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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.
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
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.
Dec 31, 1969
This webinar takes a deep look at industries that have evolved successful and meaningful supplier relationships to advance shared value among a network of suppliers. We will examine the Honda/Toyota experience of working among their suppliers and discuss key tools of collaboration, including barriers and partnership takeaways based on current provider supplier relationships.
Dec 31, 1969
The process of annual clinical contract evaluations can be time consuming and overwhelming, and supply chain has a unique opportunity to support the continuum of care as we expand our CQO efforts and strive to meet requirements. In this webinar, we discuss the clinical contract evaluation process, including government requirements, expectations, and improving contract performance with the use of key performance indicators.
Dec 31, 1969
HealthTrust brought together three of its top medical, sourcing, and technical subject matter experts for an insightful hour of the initial impact CJR has on hospitals’ orthopedic service line. During this webinar, they discuss two strategies for improving performance: 1) build a database of implants to increase savings; and 2) use patients’ affinity for technology to engage with providers and measure the quality of orthopedic care.
Dec 31, 1969
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a proposed ruling which introduces three new episode payment models for Acute Myocardial Infarction, Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts, and Surgical Hip/Femur Fracture Treatment. This webinar provides an overview of the proposed ruling and CJR changes and a discussion of how hospitals should be preparing for the go-live date of July 1, 2017.
Dec 31, 1969
The concept of physician preference has challenged hospital leadership seeking to both control costs and maintain strong relationships with practitioners. In this webinar, we discuss case studies and the findings from a groundbreaking survey of physicians, debunking several myths that have stifled clinical resource management.
Dec 31, 1969
Lean Management is a strategy for modifying processes so that we reduce the burden on supply chain resources, while still providing the customer with the value they want and expect. This webinar provides an overview of supply chain management and the areas that could be modified to reduce waste.
Dec 31, 1969
Yankee Alliance facilitated an Orthopedic Total Joint Collaborative in order to identify opportunities for quality improvement and cost reduction, resulting in documented savings of over $8M. In this webinar, the collaborative approach is reviewed as well as the methods deployed to achieve savings, including implant and reimbursement benchmarking, contract strategies, and perioperative supplies utilizing data analysis.
Dec 31, 1969
Developing a clinically integrated supply chain can lead to organizational savings, a decrease in ordering of supplies outside of the supply chain, and can help return nurses and other clinical professionals back to their primary focus of patient care. This webinar explores what is needed for the successful development and implementation of a clinically integrated team that performs value analysis across a variety of facilities under one system.
Dec 31, 1969
Hospital financial performance is more dependent upon quality and outcomes than ever before. Supply chain and physicians must reframe their relationship as a true partnership. This webinar, led by physicians, explains how supply chain can appeal to physicians’ shifting priorities around value and engage them in meaningful conversations focused on patients—not just products or price.
Dec 31, 1969
Learn how to drive organizational and cultural improvements by utilizing cost, quality, and outcome data in the decision making process. This webinar explains how the use of trustworthy clinicians and industry partners in support role with physicians and decision makers leads to success.
Dec 31, 1969
In today's health care environment, we need physicians to be focused on making cost effective decisions that are safe and result in positive patient outcomes. In this webinar, we discuss how a hospital's payment is based on it's performance, outcomes, and efficiency under value-based purchasing. We also cover how a physician's payment is being affected and how this information can help you impart change in your organization.
Dec 31, 1969
Reducing variability in products, supplies, pharmaceuticals, and other cost drivers is key to achieving margins in Medicare payment. This webinar tails the process used by Vidant Health (an eight-hospital system with a 900-bed academic medical center) to engage physicians in standardization resulting in substantial savings. We cover the process from beginning to end, pitfalls, discovery, and outcomes.
Dec 31, 1969
In this two-part series, hear directly from physicians as they discuss how to have conversations that drive change. The presenters share findings from a survey debunking physician preference myths that have stifled clinical resource management. Discover different methods that prepare you to have physician preference conversations, impact value analysis, and improve clinical and financial outcomes.
Dec 31, 1969
Uncontrolled variation is the enemy of quality, and quite a bit of uncontrolled variation exists in the medical device industry today. Using dis-intermediation, or a rep-less model, for medical device purchases helps reduce this variation. In this webinar, we review the current industry model for medical device sales and the opportunity for innovation in this space.
Dec 31, 1969
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.