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Oct 13, 2020
Value Analysis programs are charged with evaluating products and services while balancing cost, quality, and outcomes in the decision. The quality of the products and the outcomes from using the products cannot be compromised, but today’s environment within healthcare dictates that cost is a significant factor influencing the decision. Unfortunately, the identified savings is not always realized in the anticipated time frame or to the full extent. Every week an initiative is delayed or not fully implemented results in lost dollars that cannot be recouped.
Dec 30, 2019
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.
Dec 13, 2019
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.
Nov 3, 2019
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.
Oct 28, 2019
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.
Oct 23, 2019
Nattie Leger, Director of Nursing Pursuit of Value, discusses how Ochsner significantly reduced their 2015 surgical site infections rate and a substantial cost avoidance using an interdisciplinary and methodical Lean approach.
Oct 23, 2019
Lana Makhanik and Peter Fiorentino discuss discus why Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is breathing easier after they overhauled their inventory management system using UHF RFID technology. Peter explains why they chose RFID, the success and benefits they have achieved, and lessons learned.    
Oct 23, 2019
Donna Gammarato discusses the importance of creating specialized Value Analysis teams to analyze resource utilization and reduce costs.
Oct 22, 2019
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.
Oct 22, 2019
Brent Petty discusses what forces are currently affecting healthcare and the platform hospitals use for decision making criteria.
Oct 22, 2019
In this three-part series, Lisa Tonkinson and Chris Wiekert discuss how the Revenue Cycle can impact your Supply Chain when embarking on a new software implementation or integration and what you need to know to plan ahead and optimize your technology effectively. Part one discusses the ins and outs of implementing new technology. Part 2 focuses on integrating new technology and which databases are needed. Part three concentrates on vendor solutions and training.
Oct 22, 2019
In this three-part series, Lisa Tonkinson and Chris Wiekert discuss how the Revenue Cycle can impact your Supply Chain when embarking on a new software implementation or integration, and what you need to know to plan ahead and optimize your technology effectively. Part 1 discusses the ins and outs of implementing new technology.
Oct 22, 2019
In this three-part series, Lisa Tonkinson and Chris Wiekert discuss how the Revenue Cycle can impact your supply chain when embarking on a new software implementation or integration and what you need to know to plan ahead and optimize your technology effectively. Part 2 focuses on integrating new technology and which databases are needed.
Oct 22, 2019
Discover tips that can separate a health system’s success or failure when creating a viable purchased services sourcing program in this short video webcast.
Oct 22, 2019
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.
Oct 22, 2019
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.
Oct 22, 2019
Stop running out of supplies in your ORs, nursing and procedural areas and learn how to optimize your PAR levels. Karen Morlan, Administrative Director of Supply Chain Operations at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, explains the process of PAR optimization to reduce supply chain and nursing staff time, maximize value of a purchase order and eliminate the need to stock pile.
Oct 22, 2019
Due to the ever-changing health care field and continuing mergers and acquisitions, our supply chain networks can become increasingly disjointed. In this short webcast, Tom Redding, managing director of healthcare services at St. Onge Company, describes a general approach to network supply chain assessment to identify areas for improvement. Project scope and data collection will be discussed, along with an example assessment of a health care system and the potential savings outcomes.
Oct 22, 2019
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.
Oct 22, 2019
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.