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Dec 21, 2020
Consider how the four emerging themes on purchased services and their leading practices can deliver improved margins.
Dec 3, 2020
Achieve cost savings through methods to increase clinical buy-in and adherence to supply chain decision. while maintaining a focus on clinical outcomes.
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.
Dec 31, 2019
Purchased services typically represents over 20 percent of a healthcare system’s total annual expenditures. During this webinar, we discuss best practices to understand actionable data, identify smaller spend categories for your staff to tackle, and decide when it is safe to go at it alone versus when to recruit additional resources.
Dec 31, 2019
In many organizations, the relationship between supply chain and accounts payable is strained due to lack of clarity and ownership. This webinar discusses ways to form a collaborative, streamlined, and process-driven approach to reconciling purchase order errors, facilitating purchase order matching, and creating positive outcomes for departments and vendors.
Dec 31, 2019
Contracting strategies, negotiation, and centralized contract management processes can generate significant savings in one of the largest areas of spend. A team of Hospital Executives shares the lessons learned, implementation experiences, and savings they brought their facilities, focusing on the non-traditional areas of spend.
Dec 31, 2019
Uncontrolled and unchanneled spend through purchase order requests, P-Card use, or petty cash pose a major problem. In this webinar, we show how to limit contractual authority for the procurement of goods, services, and capital within your organization through the development of a General Contract policy that controls and channels almost every purchase through the purchasing department.
Dec 31, 2019
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.
Dec 31, 2019
New risk sharing models align the economics of an agreement to product or service performance and outcomes. In this webinar, we discuss this relatively new concept in health care and how sharing responsibility can enhance both parties’ performance levels and improve patient outcomes through mutual investment.
Dec 31, 2019
Learn about the strategies that have been successful at Dignity Health in developing a purchased services product line. In this webinar we explain how to develop a purchased services contracting product line, discuss the unique challenges in this area, and show you how to estimate the potential opportunity.
Dec 30, 2019
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.
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.