AHRMM Now highlights AHRMM education and important dates you need to know about. Never miss an important AHRMM event or deadline again!
New AHRMM Webinars
October 13
Zika Virus Update: Clinical Implications for the Healthcare Environment
Join AHRMM on October 13 for the latest CDC guidelines to prevent transmission of the Zika virus, and discuss supply chain’s role as they work closely with clinical staff on the implications to supply chain across the continuum of care.  
This webinar is FREE!
November 17
The Value Cycle: Leveraging Supply Data for Success in a Value-Based World
This webinar will explore how supply data elements in both your item master and chargemaster can play a role in negotiating payments from CMS and commercial plans, disbursement across the continuum of care, and in assessing variations in clinical practice when compared to a clinical pathway.
This webinar is FREE for AHRMM members!
New AHRMM Webcasts
AHRMM Webcasts are a free and quick resource for individuals interested in hearing more on relevant healthcare supply chain topics. Check out two of the latest AHRMM webcasts.
Visit http://learning.ahrmm.org/webcasts to access all AHRMM webcasts.
Developing a Clinically Integrated Supply Chain
Dr. Michael Schlosser discusses the reasons for, and resources needed to create a clinically integrated supply chain that utilizes evidence-based data to make procurement decisions that can improve patient outcomes.
Reduction of Surgical Site Infections Using Lean: An Ochsner Health Case Study
Nattie Leger, Director of Nursing Pursuit of Value, discusses how Ochsner significantly reduced their 2015 surgical site infections rate and a substantial cost avoidance using an interdisciplinary and methodical Lean approach.
New Interactive eLearning Courses
Essentials of Healthcare Supply Chain Certificate Series
New interactive format to enhance engagement and comprehension. 
Gain a thorough understanding of healthcare supply chain fundamentals through four online certificate programs, designed to teach all aspects of the responsibilities in the following disciplines of the healthcare supply chain: Purchasing, Inventory Control, Negotiations, and Logistics.
Each online certificate program is available individually, or purchase the Certificate Series to save.
Important Dates to Remember
CMRP Renewal Scholarship Application Deadline -  October 7
Renew your Certified Materials & Resource Professional (CMRP) certification and continue to receive the recognition you deserve, for free! AHRMM members who apply by tomorrow, will be eligible to receive a full CMRP Renewal Scholarship - a $135 value.
Visit the AHRMM scholarship page for more information.

Join AHRMM in Celebrating SC Week - October 2-8
Take time this week recognize healthcare supply chain professionals for their significant contributions to the healthcare field in honor of National Healthcare Supply Chain Week (SC Week).
We would like to thank all of our members for your unyielding commitment to ensuring healthcare delivery organizations succeed and thrive in today’s healthcare landscape.
Celebrate SC Week

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