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Dec 30, 2019
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.
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.
Feb 28, 2017
The safe use of health technology—from infusion pumps to complex imaging systems—requires that healthcare facilities recognize the possibility of danger or difficulty with those technologies and that they take steps to minimize the likelihood of adverse events. Download Article
Jan 26, 2016
Background: In many locations across the country, cold weather or desert climates create dry environmental conditions.  In order to achieve the higher levels of humidity required by regulatory agencies, hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers have to add humidity into the building air, an activity that is expensive and creates its own unique set of challenges.
Oct 20, 2015
AHRMM Issues & Legislative Committee issued the following Statement on the Leading Practice on Supply Chain Integration approved by AHRMM Board of Directors: Supply Chain Services Integration with High Cost Clinical Services Departments
Oct 20, 2015
Alarm safety is not a new topic; by now most of us have heard the term ‘Alarm Safety’ and recently the term ‘Alarm Fatigue’.  As supply chain professionals we are aware how important alarm management is when providing a safe environment for our patients.  To ensure supply chain remains cognizant of this topic as it continues to be a major safety issue, alarm management was highlighted during an AHRMM14 Annual Conference & Exhibition learning lab.
Oct 20, 2015
Sample furnishing, installation of furniture, and equipment sample request for proposal.  Download Now
Oct 20, 2015
Numerous papers written recently predict the impact of the economic downturn on the healthcare industry. Many of these predictions are now headlines – reduced labor budgets, declines in elective and out-patient volumes/surgeries, and smaller, or in some instances, no capital budgets. Because of the role supply chain plays in the financial well-being of an organization and the current economic environment, supply chain leaders can anticipate:
Oct 20, 2015
A sample of request for proposal for contractors to provide uniformed healthcare security services. Download Now
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
Capital equipment replacement planning is an activity many organizations engage in year after year. In this two-part series, we will outline a process of evaluating current equipment utilizing specific data elements and identifying where that data can be obtained and discuss how to use data and planning results to prioritize and follow established guidelines to replace only the equipment that needs replacing.
Dec 31, 1969
Effective and reliable policies and procedures are critical for a materials management department's success. However, every healthcare organization understands the challenges of generating and managing them.
Dec 31, 1969
  Price: Member: $196.00 | Non-Member: $396.00 Continuing Education Credits (CECs): 3 hours
Dec 31, 1969
Although suppliers and providers may hesitate at a partnership approach, it is possible to collaborate on total cost of ownership. Learn from the diverse experiences of expert providers and suppliers in the field as they identify the variables that make a successful partnership, where pitfalls can happen, and steps to overcome challenges.
Dec 31, 1969
The supply chain ecosystem has contributed to the 25% waste in the health care system. We can accept that reality while at the same time learning to incorporate spend reduction and cost recovery efforts as standard practice. Through technology, we can broaden communication across the health care community to become more efficient, free funds for other initiatives, and add greater value to health care.