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Dec 5, 2022
In this two-part webinar, professors from top supply chain management degree programs share perspectives on the current landscape, trends and future expectations of the global supply chain and its impacts on the health care supply chain.
Aug 3, 2022
Join manufacturers, distributors and providers as we consider what demand planning looks like in an uncertain world.
Oct 13, 2020
In the first half of the webinar, we will explore the Hospital PMI™, an ISM® Report On Business® vertical specific to hospitals, launched Friday, August 7, 2020. Developed in partnership with AHRMM, the Hospital PMI™ is the first report of its kind exploring data that delves into areas that specifically cover hospital supply chains. The U.S. hospital community can leverage the Hospital PMI™ data for actionable supply chain planning insights.
Dec 31, 2019
Every organization has a variety of internal and external benchmarks at their disposal. Metrics need to be practical for each individual provider, and the supply chain must choose its measurements and comparisons carefully. In this webinar, we discuss meaningful benchmarking and explore several scenarios, useful metrics, and variation considerations to help make appropriate decisions that can improve supply chain performance.
Dec 31, 2019
A panel of three leading experts in the value analysis field candidly share information regarding the state of value analysis when they entered the field, their experiences during the evolution of value analysis to its current state in their respective organizations, and their thoughts on the future state of value analysis as well as lessons learned along the way.
Dec 31, 2019
Health care costs continue to rise at an alarming rate, growing well ahead of inflation. In this webinar, we compare and contrast the education and training practices for supply chain professionals in each sector, the use of Collaborative Planning Forecasting and Replenishment (CPFR), and the use of actual usage data at the last leg of the supply chain as a means to enhance automated inventory control strategies.
Dec 31, 2019
Wellmont Health System in Tennessee has developed a scorecard to help supply chain executives convince even the toughest clinicians and hospital administrators to collaborate and drive down overall costs (while maintaining the highest standards of patient care and safety) by speaking their language: evidence. This webinar provides detail on how to use the DRG scorecard. An excel file of the scorecard is provided upon completion.
Dec 31, 2019
Increased demand can lead to reactive replenishment but triggers be identified and assessed before rushing to order. Take control of your inventory through proactive demand pattern identification to address issues and changes before they arise. In this webinar, experts discuss the data needed to predict usage patterns and trends, as well as best practices to improve inventory for high value and commodity products.
Dec 31, 2019
As hospitals restructure to gain sustainability in an era of reform, it is crucial for supply chain leaders to work collaboratively within health systems and identify new opportunities for cost reduction in areas that generate savings and improve outcomes.This webinar focuses on key lessons and best practices using case studies from leading hospitals and health care systems that have successfully aligned their supply chain and strategic vision.
Dec 31, 2019
Capital equipment replacement planning is an activity many organizations engage in year after year. In this two-part series, we will outline a process of evaluating current equipment utilizing specific data elements and identifying where that data can be obtained and discuss how to use data and planning results to prioritize and follow established guidelines to replace only the equipment that needs replacing.
Dec 31, 2019
Budget Impact Analysis (BIA) is a type of analysis that can bridge organizational gaps to help improve coverage decisions for new products or procedures. Because a BIA can be adjusted to meet the goals of a particular population with particular needs, it can also improve the value and the quality of healthcare. This type of analysis can help Supply Chain leaders and their collaborative value analysis teams to make local adoption decisions in a timely manner.
Dec 31, 2019
The perioperative services administration at Massachusetts General created a rigorous and rapid approach to raising the level of cost awareness among its nursing, surgical technician, and surgical staff. In this webinar, the leadership team shares how they used data capture to assess supply use and how they changed the culture in their hospital to be more cost aware.
Dec 31, 2019
Tracking surgical supplies is a challenge. Average returns for picked supplies is low, O.R. in-and-out traffic to retrieve items is high, and significant staff hours are spent checking consumption, restocking, and locating supplies. UTMC and DeRoyal have developed a "smart" radio frequency identification trash bin that tracks inventory used during a case, charges for that inventory, and shows where items are located in the room in real time.
Dec 31, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
This webinar discusses the health care supply chain, its strengths and weaknesses. It reviews best practices around the industry, including what Intermountain Healthcare has done with building its own logistics/distribution functionality. It will also present the implications of the future of the industry with the changing horizon that comes with the Affordable Care Act, including preparing to serve non-acute operations.
Dec 31, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
Hospitals need a tool to leverage the use of UDI within their health care organizations to empower the Cost, Quality, Outcomes Movement. This webinar explains the many benefits the UDI system can bring both to a hospital’s bottom line and to patients. With proper tools implemented by healthcare providers, UDI will help to lower cost and increase quality, thereby improving patient outcomes.
Dec 31, 2019
In order to compare baseline costs to savings and determine areas of compliance risk, supply chain professionals need to work closely with their revenue cycle colleagues maintaining the chargemaster. This webinar explores how supply data elements in your item master and chargemaster play a role in negotiating payments, in disbursing across the continuum of care, and in assessing variations in clinical practice.