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The 2017 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition, in Orlando, brings together 40,000+ health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. Exceptional education, world-class speakers, cutting-edge health IT products and powerful networking are hallmarks of this industry-leading conference. More than 300 education programs feature keynotes, thought leader sessions, roundtable discussions and workshops, plus a full day of preconference symposia.
The UDI Conference is an annual industry gathering for medical device manufacturers, distributors, and hospitals to learn about the FDA UDI Regulation and the Global UDI Database (GUDID). AHRMM will once again partner with the UDI Conference and will be hosting the Realizing the Value of UDI track.
January 01, 2017 | Content Areas: Technology | Tags: Change Management, Physician Preference, Reimbursement, Strategic Sourcing | Formats: Article
Consumerism in healthcare has been on the rise as the impact of healthcare reform translates to narrower networks, higher deductibles and co-payments for patients, coupled with the shift toward value-based reimbursements for providers. With these changes, supply chain needs to work more closely with finance, clinicians, physicians, and health plans in this new healthcare economy.
January 01, 2017 | Content Areas: Technology | Tags: Analytics, Contracting, Cost Management, Physician Preference, Reimbursement | Formats: Article
Consumerism in healthcare is not a trend—it’s here to stay. As deductibles and copayments rise, patients are becoming more involved in their care decisions, seeking out quality care that’s affordable.
December 15, 2016 | Content Areas: Technology | Tags: Analytics, Cost Management, Inventory Management, Reimbursement, Suppliers, UDI | Formats: On-Demand Recording | CPE Credit: 1
Using RFID technology in the OR will revolutionize supply chain management and has the potential to reduce wasted supplies, locate unused supplies, and deliver significant savings.
November 01, 2016 | Content Areas: Technology | Tags: Data Standards, Inventory Management, Shipping and Receiving | Formats: Article
This article is from the November/December 2016 issue of the AHRMM member-only magazine, Supply Chain Strategies & Solutions. In the healthcare field, products that are labeled with RFID tags help both the provider and supplier be more efficient and effective in managing inventory levels. In turn, this improved inventory management helps healthcare systems and suppliers have better, more accurate conversations about what products are being consumed at the bedside. Cook Medical is a sponsor of the Cost, Quality, and Outcomes (CQO) Movement.
November 01, 2016 | Content Areas: Technology | Tags: Analytics, Cost Management, Inventory Management, Pharmacy | Formats: Article
This article is from the November/December 2016 issue of the AHRMM member-only magazine, Supply Chain Strategies & Solutions. As the hospital pharmacy landscape continues to become more and more complex, hospitals and health systems need to understand that better management of the medication supply chain will help balance ever-evolving fiscal challenges.