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Upcoming Events
Join healthcare leaders at the GS1 Global Healthcare Conference in Chicago, October 17-19. Speakers from Intermountain Healthcare, Geisinger Health Systems, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Teleflex, Medtronics, AmerisourceBergen, Abbott, and Pfizer will review healthcare efficiency, patient safety, pharmaceutical traceability, and UDI initiatives around the globe.

The Institute for Supply Management (ISM)is working in collaboration with the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM) and Strategic Marketplace Initiative (SMI), to establish a new economic index for the healthcare supply chain. This index report will help identify trends and assist supply chain leaders in making important business decisions. To learn about how you can participate in this essential report, register for the upcoming AHRMM & ISM webinar. 

Learn more about this market-moving report on the ISM ROB® webpage.
Presenter: Tom Derry, CEO, Institute for Supply Management
Time: 11 AM CST
Hosted by a member of the AHRMM Membership Committee and membership staff, this webinar will provide you with the unique opportunity to ask questions and learn how membership has impacted the lives and careers of current AHRMM members.
Time: 12 PM CST
Learn about regulatory requirements and actionable steps for hospital providers to adopt data standards and improve supply chain efficiency and patient safety.
Presenter: Salil Joshi, Senior Director, GS1 US
Time: 12 PM CST
National Healthcare Supply Chain Week 
Celebrate SC Week with AHRMM October 1-7
SC Week, sponsored by AHRMM, provides an opportunity to recognize the integral role supply chain professionals play in delivering high-quality patient care throughout the healthcare field.

AHRMM Wants to See You Celebrate SC Week!
Twitter_logo_30x24.pngTweet images of your department celebrating SC Week to @AHRMMtweets with the hashtag #SCWeek
AHRMM Survey
AHRMM seeks your feedback on what's important when deciding to join a professional association. Please take a moment to confidentially share your feedback by Friday, October 6. The survey is brief and will take between five to ten minutes to complete. We appreciate you sharing your insights!
New Education
Professional Coach Mark Noon discusses the types of skills and actions that a leader needs to create a team-oriented culture. Also available as an AHRMM Podcast.
Featured eLearning Course
Achieve cost savings through operationalizing contracts and contract catalog deployment and management. Catalog management = contract compliance = cost savings.
Learning Objectives:
  • Explain the importance of the contracting function in supporting CQO initiatives.
  • Identify and assess challenges contributing to low contract compliance rates.
  • Describe tips for simplifying and standardizing catalog management to drive users to the correct formularies and increase contract compliance.
Member Cost: $88 | Non-Member Cost: $178
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 2017.
October Chapter Events
Held every Friday in October
A one-day education event, free for chapter members to attend, at the Arkansas Hospital Association office in Little Rock, AR. For questions regarding this workshop, please contact Romeeka Taylor at rtaylor@arkhospitals.org.
44th Annual Conference hosted by the California Association of Healthcare Purchasing and Materials Managers, held at the Cliffs Resort in Central California.
Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM)
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