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Oct 22, 2019
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.
Dec 31, 1969
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.
Dec 31, 1969
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.
Dec 31, 1969
The process of annual clinical contract evaluations can be time consuming and overwhelming, and supply chain has a unique opportunity to support the continuum of care as we expand our CQO efforts and strive to meet requirements. In this webinar, we discuss the clinical contract evaluation process, including government requirements, expectations, and improving contract performance with the use of key performance indicators.
Dec 31, 1969
Contracting strategies, negotiation, and centralized contract management processes can generate significant savings in one of the largest areas of spend. A team of Hospital Executives shares the lessons learned, implementation experiences, and savings they brought their facilities, focusing on the non-traditional areas of spend.
Dec 31, 1969
Uncontrolled and unchanneled spend through purchase order requests, P-Card use, or petty cash pose a major problem. In this webinar, we show how to limit contractual authority for the procurement of goods, services, and capital within your organization through the development of a General Contract policy that controls and channels almost every purchase through the purchasing department.
Dec 31, 1969
Yankee Alliance facilitated an Orthopedic Total Joint Collaborative in order to identify opportunities for quality improvement and cost reduction, resulting in documented savings of over $8M. In this webinar, the collaborative approach is reviewed as well as the methods deployed to achieve savings, including implant and reimbursement benchmarking, contract strategies, and perioperative supplies utilizing data analysis.
Dec 31, 1969
Tremendous cost pressures within the U.S. health care system are forcing providers to explore alternative ways to save money. To address this need, a TCO calculator has been developed to provide purchasers with a standardized and systematic way to consider the various use and waste costs of products that are procured. This webinar demonstrates the tool’s basic functions and shares resources available to support its use.
Dec 31, 1969
New risk sharing models align the economics of an agreement to product or service performance and outcomes. In this webinar, we discuss this relatively new concept in health care and how sharing responsibility can enhance both parties’ performance levels and improve patient outcomes through mutual investment.
Dec 31, 1969
Learn about the strategies that have been successful at Dignity Health in developing a purchased services product line. In this webinar we explain how to develop a purchased services contracting product line, discuss the unique challenges in this area, and show you how to estimate the potential opportunity.
Dec 31, 1969
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.