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In light of the closure of some facilities that use gas ethylene oxide (EtO) to sterilize medical devices prior to their distribution and use, the FDA is looking at the future availability of medical devices and the possibility of medical device shortages. This webinar highlights potential alternatives to EtO, their advantages and disadvantages, and how to determine what kind of sterilization is best for your organization.
Discover tips that can separate a health system’s success or failure when creating a viable purchased services sourcing program in this short video webcast.
Michael Neely introduces the topic of risk sharing as it is becoming more popular in healthcare and how it can improve patient care while lowering costs. To learn more about risk sharing and how providers and suppliers can work together to generate financial, operational and clinical value, join AHRMM for a webinar on March 14 at 12:00 PM CST.
Telehealth is here to stay, and supply chain must be aware of happenings within their communities and their own health care organizations. This webinar discusses telehealth services and their various modes, how supply chain can contribute to telehealth success, and what steps are needed to maintain that success.
Custom Procedure Trays (CPTs) create efficiencies in hospital work flow and inventory management. By Joseph A. Jackson, managing director, Strategic Healthcare Services LLC    Download Article
Get introduced to risk sharing in health care and learn how providers and suppliers can work together to generate financial, operational and clinical value by watching this AHRMM Webcast featuring Michael Neely.
Discover tips that can separate a health system’s success or failure when creating a viable purchased services sourcing program in this short AHRMM webcast.
Supply chain departments in healthcare organizations can add significant value to their procure-to-pay process by integrating their enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems with an eMarketplace solution. Download Now
The challenges facing health care today are not going away any time soon. Uncertainty in regulation, payment models, population health, aggregation and consolidation mean that hospitals have to perform at elite levels organization-wide, and that includes supply chain. Amidst the uncertainty, some truths remain:
This paper examines the journey that an organization travels to arrive at an outsource decision and the challenges that it should be alert to post contract. The Literature Review section provides a context for the recommendations offered in the case study illustration. The recommendations deliberately focus on providing proper governance and oversight during the operational phase after the contract has been awarded and is up and running.
A sample of generic reference lab request for proposal. Download Now
This document provides interim guidance for infection control for healthcare facilities (e.g., hospitals, long-term care and outpatient facilities, and other settings where healthcare is provided). Download Now
Sample request for proposal for face-to-face spoken language and American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter services. Download Now
Sample landscaping services request for proposal (RFP). Download Now
A sample of a laundry Construction, consultant RFP covering all the basics. Download the document and tailor it to your needs. Download Now
Purchased services typically represents over 20 percent of a healthcare system’s total annual expenditures. What can separate a health system’s success or failure when creating a viable purchased services sourcing program is how often they heed the seven deadly pitfalls of purchased services contracting. During this on-demand recording, we will discuss best practices to understanding actionable data, identify smaller spend categories for your staff to tackle, and identify when it is safe to go at it alone or use additional resources.
  Price: Member: FREE  |  Non-Member: $99.00 CEC Hours: 1
In many organizations, the relationship between supply chain and accounts payable is strained due to lack of clarity and ownership. This webinar discusses ways to form a collaborative, streamlined, and process-driven approach to reconciling purchase order errors, facilitating purchase order matching, and creating positive outcomes for departments and vendors.
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.
  Price: Member: FREE  |  Non-Member: $99.00 CEC Hours: 1