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Health care organizations continue to look for new ways to reduce costs. Ultimately, data, clinical integration, and engaging multi-disciplinary stakeholders may be the major keys to success. In this webinar, we describe how a large health system sought to standardize endomechanical, suture, trocars, and surgical energy across multiple categories.
The role of the supply chain is more important in health care than ever before due to the rising economic challenges that are faced today. This three-part on-demand series focuses on WHY strategic planning is important, WHAT a supply chain strategic plan should include, and HOW to implement a new strategic plan at your organization.
As more hospitals and healthcare systems merge, many find themselves in uncharted waters, especially as it comes to effectively integrating different systems and cultures. This webinar provides an overview of the key components critical to collaboratively developing and implementing an effective integration plan that addresses both technical and cultural issues.
On-site supply storage is one of the core competencies of effective supply chain management, and adhering to standards and regulations is an ongoing practice. Whether products are stored in bins or in cardboard boxes, supply chain must ensure all employees follow guidelines for patient safety. In this recorded virtual roundtable education session, a panel of veteran supply chain professionals discuss The Joint Commission Standards and the necessity for risk assessment. The panelists then take questions from the attendees and continue the discussion on best practices.
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.
Social responsibility is an emerging area of importance for all health care supply chain professionals to understand and participate in. This webinar examines the evolving needs of communities, the historic role of hospitals as a community enterprise, and why hospitals and health systems are viewed by the public as an anchor of local life.
  Price: Member: FREE  |  Non-Member: $124.00 CEC Hours: 1.25
The CDC has released new guidelines to prevent transmission of the Zika virus to protect individuals from this potentially deadly virus as new routes of transmission are being explored and more fully understood. This webinar addresses supply chain’s role as they work closely with clinical staff and the implications for supply chain across the continuum of care.
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  Price: Member: FREE  |  Non-Member: $99.00 CEC Hours: 1
NYU Langone Health adopted High Reliability Organization (HRO) principles and developed a transformational approach in order to support clinical needs and drive quality patient outcomes. In this webinar, supply chain leaders discuss NYU Langone's supply chain transformation. Presenters cover HRO education and concept training, action-oriented committees and project specific development, as well as planning and implementation.
A panel of health care industry leaders shares their insights and experiences in creating a best-practice supply chain that supports the intersection of cost, quality, and outcomes within their institutions.
Part 1: The Importance of Developing a Standardized Capital Replacement Plan
Through its Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence (HPOE) strategic platform, the American Hospital Association (AHA) has studied the role of the hospital of the future. As the health care segment of the economy transforms from a volume-based to a value-based market, HPOE has worked to detail actionable strategies and core competencies for hospitals to pursue to make this transition.
  Price: Member: FREE  |  Non-Member: $99.00 CEC Hours: 1
In today’s value-based care environment, hospitals continually strive to improve patient quality and outcomes. Benchmarking is a powerful tool that, if interpreted and used properly, can be a useful guide in this journey. Supply chain professionals have the ability to access and compare data from a number of sources including within their organizations, across multiple organizations, and from national registries.
This webinar discusses the health care supply chain, its strengths and weaknesses. It reviews best practices around the industry, including what Intermountain Healthcare has done with building its own logistics/distribution functionality. It will also present the implications of the future of the industry with the changing horizon that comes with the Affordable Care Act, including preparing to serve non-acute operations.
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According to Edward Deming, uncontrolled variation is the enemy of quality and quite a bit of uncontrolled variation exists in today's medical device field. There are several ways to approach strategic contracting and partnerships in the health care supply chain arena. One option is using dis-intermediation, or a rep-less model, for medical device purchases. In this AHRMM on-demand webinar, the current standard for medical device sales and the opportunity for innovation in this space is discussed.
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.