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Cybersecurity impacts all industry verticals including health care. Health care organizations need to address security in standard technology and medical devices. In this webinar, we discuss eight key practices straight from the Mayo Clinic’s cybersecurity strategy.
When purchasing is involved at the start of the capital equipment process, it can lead to better value outcomes and improved customer experience at the department level. This webinar presents ways to develop internal controls and accountability for the purchase of new and replacement capital equipment and for other forms of capital expenditures in health care organizations.
Advocate Health Care developed a provider-supplier partnership that reduced re-admission rates and improved quality of care inside and outside of the hospitals. This webinar discusses elements of the collaborative research, the clinical economic baseline and outcome, as well as how the quality improvement program components lead to better care process.
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.
Hear industry leaders at Mayo Clinic share how they are strengthening their supplier relationships in each major contracting category using a newly created interactive scorecard. Utilize Mayo’s criteria as a starting point to standardize evaluation metrics and develop true strategic partnerships with your vendor community.
The 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. In this webinar, we decipher each program’s structure, measures, payment connections, and proposed future changes.
Hear industry leaders at Mayo Clinic share how they are strengthening their supplier relationships in each major contracting category using a newly created interactive scorecard. Utilize Mayo’s criteria as a starting point to standardize evaluation metrics and develop true strategic partnerships with your vendor community.
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The 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 webinar focuses on the key lessons learned on the journey to self-distribution.
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 the outsourcing of some functions is a double-edged sword. This webinar will help you determine how to make decisions about which services to keep in house and which to outsource in the post-reform era of higher quality and cost savings.
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% to 90%, reduced costs and stock-outs, and created a continual improvement process that supports the team’s ongoing needs.
  Price: Member: FREE  |  Non-Member: $99.00 CEC Hours: 1
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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.
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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.
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.
This webinar provides an overview of the reasons for drug shortages, recent advocacy efforts to ameliorate the situation, and action steps organizations can take to minimize the impact of drug shortages on patient care. Specific drug shortage examples such as the IV fluids shortage are discussed.