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In light of the closure of some facilities that use gas ethylene oxide (EtO) to sterilize medical devices prior to their distribution and use, the FDA is looking at the future availability of medical devices and the possibility of medical device shortages. This webinar highlights potential alternatives to EtO, their advantages and disadvantages, and how to determine what kind of sterilization is best for your organization.
Stuart Layhe, Director of Supply Chain at Denver Health, shares his method for measuring supply chain department success with quarterly support card surveys used to make improvements.
Stewart Layhe, director of supply chain, Denver Health, shares his method for measuring supply chain department success with quarterly support card surveys used to make improvements.
An update on current FDA and Congressional activity on independent service for reusable medical devices and the potential impact on your costs and level of service. Learn what you can do to get ready for potential changes that could affect your organization.
This article is from the March/April 2017 issue of the AHRMM member-only magazine, Supply Chain Strategies & Solutions. At St. Francis Hospital, HealthTrust advisors and the cardiovascular team implemented successful processes producing consistent door-to-balloon times of less than 35 minutes, slashed costs associated with renal failure by 90 percent, and reduced readmissions below the national benchmark. HealthTrust is a sponsor of the Cost, Quality, and Outcomes (CQO) Movement.
Please see a sample of a Architect RFP below - you will find this short document covers all the basics, and you can tailor it to your needs. Download Now
A sample of request for proposal for contractors to provide uniformed healthcare security services. Download Now
A sample of request for proposal for contractors to provide uniformed healthcare security services. Download Now
Read examples of Green Light Projects illustrating how the performance improvement measures on the Sustainability Roadmap for Hospitals website can help your organization achieve sustainable design and operations. Download Now
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This document provides interim guidance for infection control for healthcare facilities (e.g., hospitals, long-term care and outpatient facilities, and other settings where healthcare is provided). Download Now
Sample request for proposal for face-to-face spoken language and American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter services. Download Now
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Learn about how the significant number of clinical alarms have a numbing effect on nursing staff, to the point that patient safety is in jeopardy. As this is happening at most hospitals around the country, supply chain has the ability to help slow the number of unnecessary alarms and increase the quality of patient care.
Part 7: Common Mistakes & Solutions of Charge Capture This series of short education sessions documents various aspects of the Revenue Cycle and how it impacts Supply Chain. The series details how disconnects between the charge master and item master can negatively affect charge services and revenue capture. Techniques on how to support and maintain best practices and revenue optimization are outlined through the successful demonstration of standardization and synchronization in supply chain and revenue cycle practices.
Outsourcing of hospital functions is a common and growing practice in the U.S. and comprises on average 25% of total non-labor spend in hospitals. Many hospitals are finding that the outsourcing of some functions is a double-edged sword. This webinar will help you determine how to make decisions about which services to keep in house and which to outsource in the post-reform era of higher quality and cost savings.
Part 1: Components and Terminology 101 This series of short education sessions documents various aspects of the Revenue Cycle and how it impacts Supply Chain. The series details how disconnects between the charge master and item master can negatively affect charge services and revenue capture.
Part 2: Components and Terminology 201 This series of short education sessions documents various aspects of the Revenue Cycle and how it impacts Supply Chain. The series details how disconnects between the charge master and item master can negatively affect charge services and revenue capture. Techniques on how to support and maintain best practices and revenue optimization are outlined through the successful demonstration of standardization and synchronization in supply chain and revenue cycle practices.
Part 3: Methodologies This series of short education sessions documents various aspects of the Revenue Cycle and how it impacts Supply Chain. The series details how disconnects between the charge master and item master can negatively affect charge services and revenue capture. Techniques on how to support and maintain best practices and revenue optimization are outlined through the successful demonstration of standardization and synchronization in supply chain and revenue cycle practices.