Allen Archer, System Director of Supply Chain at Houston Healthcare, leads a thought-leader panel discussion about the role of GPOs within the changing healthcare landscape and the and the daily decision of using a GPO or regional/local contracting. Part 1 centers on the GPO’s role in helping member facilities support their CQO efforts.
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Allen Archer, System Director of Supply Chain at Houston Healthcare, leads a thought-leader panel discussion about the role of GPOs within the changing health care landscape and the and the daily decision of using a GPO or regional/local contracting.
In part 2 of the GPO or Local/Self Contracting webcast series, the panel considers the multiple product categories and the process of choosing the most appropriate contracting option.
Part 3 of the GPO or Local/Self Contracting webcast series examines whether compliance can be achieved without alignment, and vice versa.
Panelists in Part 4 of the GPO or Local/Self Contracting webcast series focus on what providers should expect from their GPO partners. In a Part 5 bonus section, included only in the podcast version, we listen to the panelists answer questions of those who attended this session during the AHRMM16 Annual Conference.
Having conversations with clinicians can be difficult, Howard Mann, a 30 year supply chain professional, discusses how to prepare for physician conversations regarding vendor consolidations to reduce the number of suppliers for product or product categories.
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.
Get introduced to risk sharing in health care and learn how providers and suppliers can work together to generate financial, operational and clinical value by watching this AHRMM Webcast featuring Michael Neely.
Allen Archer, director of supply chain management, Houston Hospitals, Inc., explains the basics of writing a contract including best practices and key tips.