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Overview: Member Price: Free | Non-Member Price: $99 | Contact Hours: 1 Order Recording
How to Make your Customers Involve Purchasing—Every Time Member Price: Free | Non-Member Price: $99 CPE Credit: 1
Reducing Readmissions through Provider and Supplier Collaboration Member Price: Free | Non-Member Price: $99 CPE Credit: 1.0
This on-demand recording will take a deep look at industries that have evolved successful and meaningful supplier relationships to advance shared value among a network of suppliers. We will examine the Honda\Toyota experience of working among their suppliers, key tools of collaboration including barriers and partnership takeaways based on current provider supplier relationships.
Overview: Learn about the strategies that have been successful at Dignity Health in developing a purchased services product line. Learning Objectives: Develop a purchased services contracting product line. Recall the unique challenges in this area. Estimate the potential opportunity. Presenter: Jana Knight, Sr. Director, Purchased Services and Non-Clinical Contracting, SSRM, Dignity Health Member Price: Free | Non-Member Price: $99 CPE Credit: 1
Overview: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) pay-for-performance programs impact all acute care hospitals in the United States. Several programs directly impact the supply chain, including value-based purchasing, readmissions reduction, and the hospital acquired conditions (HACs) penalty programs.
Overview: How often do you find yourself saying: “I need a simple tool to improve collaboration with vendors that I am spending this much of my budget with? In this webinar, attendees will hear from industry leaders at Mayo Clinic share how they are strengthening their supplier relationships in each major contracting category using their newly created interactive scorecard. Attendees will be able to utilize Mayo’s criteria as a starting point to standardize evaluation metrics, and develop true strategic partnerships with your vendor community.
Overview: Tracking and locating surgical supplies and their utilization is a challenge faced by most hospitals. Average supply returns for picked supplies is low and O.R. room in and out traffic to retrieve unavailable items is high, and significant staff hours are spent checking consumption and restocking and locating supplies.
Overview: How often do you find yourself saying: “I need a simple tool to improve collaboration with vendors that I am spending this much of my budget with? In this webinar, attendees will hear from industry leaders at Mayo Clinic share how they are strengthening their supplier relationships in each major contracting category using their newly created interactive scorecard. Attendees will be able to utilize Mayo’s criteria as a starting point to standardize evaluation metrics, and develop true strategic partnerships with your vendor community.
Overview: Intermountain Healthcare Supply Chain Organization has embarked on strategy to drive costs out of the healthcare supply chain. As a part of that strategy, a consolidated distribution center was built for distribution of medical-surgical supplies, pharmacy products, and other ancillary services. The presentation focuses on the key learning's along the journey to self-distribution. This session was previously recorded at the 2014 AHRMM Annual Conference.
Overview: Outsourcing of hospital functions is a common and growing practice in the U.S., and comprises on average 25% of total non-labor spend in hospitals. Many hospitals are finding that outsourcing of such functions is a double-edged sword. It allows the hospital to unload the hassles and burden of running certain departments, but also means the hospital gives up control of quality, service, and costs to a third party contractor.
Overview: At Hershey Penn State Medical Center, the supply chain and ED nursing team came together in a Kaizen process to reinvent the way supplies were being managed in the ED.  As a result of their efforts, a new business process and system was implemented, which increased nursing satisfaction from 10% with the old approach to 90% with the new process; reduced costs by eliminating cabinet rental fees and reducing overstocking, reduced stock-outs, and created a continual improvement process that supports the team’s ongoing needs.
Overview: Learn about a comprehensive assessment and process improvement exercise on the Total Cost of Ownership model between UPMC and Cook Medical.  Specific areas of focus included ordering, shipping and materials management. Within these areas, multiple supply chain activities were analyzed as potential cost drivers including: freight costs, package consolidation, data standards, inventory management, rush orders, custom device orders and more.
Overview: Business continuity encompasses strategic planning and preparation to ensure that an organization can continue to operate in the event of a serious incident or disaster. And is able to recover to an operational state within a reasonably short period of time. In this on-demand recording, a provider, supplier and distributor will discuss their roles, and how they can work together to develop and implement product continuity plans for a disaster or emergency.
Overview: Although suppliers and providers may have hesitations and barriers to a partnership approach, it is possible to collaborate on total cost of ownership (TCO) – provided the right mechanisms are put into place at the start.
Supply chain is a catalyst to reducing costs, maintaining high quality of care, and improving patient outcomes – all elements critical to the CQO Movement. Improving communication and collaboration across the healthcare field, and creating a leaner more efficient supply chain are driving forces that are now changing the environment for supply chain professionals across the country.
Overview: Properly constructed, equipment service contracts can improve patient safety, improve quality and improve staff satisfaction while lowering the total cost of ownership. Identifying appropriate types of contract coverage, implementing flexible coverage plans, analyzing total cost of ownership and calculating the value of a relationship are all critically important skills. This session was previously recorded at the 2014 AHRMM Annual Conference.
Many organizations track the performance of at least some of their products or services with vendor scorecards and regular benchmarking. More recently, we are hearing about risk sharing models that align the economics of the agreement to product or service performance and outcomes. In this on-demand recording, you'll learn about this relatively new concept in healthcare and how sharing responsibility can enhance both parties’ performance levels and improve patient outcomes through mutual investment.
Many organizations track the performance of at least some of their products or services with vendor scorecards and regular benchmarking. More recently, we are hearing about risk sharing models that align the economics of the agreement to product or service performance and outcomes. In this on-demand recording, you'll learn about this relatively new concept in healthcare and how sharing responsibility can enhance both parties’ performance levels and improve patient outcomes through mutual investment.
Overview: This session will cover the fundamental components of a buyer-supplier relationship, including accountability, communication, and remediation. Additional Resources Provided: Supplier Relationships: Why the Other Side Matters Winning Customers and Suppliers Over Supplier Collaboration  This webinar was previously recorded on August 7, 2013.