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December 10, 2015 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Change Management, Contracting, Cost Management, CQO, Reimbursement | Formats: Tool
An infographic demonstrating where and how the healthcare supply chain positively impacts the goals of the Triple Aim, a framework developed by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Healthcare supply chain professionals should familiarize themselves with this information in order to demonstrate supply chains essential role in pursuing the Triple Aim.
Content Areas: Procurement | Tags: Clinical Resource Management, Contracting, Regulatory | Formats: Event | CPE Credit: 1
Prepare for your annual clinical contract evaluation process during this upcoming webinar. Discover how one provider used existing technology to automate their process and what they learned from an inspection by the Joint Commission that helped them improve the way they evaluate contracts and vendor performance.
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.
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.
December 14, 2016 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Contracting, Group Purchasing Organizations, Suppliers | Formats: Podcast
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. In the Part 5 bonus podcast, listen as panelists answer attendee questions during this session at the AHRMM16 Conference in San Diego.
Moderator: Allen Archer, System Director of Supply Chain at Houston Healthcare
Panelists: Preston Hall, Director, Materials Management, Clarion; Jay Kirkpatrick, CEO, MidAmerica Region, HealthTrust; Michael Louviere, System VP Supply Chain, Ochsner Health System; Joe Walsh, Executive Vice President of Operations, Pensiamo
November 01, 2016 | Content Areas: Technology | Tags: Data Standards, Regulatory, UDI | Formats: Article
This article is from the November/December 2016 issue of the AHRMM member-only magazine, Supply Chain Strategies & Solutions. Have you heard that Meaningful Use 3 requirements are optional in 2017 and required effective January 2018? Are you aware that supply items play a part in meeting those requirements? Are you ready?
October 25, 2016 | Content Areas: Leadership | Tags: Analytics, CQO, Regulatory, Reimbursement | Formats: White Paper
This white paper was written as a recap of the AHRMM16 Cost, Quality, and Outcomes (CQO) Summit, held in August of 2016 in San Diego. The paper presents an overview of the keynote presentation on the delivery and integration of care, roundtable discussions, and a recap of the panel discussion on supply chain’s role in an alternative payment model environment.
October 19, 2016 | Content Areas: Finance | Tags: Analytics, Change Management, Cost Management, CQO, Inventory Management | Formats: White Paper
To develop larger savings opportunities, supply chain must expand the use of supply utilization analysis and alignment. This requires effectively and collaboratively using real-time, granular usage data, acquired through electronic technology such as barcode and Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID). Understanding and engaging Millennials’ unique attitudes and capabilities, especially their technology orientation, and successfully integrating these with Baby Boomer attributes, will enable supply chain to leverage the new workforce culture through the increased use of electronic technology to shift the cost savings paradigm to supply utilization alignment. Through this synergy, supply chain can drive significant savings to help their facilities weather the perfect storm of declining revenues and increasing costs.