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
Dec 16, 2022
Read this article and discover three issues hospitals are focusing on to overcome supply chain challenges in 2023.
Nov 14, 2022
An introduction to environmental sustainability walking learners through strategizing on simple projects while outlining commitment to sustainability, and moving on to larger, multi-layered strategies highlighting long-term investment in global health.
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.
Nov 1, 2022
Read a sponsored blog from Owens & Minor to learn how staff can spend less time on manual tasks and more time on patient care.
Aug 23, 2022
Learn how Baptist Health forged its traditional AP cost center into a cost savings driver.
Aug 3, 2022
Join manufacturers, distributors and providers as we consider what demand planning looks like in an uncertain world.
Mar 15, 2022
Matt Burns, Director eCommerce Solutions at Premier discusses the $200B explosion of health care supply chain e-commerce usage during the two years since the COVID-19 pandemic began and the variety of ways organizations are using it to increase revenue and improve transparency and operations management.
Mar 1, 2022
Using leading practices to help forecast supply chain demand.
READY, SET, AUTOMATE: 5 Ways Health Care Organizations Can Gain Efficiencies, Reduce Costs with Digitized AP Technology
Dec 14, 2021
Explore opportunities for improving the procure-to-pay cycle to generate better outcomes for both health care organizations and their supplier partners.
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.
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
Dec 21, 2020
Consider how the four emerging themes on purchased services and their leading practices can deliver improved margins.
In Partnership with AHRMM, Institute for Supply Management® Expands Portfolio of Economic Reports with Launch of Hospital PMI™
Jul 24, 2020
CHICAGO, July 23, 2020 — In partnership with the Association for Health Care Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM) of the American Hospital Association, Institute for Supply Management (ISM) is launching its first vertical ISM® Report On Business® in a critical services sector: hospitals. The Hospital PMI™ is the first report of its kind, delving into areas that specifically cover hospital supply chains. The inaugural report will be released Friday, August 7, at 10 am EST featuring July 2020 data.
Jul 24, 2020
Access Hospital ISM® Report On Business® In partnership with AHRMM, Institute for Supply Management (ISM) launched its first vertical ISM® Report On Business® in a critical services sector: hospitals. The Hospital PMI™ is the first report of its kind, delving into areas that specifically cover hospital supply chains. The inaugural report was released Friday, August 7, featuring July 2020 data.