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Nattie Leger, Director of Nursing Pursuit of Value, discusses how Ochsner significantly reduced their 2015 surgical site infections rate and a substantial cost avoidance using an interdisciplinary and methodical Lean approach.
Lana Makhanik and Peter Fiorentino discuss discus why Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is breathing easier after they overhauled their inventory management system using UHF RFID technology. Peter explains why they chose RFID, the success and benefits they have achieved, and lessons learned.    
Donna Gammarato discusses the importance of creating specialized Value Analysis teams to analyze resource utilization and reduce costs.
Brent Petty discusses what forces are currently affecting healthcare and the platform hospitals use for decision making criteria.
In this three-part series, Lisa Tonkinson and Chris Wiekert discuss how the Revenue Cycle can impact your Supply Chain when embarking on a new software implementation or integration and what you need to know to plan ahead and optimize your technology effectively. Part one discusses the ins and outs of implementing new technology. Part 2 focuses on integrating new technology and which databases are needed. Part three concentrates on vendor solutions and training.
In this three-part series, Lisa Tonkinson and Chris Wiekert discuss how the Revenue Cycle can impact your Supply Chain when embarking on a new software implementation or integration, and what you need to know to plan ahead and optimize your technology effectively. Part 1 discusses the ins and outs of implementing new technology.
In this three-part series, Lisa Tonkinson and Chris Wiekert discuss how the Revenue Cycle can impact your supply chain when embarking on a new software implementation or integration and what you need to know to plan ahead and optimize your technology effectively. Part 2 focuses on integrating new technology and which databases are needed.
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.
Stop running out of supplies in your ORs, nursing and procedural areas and learn how to optimize your PAR levels. Karen Morlan, Administrative Director of Supply Chain Operations at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, explains the process of PAR optimization to reduce supply chain and nursing staff time, maximize value of a purchase order and eliminate the need to stock pile.
Due to the ever-changing health care field and continuing mergers and acquisitions, our supply chain networks can become increasingly disjointed. In this short webcast, Tom Redding, managing director of healthcare services at St. Onge Company, describes a general approach to network supply chain assessment to identify areas for improvement. Project scope and data collection will be discussed, along with an example assessment of a health care system and the potential savings outcomes.
In this three-part podcast, Howard Mann, Vice President, Supply Chain Management at Cardiovascular Care Group discusses the basics and relationship of Value Analysis and Value Based Purchasing to achieve high Cost, Quality and Outcomes success. Part one explains VBP and its effects on hospital reimbursement.
In this three-part webcast, Howard Mann, Vice President, Supply Chain Management at Cardiovascular Care Group discusses the basics and relationship of Value Analysis and Value Based Purchasing to achieve high Cost, Quality and Outcomes success. Part two reviews the importance of Value Analysis and supply chain involvement.
In this three-part webcast, Howard Mann, Vice President, Supply Chain Management at Cardiovascular Care Group discusses the basics and relationship of Value Analysis and Value Based Purchasing to achieve high Cost, Quality and Outcomes success. Part three discusses how accurate value analysis and product choice can affect VBP outcomes.