenses, improve patient care, and better align with value-based reimbursement models to improve overall operations.
In 1992, AHRMM, in concert with Kowalski-Dickow Associates, Inc., crafted "The Primer" and guidebook for healthcare purchasing and materials management. It was entitled Managing Hospital Materials Management and can be found on many shelves of supply chain leaders' offices. This long awaited and updated publication is a textbook, which should serve to orient university and college students and new entrant to healthcare supply chain services.
If you are not optimizing supply chain performance, you are missing the opportunity to control costs, improve patient safety, and increase nurse and physician satisfaction. This book provides the information you need to understand and improve supply chain management at your organization. Written for senior leaders, this book explains how to enable your team to make sound supply chain decisions. Selecting where to make changes, when to use different supply chain approaches, and how to find greater value are at the heart of this book.
Welcome to the healthcare supply chain: the art and science of supply chain management as it is configured and practiced in hospitals and hospital systems. If you have come to a new position as a supply chain leader within a provider organization from another industry, or even right out of school, then this primer is written for you. It can also be a valuable guide for senior executives who take on executive oversight of a provider supply chain for the first time in their career, whether or not they are veterans of the healthcare industry.
This book provides students, faculty, managers, and researchers with a clear understanding of the health care supply chain and its role in health care strategy. It builds on fundamental concepts including sourcing of materials, forecasting demand, selecting and employing distribution models, and assessing risks, showing how they aid in the pursuit of supply management excellence in the health sector.
This cutting-edge book clearly defines global supply chain management and logistics and articulates what it takes to be successful on the international stage. Supply Chain Vector represents a unique combination of theory and front-line practice that creates clear links between supply chain tactics and financial performance. It focuses on the relationships between lead time, landed costs, inventory levels, and the results found in the income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement as key elements for long-term success.
Written by Lawton R. Burns and a panel of expert contributors, from the prestigious Wharton School, The Health Care Value Chain analyzes the key developments and future trends in the United States' health care supply chain. Based on a groundbreaking research initiative underwritten by the industry/university consortium− the Center for Health Management Research− this important book offers an in-depth examination of how the health care supply chain helps create value and competitive advantage.