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Upcoming Education
August 25
Only One Week Left to Register for CMS Pay-for-Performance Webinar
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) pay-for-performance programs impact all acute care hospitals in the United States. Several programs directly impact the supply chain, including value-based purchasing, readmissions reduction, and the hospital acquired conditions penalty programs. Join AHRMM next Thursday to decipher each of these program’s structure, measures, and specific payment connections through Federal Fiscal Year 2018 and proposed future changes.
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AHRMM16 Proceedings
If you missed the AHRMM16 Conference or are interested in recapping the entire learning experience, AHRMM offers an online version of all AHRMM16 Learning Lab sessions with audio synched with the PowerPoint presentations. AHRMM Members can purchase the proceedings for $230 and non-members for $300 in the AHRMM Online Store.
Important Dates to Remember
SC Week 2016 Celebration Contest - Enter to Win By September 9
Sponsored by AHRMM, National Healthcare Supply Chain Week (SC Week) provides an opportunity to recognize the integral role supply chain professionals play in delivering high-quality patient care throughout the healthcare industry. Visit www.ahrmm.org/SCWeek for list of activities and ways to celebrate with your staff during SC Week.
This year SC Week is October 2-8 and AHRMM wants you to take time to recognize healthcare supply chain staff and colleagues.
In celebration of SC Week, AHRMM invites you to submit a photo of your supply chain department leading change and provide a small description (300 words maximum) illustrating your department’s contributions to advancing healthcare. The most creative photo with an original and inspiring story about your supply chain department, wins! 
The winner will have their submission featured in the AHRMM member magazine, Supply Chain Strategies & Solutions, and promoted throughout AHRMM communications. The winning submission will also receive SC Week merchandise for their supply chain staff*!
Email your photo and submission entry form to AHRMM at ahrmm@aha.org by September 9, 2016. 
2016 SC Week Product Catalog: Begin planning your celebration activities now by ordering well-deserved gifts for your staff, colleagues, and friends. Order by September 12, 2016 to ensure delivery by SC Week 
Browse SC Week merchandise.
*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED. ONLINE ENTRY ONLY AND INTERNET CONNECTION REQUIRED. Contest only open to individual employees and employee teams from the supply chain departments of healthcare organizations who are residents of the 50 U.S. or D.C., 21 years and older. Contest begins on or about 7/25/2016 at 9:00 am Central Standard Time (CT) and ends at 5:00pm CT on 9/9/2016. ARV of all prizes: $100. Subject to full Official Rules at www.ahrmm.org/SCWeek. Sponsor: AHRMM.

 Affiliated Chapter Events
AHRMM has more than 30 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.
August Chapter Events
Georgia Society for Healthcare Materials Management
CMRP Lunch & Learn Weekly Webinar
August 19, August 26
Georgia Society for Healthcare Materials Management
Capital Management Webinar
August 24
September Chapter Events
Georgia Society for Healthcare Materials Management
CMRP Lunch & Learn Weekly Webinar
Held every Friday in September
SEPAC, Inc. Chapter
Educational Event
September 13
10th Annual John Brede Golf Event
Cranbury Country Club in West Windsor, NJ
September 13
Western Pennsylvania Chapter of AHRMM
Clinical Engineering and Supply Chain Management Conference
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh - Cranberry in Mars, PA
September 15
North Carolina Association of Healthcare Resource and Materials Management
Fall Education Session
Gastonia, NC
September 15 
Event is also held in Cary, NC on September 16
Texas Gulf Coast Supply Chain Chapter
Chapter Member Meeting
Holiday Inn Houston NRG/Medical Center at 8111 Kirby Drive in Houston
September 20
North Texas AHRMM Chapter
3rd Annual Vendor Fair and Educational Session - Irving, TX
September 20
Georgia Society for Healthcare Materials Management
Healthcare Analytics Webinar
September 21
Kentucky Society of Healthcare Purchasing and Materials Managers
Healthcare Coalition Conference
Lexington Center in Lexington, KY
September 27-29
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