AHRMM NOW
AHRMM Now highlights AHRMM education and important dates you need to know about. Never miss an important AHRMM event or deadline again!
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Upcoming Education
March 8
Zika Virus: Clinical Implications for the Healthcare Environment
Join AHRMM on March 8 for a free webinar discussing the Zika virus and its impact on the US healthcare environment. The origin of the disease as well as new CDC guidelines and recommendations will also be discussed.
 
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March 23
April 6
Physician Preference Two-Part Webinar Series
Evaluate where your organization currently stands with physician-inclusion and discuss the importance of engaging in meaningful conversations focused on patient outcomes, not just products or price.
 
 
April 20
At the Starting Line with Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement
HealthTrust is bringing together three of its top medical, sourcing, and technical subject matter experts for an insightful hour of the initial impact Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) has on hospitals’ orthopedic service line.
This webinar is free for members.
 
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This webinar is sponsored by:
HealthTrust
HealthTrust is a sponsor of the CQO Movement.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New AHRMM Podcast
Participating with AHRMM: What it Means to You, Me and the Healthcare Supply Chain Field
Tune into the latest AHRMM podcast episode to learn how to make the most of your membership by getting involved. In a conversation with two highly engaged AHRMM members, including a current board member and committee participant, listen as they discuss the opportunities to actively participate with the Association, and how your involvement will benefit you and the supply chain community.
 
Presenters: Bob Taylor, CMRP, Vice President, Managed Services, HealthTrust and Ed Pohl, Director of Center for Innovation in Healthcare Logistics, University of Arkansas
 
Visit http://learning.ahrmm.org/podcasts to access all of the free AHRMM podcasts.
 
Important Deadlines
March 4 -  AHRMM Member Satisfaction Survey Closes Tomorrow
Help AHRMM reach its participation goal of 1,000 member responses!
 
To help AHRMM assess the benefits of membership and the service you receive, a special invitation to participate in a survey was sent via email on Thursday, February 11. If you did not receive the email, or would like it to be resent please contact AHRMM at ahrmm@aha.org. The survey should only take approximately 15 minutes to complete. Thank you in advance for sharing your feedback!
   

The 2016 AHRMM Member Satisfaction Survey is an online survey conducted by Perception Solutions, an independent research firm. All survey responses are anonymous and confidential. Survey results will be reported to AHRMM in aggregate form. 
March 28 -  AHRMM16 Scholarship Application
Don't let financial constraints keep you from attending AHRMM16! AHRMM members can apply for AHRMM16 Scholarships sponsored by the exhibiting companies. Visit the AHRMM16 Exhibitor Scholarship page for application requirements and deadlines.
March 31 -  Chapter Recognition Program Workbook
AHRMM’s Chapter Recognition Program provides participating affiliated chapters with additional recognition of their accomplishments. To participate in the program, the chapter must be a current affiliated chapter and submit a completed workbook. Send your request for a customized recognition workbook to Elspeth Harris at eharris@aha.org and include in your request the state(s) in which your chapter members reside.
April 15 -  Submit Candidate Application for the 2017 Board of Directors
Help shape the future of AHRMM, and contribute to our success by submitting an application to become a candidate for this year’s Board of Directors election. Information about the role of the AHRMM board, requirements, and the election calendar can be found on the AHRMM Elections page.
April 22 -  Leadership Award Nominations
AHRMM is now accepting nominations from AHRMM members for the George R. Gossett Leadership Award , the highest honor bestowed by the Association. Visit the Leadership Award Nominations page for more information, general criteria, and to download the Nomination Form.
May 2 -  CQO Leading Practice Submissions
To continue building the CQO Leading Practice Repository, AHRMM is issuing the latest call for leading practice submissions highlighting initiatives in the following areas:
  • Reduced hospital-acquired conditions (HAC)
  • Reduced readmissions
  • Increased patient satisfaction
  • Strategic supply chain initiatives between providers and their suppliers
  • UDI adoption practices
Visit www.ahrmm.org/share-practices for more information including requirements and helpful documents for submission. 
 
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