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  • Essentials of Healthcare Supply Chain Certificate Series

    September 29, 2016 | Content Areas: Professional Development | Tags: Contracting, Inventory Management, Suppliers | Formats: eLearning Course | CPE Credit: 20

    Recently updated to an interactive format! This new design allows participants to actively engage with educational content. The four updated online programs are designed to teach all aspects of the responsibilities in the following disciplines of the healthcare supply chain: Purchasing, Inventory Control, Negotiations, and Logistics. Each certificate program consists of four modules, with an exam after each module. In addition to essential and practical information, each module is full of applicable tips and tricks and tried and true advice from seasoned supply chain professionals. Upon successful completion of the four modules, you will receive a certificate in that area of healthcare supply chain management.

  • Essentials of Inventory Control Certificate
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    September 29, 2016 | Content Areas: Logistics | Tags: Distribution, Inventory Management, MMIS | Formats: eLearning Course | CPE Credit: 5

    Inventory Control is one of the core functions of a supply chain department and is a necessary component for operating a hospital. Participants can connect with the curriculum through an updated interactive format with hands-on activities, quizzes, and case studies to enhance engagement and comprehension. The program consists of four modules full of real-life examples and advice from seasoned supply chain professionals. After successfully completing the Essentials of Inventory Control course and the exam, you will be equipped with a comprehensive knowledge of inventory and all of its components, and receive a certificate in Inventory Control of Healthcare Supply Chain Management.

  • Essentials of Logistics Certificate
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    September 29, 2016 | Content Areas: Logistics | Tags: Distribution, Inventory Management, Shipping and Receiving | Formats: eLearning Course | CPE Credit: 5

    This program has been updated to an interactive format that consists of four modules, with an exam after each module. This new design allows participants to actively engage with the content. This certificate course consists of four modules, with an exam after each module.  In addition to essential and practical information, each module is full of applicable tips and tricks and tried and true advice from seasoned supply chain professionals. Upon successful completion of the four modules, you will receive a certificate in logistics of healthcare supply chain management.

  • Essentials of Negotiations Certificate
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    September 29, 2016 | Content Areas: Procurement | Tags: Contracting, Cost Management, Group Purchasing Organizations | Formats: eLearning Course | CPE Credit: 5

    This program has been updated to an interactive format that consists of four modules, with an exam after each module. This new design allows participants to actively engage with the content. This certificate course consists of four modules, with an exam after each module.  In addition to essential and practical information, each module is full of applicable tips and tricks and tried and true advice from seasoned supply chain professionals. Upon successful completion of the four modules, you will receive a certificate in negotiations of healthcare supply chain management.

  • Essentials of Purchasing Certificate
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    September 29, 2016 | Content Areas: Procurement | Tags: CQO, MMIS, Procure to Pay, Strategic Sourcing | Formats: eLearning Course | CPE Credit: 5

    This program has been updated to an interactive format that consists of four modules, with an exam after each module. This new design allows participants to actively engage with the content. This certificate program consists of four modules, with an exam after each module. In addition to essential and practical information, each module is full of applicable tips and tricks and tried and true advice from seasoned supply chain professionals. Upon successful completion of the four modules, you will receive a certificate in purchasing of healthcare supply chain management.

  • Value Analysis 101: An Introduction to Value Analysis

    December 16, 2014 | Content Areas: Value Analysis | Tags: Analytics, Clinical Resource Management, Cost Management, CQO, Physician Preference | Formats: eLearning Course | CPE Credit: 1

    This course takes you from the history of value analysis to implementing a value analysis program in your organization.  Throughout the history, you will learn about the core tenet of value analysis, as well as the challenges and benefits of value analysis.  From there, you will explore the nine elements of value analysis that are crucial in implementing a value analysis program.  Lastly, you will identify the six steps of implementing a value analysis program, and use the provided worksheet to apply what you learned throughout the course.

  • WHY, WHAT, and HOW of Strategic Planning

    November 10, 2014 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Change Management, Cost Management, CQO, Strategic Sourcing | Formats: eLearning Course | CPE Credit: 3

    This three-part eLearning course focuses on WHY strategic planning is important, WHAT a supply chain strategic plan should include, and HOW to implement a new supply chain strategic plan at your organization.

  • PPI Strategies for Success

    October 01, 2014 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Analytics, Cost Management, Physician Preference | Formats: eLearning Course | CPE Credit: 1

    This presentation examines UCLA’s Spine Strategy Initiative which used a distinct six-step Physician Preference Items (PPI) strategy which can be applied to many more strategies.

  • Sustainability 101: Embracing and Implementing Sustainability in Your Organization

    June 24, 2014 | Content Areas: Professional Development | Tags: Benchmarking, Strategic Sourcing, Sustainability | Formats: eLearning Course | CPE Credit: 1.5

    Sustainability 101 will provide participants with a comprehensive introduction to sustainability and Environmentally Preferred Purchasing (EPP). This introduction will include definitions and participants will become familiar with the Sustainability Roadmap for Hospitals which provides tools and resources that are vendor, product, and service provider-neutral. All Roadmap materials are available for download without charge.

  • ICD-10 Reform - Strategic Enabler

    June 16, 2014 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Data Standards, Regulatory | Formats: eLearning Course | CPE Credit: 1

    As a result of recent legislation and national developments, change is underway! The final rule was published on January 16, 2009 which illustrates the call for adoption of ICD-10 to replace ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-10 PCS to replace ICD-9-CM Volume 3 (procedure codes). Are you prepared? 

  • Leading a Systematic and Integrated Change Initiative

    February 11, 2014 | Content Areas: Leadership | Tags: Change Management, Strategic Sourcing | Formats: eLearning Course | CPE Credit: 2

    This course, presented in two sections, provides eight downloadable tools to assist you with the change PROCESS. The first section discusses change drivers, types of organizational change, and the human side of change including resistance. The second section provides processes and tools you can use to establish yourself as a change leader within your organization.

  • Supply Chain: Owning the Intersection of Cost, Quality, and Outcomes

    March 28, 2013 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: CQO, Regulatory, Reimbursement | Formats: eLearning Course | CPE Credit: 1

    Increasingly, healthcare providers are being held accountable for improving quality and decreasing costs, prompted by changes in reimbursement by payors and accelerated by reforms enacted under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). As a result, cost, quality, and outcomes increasingly are being incorporated into all facets of hospital and health system decisions. This course explains the importance of healthcare supply chain professionals becoming further educated on the intersection of cost, quality, and outcomes to effectively support sustainability and strategic growth in their facilities.

  • The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)

    January 14, 2013 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: CQO, Reimbursement | Formats: eLearning Course | CPE Credit: 1

    This course describes the major goals and components of the Affordable Care Act with a focus on provider reimbursement, and summarizes where the healthcare system is moving. It also describes the context of health system changes so that this knowledge can be applied to supply chain management.

  • CMRP Course Bundle

    January 01, 2013 | Content Areas: Professional Development | Tags: CMRP, Contracting, Inventory Management, Purchased Services, Strategic Sourcing | Formats: eLearning Course | CPE Credit: 6

    This bundle includes six courses that are aligned with the CMRP curriculum outline, offered at a 20% discount for members and a 15% discount for non-members.

  • Embracing the Cost, Quality, and Outcomes Movement - the Future of Healthcare Supply Chain

    January 01, 2013 | Content Areas: Leadership | Tags: CQO | Formats: eLearning Course | CPE Credit: 0.5

    We are now entering an era where prices, standards, utilization, and outcomes are all considered important aspects driving decisions. This course describes the need for a comprehensive strategy to minimizing cost while maximizing quality patient outcomes. Also provided are two case studies, which illustrate the importance of CQO.

  • MMIS Systems Evaluation Selection
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    January 01, 2013 | Content Areas: Technology | Tags: Analytics, Benchmarking, CMRP, MMIS | Formats: eLearning Course | CPE Credit: 1

    This course builds off of the Information Technology and Data Management course to provide information about Materials Management Information System (MMIS) - evaluation and selection. It is intended for staff who are new to IT applications in the supply chain or those who wish to improve their knowledge and understanding.

  • Healthcare Supply Chain Considerations in Emergency Management

    December 01, 2012 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Disaster/Outbreak Preparedness, Distribution, Suppliers | Formats: eLearning Course | CPE Credit: 1

    This course provides an overview of the important role that the healthcare supply chain plays when developing an emergency management plan as well as information to consider when implementing an emergency management plan. This course will benefit anyone in the supply chain who is responsible for any aspects of disaster planning and emergency management.

  • Information Technology and Data Management
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    October 12, 2009 | Content Areas: Technology | Tags: Analytics, Data Standards, MMIS | Formats: eLearning Course | CPE Credit: 1

    This course provides an overview of various types and uses of information technology (IT) in supply chain management. It is intended for staff members who are new to IT applications in the supply chain or those who wish to enhance their knowledge.

  • Purchasing and Contract Management
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    October 08, 2009 | Content Areas: Procurement | Tags: CMRP, Data Standards, MMIS, Procure to Pay | Formats: eLearning Course | CPE Credit: 1

    This course provides an overview of the processes and methods used for purchasing, customer service monitoring, contract negotiation considerations, and key legal issues. 

  • Finance - Cost Management
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    October 01, 2009 | Content Areas: Finance | Tags: Analytics, CMRP, Cost Management, Reimbursement | Formats: eLearning Course | CPE Credit: 1

    Upon completion, participants will be able to define frequently used accounting and finance terms and principles, define the components of ratios and break-even analysis, explain the financial environment of acute and non-acute care segments, compare value analysis with conventional financial evaluation, describe key components of an asset management program, and state several other ways of implementing cost-savings programs.

  • Strategic Planning and Leadership
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    September 21, 2009 | Content Areas: Leadership | Tags: Change Management, CMRP, Regulatory | Formats: eLearning Course | CPE Credit: 1

    This course provides an overview of strategic planning and leadership. Upon completion, participants will be able to define key concepts in quality management, identify the 12 steps in strategic planning, explain key components in a department strategic plan, state ways in which to achieve customer service excellence, identify attributes of successful leaders, explain the Robinson-Patman Act and Safe Harbor Regulations, and state principles of purchasing ethics.

  • Logistics and Inventory Management
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    April 16, 2007 | Content Areas: Logistics | Tags: CMRP, Distribution, Inventory Management, MMIS, Shipping and Receiving | Formats: eLearning Course | CPE Credit: 1

    This course provides a solid overview of logistics and inventory management.  Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to define customer service metrics, different methods of inventory valuation, describe types of inventory, explain inventory management strategies, and state various inventory receiving and distribution methods.

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