January 21, 2016
AHRMM Now highlights the AHRMM education and important dates you need to know about.  Never miss an important AHRMM event or deadline again!
 Upcoming Education
From Invisibility to Transparency: Cultivating OR Cost Awareness - March 2
The Massachusetts General leadership team will share how they used data capture to assess supply use and how they changed the culture in their hospital to be more cost aware. They will also examine the hurdles they encountered and how they addressed each along the way so you, too, can instill a financial mindfulness in your facility.
Learn more about this webinar and register today!
Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm CT; 1:00 - 2:00 pm ET
Cost: $99 (AHRMM Members), $149 (Non Members)
CPE: 1
Speakers: Bethany Daily, Senior Administrative Director, Perioperative Services, Massachusetts General Hospital and Stephanie Weilert, Manager, Perioperative Business Services, Massachusetts General Hospital
An Inside Look at Future Transformations in Healthcare – Free SHSMD Webinar Feb. 16
Futurescan 2016–2021 focuses on key dimensions of change that are transforming healthcare. Join Ian Morrison, a renowned futurist and executive editor of Futurescan, as he presents highlights from SHSMD’s annual guide to healthcare trends, and discusses strategies to position your organizations for success in the new environment.
Date: February 16, 2016
Time: Noon–1:00pm CST (1:00–2:00pm EST) 

Learn more and register free today.
 New On-Demand Webinars
Did you miss the two AHRMM webinars in December? Access them now on-demand to listen at your own pace and still receive CPE credit!
Building Trust and Collaboration between Suppliers and Providers
This 90 minute panel discussion led by industry leaders, will provide insight as to how to improve and expand supplier-provider collaborations within the healthcare supply chain, assess and modify current negotiation and contracting practices and how this partnership can assist in CQO success.
Cost: FREE (AHRMM Members), $49 (Non Members)
CPE: 1.5
UDI: A “How To" Guide for Implementation with Your Organization
This session will explain the benefits of implementing the UDI such as immediate device status updates through collaboration with manufacturers and suppliers, increased patient care satisfaction, and how the data you collect can turn your analytics into strategic and critical business decisions.
Cost: FREE
CPE: 1
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AHRMM Social & Digital Media Survey - Enter to Win a Free AHRMM16 Registration
AHRMM is conducting an important Digital and Social Media Usage Survey which will help us further strengthen the value of your membership by better understanding how members use social and digital media.  
As an incentive for your participation, members who complete the survey will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a FREE registration for the 2016 AHRMM Conference.*  
The survey should only take 5-10 minutes to complete and consists of 28 multiple choice questions and 1 open-ended question.
Survey closes on January 28, 2016.
We are grateful for your participation!

* NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINING. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ONLINE ENTRY ONLY AND INTERNET CONNECTION REQUIRED. Sweepstakes only open to AHRMM Members who are residents of the 50 U.S. or D.C., 18 years and older. Sweepstakes begins on or about 01/07/2016 at 9:00 am Central Standard Time (CT) and ends at 5:00 pm CT on 01/28/2016. ARV of all prizes: $700.00. Subject to full Official Rules at www.ahrmm.org/survey-sweepstakes-rules. Sponsor: Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management.
Affiliated Chapter Events
AHRMM has 31 affiliated chapters located throughout the United States and Canada.  Affiliated Chapters host professional programs and events for their members and the industry at large on a state or regional basis. Below are the chapter events coming up.  View all Chapter events happening in 2016.
January Chapter Events
Mid-Atlantic Society for Healthcare Materials Management (MASHMM)
Educational Event
January 29 - Columbia, MD
February Chapter Events
American Hospital Association  | 155 North Wacker Drive, Suite 400 | Chicago, IL 60606
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