Hospitals continue to face challenges with their supply chains and are spending more time than ever trying to manage those supply chains. Hospitals, however, can mitigate these challenges by adopting proven solutions. Read this article to discover four solutions that hospitals can use to build not only a better supply chain but a more resilient one.
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Jan 17, 2023
Jan 17, 2023
Effectively managing a hospital’s inventory has always been important. However, it has become even more important over the past several years. Read this article to learn the most pressing challenges hospitals face in managing their inventory then discover how hospitals are working to solve them.
Jan 3, 2023
This white paper explores the importance of balancing health care supply sourcing through both domestic and international suppliers, the benefits and challenges of building new, domestic health care supply chains, and why community sourcing and warehousing can benefit hospitals, their staff and communities, and the delivery of high-quality patient care.
Disaster/Outbreak Preparedness, Distribution, Inventory Management, Logistics, Procurement, Strategic Planning, Strategic Sourcing, Suppliers, Cost Management, COVID-19: Supplies and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), COVID-19: Organizational Preparedness and Capacity Planning, Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs), Sustainability, Physician Preference Items (PPI), Products and Services Contracting, Purchased Services, Shipping and Receiving
Nov 2, 2022
Read a sponsored blog from Owens & Minor to learn how strategic partnerships can help hospitals lower costs, improve supply chain resilience, and improve operational efficiency.
May 17, 2022
Supply chain attributes inform critical supply availability and alignment with internal and external needs, integral to meeting pressures to deliver safe care.
Mar 1, 2022
Using leading practices to help forecast supply chain demand.
Feb 22, 2022
Consider the historical path of the Unique Device Identifier (UDI) currently hovering at its real-time usage and the resulting in cost savings and patient safety improvements. Dick Perrin of AHRMM’s Learning UDI Community (LUC) discusses the atomization and use of the same UDI across the continuum allowing for quick identification of recalled products and the patients they may have affected, as well as the potential update of the device or modification of care instructions. Speaker: Dick Perrin, CEO, Active Innovations
Nov 11, 2021
The Introduction to Health Care Supply Chain eLearning courses provide grounded education for those new or seeking a refresher.
Nov 11, 2021
This advanced course leads learners through 10 areas of infrastructure surrounding the functions of health care supply chain management.
Sep 28, 2021
Consider how direct sourcing can enable access to PPE and the leading practices of building supply chain diversity and resiliency for the future in this Banner Health case study.
Aug 19, 2021
As health care emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, supply chain resiliency is a priority. One primary consideration has been how to develop inventory reserves to mitigate the risk of severe product shortages.
May 6, 2021
Learn the best practices of setting PAR levels and what you need to know to ensure you have the proper stock. Speaker: Stewart Layhe, Former Director of Supply Chain and Support Services, Denver Health Watch the Webcast Version
May 4, 2021
Healthcare expenses continue to rise and yet hospitals are realizing consistently shrinking margins. Healthcare supply costs are typically the second largest expense to a hospital and must be managed in a manner that ensures providers have access to quality products but also with an emphasis on cost awareness and expense reduction strategies. Healthcare supply chains must leverage their data in order to make better business decisions to reduce costs and increase operational efficiencies through the use of business analytics.
Feb 16, 2021
Begin anew with a fresh organizational outlook using AHRMM’s Policies and Procedures Manual for the Health Care Supply Chain, 2nd Edition. Updated with current leading practices, all policies, procedures and resource tools can be revised to suit your particular organization’s needs!
Capital Equipment, Central Sterile, Clinical Integration, Clinical Resource Management (CRM), Cost Management, COVID-19: Caring for Patients and Communities, COVID-19: CDC, FDA and CMS Guidance, COVID-19: Organizational Preparedness and Capacity Planning, COVID-19: Supplies and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), COVID-19: Vaccines and Therapeutics, Data, Disaster/Outbreak Preparedness, Distribution, Finance & Budgeting, Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs), Inventory Management, Logistics, Pharmacy, Physician Preference Items (PPI), Planning, Design, and Construction, Procurement, Products and Services Contracting, Purchased Services, Shipping and Receiving, Suppliers, Support Services, Sustainability, Technology
Feb 9, 2021
The fundamentals of health care supply chain management are the glue that holds the entire health care organization together. Whether you are new or just want a refresher, this self-directed course provides a solid understanding of the basics.
Disaster/Outbreak Preparedness, Procurement, Purchased Services, Reimbursement, Shipping and Receiving, Strategic Planning, Strategic Sourcing, Suppliers, Sustainability, Technology, Value Analysis, Distribution, Finance & Budgeting, Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs), Inventory Management, Leadership
Nov 5, 2020
Health care supply chain leaders discuss methods to reduce the impact of demand surges and supply shortages due to unexpected events. A three-part plan to stabilize, adapt, and evolve to improve supply resilience will be shared, with a deep dive on various ways to increase trust, transparency and predictability in the supply chain.
Jun 3, 2020
Learn how UCHealth was able to rapidly change and improve their inventory methods throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and how you can apply these lessons learned in your organization to better manage your inventory.
May 28, 2020
Discover how a Medical Logistics Crisis Action Team could help your institution quickly organize efforts and resources in addition to your Incident Command System.
Dec 31, 2019
Resiliency in the operating room is imperative in today’s health care climate. A well-functioning OR has the potential to increase the number of patients served and further enhance its contribution to the hospital's bottom line. This presentation discusses how supply chain process improvements help achieve CQO in the OR.
Dec 31, 2019
Price: Member: $765.00 | Non-Member: $950.00 Continuing Education Credits (CECs): 20 hours (5 per module)