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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.
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.
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.
Today, health systems are being forced to leverage disparate data from internal and external sources to drive business intelligence solutions. In this webinar, we review some of the challenges of disparate technology systems and how data can be better synchronized to drive meaningful understandings that fuel decisions.
Sustainable leadership is a hot topic being discussed throughout the health care supply chain field, and with good cause. In this webinar, hear an engaging conversation with emerging, retiring, and change leaders and their perspectives on the leadership skills needed for the current and future workforce.
The rapid advancement of barcode scanning and RFID technologies coupled with improved interoperability has enabled a new level of data analytics that will impact the entire health care field. This webinar focuses on how automated capture of the UDI serves as the basis for improving current operations and predicting which devices will be the most effective.
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.
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.
An integrated culture, best in class supply chain practices, and data-driven insights all maximize savings and make a difference in health care organizations. In this webinar, experts discuss how supply chain operations impact total costs for a health care organization. Gain a thorough understanding of the often overlooked leading practices in the health care supply chain, such as utilization control and assessing information.
Management of inventory turns, reducing waste due to product expiration, and reducing annual audit shortfalls are all possible thanks to the UDI barcode. In this first webinar of a three-part series, leading field experts focus on the immense benefits of using scanning technology to document medical device usage.
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.
Order AHRMM19 Proceedings, available via the online learning library, with 50+ learning labs that were professionally recorded and synced with the PowerPoint presentations. You’ll gain access to a wealth of knowledge, tools, and best practices for your supply chain.
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.
As health care organizations strive to reduce costs and improve quality, it is necessary for the supply chain to collaborate with physician and clinician leadership around the utilization of clinical benchmarking data. This webinar explores the leading practices for clinical benchmarking and outlines pitfalls to avoid.
Management of inventory turns, reducing waste due to product expiration, and reducing inventory reconciliation adjustments are all possible thanks to the UDI barcode. In this webinar, leading experts discuss best practices for data capture and the approaches that achieve the best outcomes based on potential use case scenarios.
The robust supply chain department of today is clinically integrated. Now, clinicians and supply chain professionals are actively working together to execute key cost, quality, and outcomes initiatives.In this webinar, an elite group of expert clinicians and supply chain professionals share best practices on clinical integration in the health care supply chain.
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.
Discussions abound about uncontrolled and unchanneled spend throughout a healthcare organization through purchase order requests, P-Card use, or petty cash. Gaining control and reducing expense starts by limiting who can authorize spending on behalf of a healthcare organization and ensure suppliers adhere contractual obligations and purchases.
Developing a clinically integrated supply chain can lead to organizational savings, a decrease in ordering of supplies outside of the supply chain, and can help return nurses and other clinical professionals back to their primary focus of patient care. This webinar explores what is needed for the successful development and implementation of a clinically integrated team that performs value analysis across a variety of facilities under one system.
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.