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Nov 9, 2021
Decision making by studying where our data is coming from and the outcome of its source. Speaker: Catherine Williams, Director of Supply Chain, Baptist Memorial Healthcare Takeaways: Constantly be educating yourself on your supply chain, learning about the data and its source Consider better ways to bring in products in logistically Always having a growing relationship with clinicians.
Nov 2, 2021
Listen as Elizabeth Hilla, Senior Vice President, Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA), discusses the most successful strategic sourcing strategies during the pandemic and health care supply chain resiliency leading practices, including stockpiling considerations and established supplier relationships. 3 Forward-Thinking Strategic Sourcing Methods
Nov 2, 2021
Dr. Jimmy Chung, Chief Medical Officer, Advantus Health Partners, Bon Secours Mercy Health discusses how physician leadership was critical during the COVID-19 pandemic, development of defined physician leader roles and creating a permanent physician leader position in supply chain organizations. 
Feb 26, 2021
Hear from the Stanford Medicine supply chain team, led by Amanda Chawla, vice president of supply chain, on how they have maintained and enhanced their team culture while in a distributed workforce with inventive communication and collaboration techniques. Presenters from Stanford Hospital, Stanford Children's Health, Stanford-Valley Care (Stanford Medicine):
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 1, 2020
Michael Brown, Director of Supply Chain Management and Eric Swaim, Manager of Strategic Sourcing and Vendor Management at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston share their unique approach to sourcing PPE supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic and how they plan to continue sourcing in the future.
Jun 3, 2020
Learn how UCHealth was able to rapidly change and improve their inventory methods throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and how you can apply these lessons learned in your organization to better manage your inventory.
May 28, 2020
Discover how a Medical Logistics Crisis Action Team could help your institution quickly organize efforts and resources in addition to your Incident Command System.
May 18, 2020
In this podcast, Brian Bartel, Director of Supply Chain and Support Services, and Crystal Lacey, Trauma Coordinator and Emergency Preparedness RN, at Willamette Valley Medical Center in Oregon share their preparation strategy and a few of the processes established to help combat COVID-19.
May 4, 2020
Mike Schiller, Senior Director of Supply Chain at AHRMM and Brent Petty, Executive Industry Consultant at Lexmark Healthcare discuss effective supplier reconnection as providers slowly emerge from the pandemic into a staggered implementation of elective procedures within the “new normal.”
Apr 23, 2020
Listen as one small community hospital discusses how they worked with volunteers to locate critically needed PPE and medical supplies to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jan 24, 2020
Dr. Cherf, Chief Medical Officer at Lumere, and Dr. Suk, Chief Physician Officer at Geisinger System Services, share eight steps to engage physician leaders in your supply chain.
Dec 13, 2019
John Kelty from W.L. Gore & Associates discusses how value analysis committees can determine a medical devices value when evaluating new products. 
Oct 23, 2019
Research has shown that at least 2/3 of leaders in healthcare supply chain are having real issues locating candidates with the necessary competencies required to replace the supply chain leaders that will be retiring in the next five to ten years. In 2015, AHRMM and SMI partnered to envision the supply chain executive of the future in order to assist professionals in developing their skills to better lead the healthcare supply chain.
Oct 23, 2019
Dr. Michael Schlosser discusses the reasons for, and resources needed to create a clinically integrated supply chain that utilizes evidence-based data to make procurement decisions that can improve patient outcomes. Presented by: Dr. Michael Schlosser, Chief Medical Officer, HealthTrust
Oct 23, 2019
Nattie Leger, Director of Nursing Pursuit of Value, discusses how Ochsner significantly reduced their 2015 surgical site infections rate and a substantial cost avoidance using an interdisciplinary and methodical Lean approach.
Oct 23, 2019
As we redefine healthcare into a value-based service, it is critical to develop the type of partner relationship where trust and respect are at the forefront. Today, Deborah Rey discusses the behaviors you need to exhibit to build that bond.
Oct 23, 2019
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. Panelists in Part 4 focus on what providers should expect from their GPO partners. Moderator: Allen Archer, System Director of Supply Chain at Houston Healthcare