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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.
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.
Dec 21, 2021
BJ McCluskey, Director of Resource Optimization at McLeod Health, discusses how supply chain and surgical teams at McLeod Health improved data points to generate meaningful, relevant and actionable information through collaboration with all stakeholders including Finance and other departments. This podcast is also available as a webcast. Watch Webcast  
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.
Nov 5, 2020
Health care supply chain leaders discuss methods to reduce the impact of demand surges and supply shortages due to unexpected events. A three-part plan to stabilize, adapt, and evolve to improve supply resilience will be shared, with a deep dive on various ways to increase trust, transparency and predictability in the supply chain.
Oct 13, 2020
Senior leaders within the finance/supply chain and risk management disciplines share their thoughts on the organizational and patient risks related to current vulnerabilities and action planning that health care organizations can take to minimize their exposure to these risks.
Oct 13, 2020
COVID-19 has forced us all to embrace and rely on virtual technology to conduct business. This sudden change has impacted supply chain operations and strategy execution, from staffing to supplier engagement and operational performance.
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.
Aug 5, 2020
Jeff Berman, Principal and Healthcare Supply Chain Practice Leader at Grant Thornton, discusses emerging trends in the health care supply chain due to COVID-19 and steps health care organizations can take to build a stronger and more resilient supply chain.
Jul 14, 2020
Provider panelists discuss their post-pandemic approach to their business continuity programs, working with non-traditional buyers, diversifying their suppliers and the increased focus on supply chain analytics.
Mar 3, 2020
Their goals and objectives are tied directly to the organization’s overall goals Within successful supply chains there is no question as to how their goals and objectives support the organization’s overall goals. Each one can be tied directly to an organizational goal and they look beyond the traditional cost savings role to highlight supply chain’s contributions to improving patient safety and outcomes.
Feb 18, 2020
Sustainability is now on the list of factors that many health care supply chain professionals consider when making purchasing decisions. This has led to a shift towards environmentally preferable purchasing (EPP). Supply chain can show great leadership by directing efforts to promote and achieve sustainability goals…here are just a few.
Dec 31, 2019
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.
Dec 31, 2019
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.
Dec 31, 2019
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.
Dec 31, 2019
Part 4: Challenges with Charge Capture 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. 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.