March 12, 2015
AHRMM Now highlights the AHRMM education and important dates you need to know about.  Never miss an important AHRMM event or deadline again!
New AHRMM Education
Missed a recent live webinar?  Interested in listening to a previous AHRMM Annual Conference Session?  Gain immediate access to recordings, exams, surveys, and certificates all in one place/stop with AHRMM's on-demand recordings.
Check out the five newest on-demand recordings made available for your learning convenience:
 Previously Recorded Webinars
Now's the Time! We Must Engage Physicians to Reduce Costs and Improve Outcomes
The Top Ten Leadership Traits to Lead the Way
What Competencies Separate Excellent Supply Chains from the Rest?
Upcoming AHRMM Education
Changing the Game – March 18
A New Model that Transforms the Way Implants are Marketed, Distributed and Serviced in Healthcare

Health systems are continually challenged to drastically reduce Physician Preference Item (PPI) supply expenses, and the traditional methods to achieve this are no longer sustainable. This live webinar provides an overview of an implemented approach to PPI, and the results achieved.

Learn more about this upcoming webinar and register today!
Date: March 18, 2015
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm CST (1:00 pm EST, 10:00 am PST)
Cost: $79 (AHRMM Members), $129 (Non Members)
CPE: 1

Pre-Eligibility Screening of Your Supply Chain Data – March 19
Presented by HFMA
Co-sponsored by AHRMM and mckesson_logo_web.png

This webinar reviews the industry data challenges healthcare organizations must overcome and methods to bring control to the front-end of your procurement process.

Learn more about this upcoming webinar and register today!
Date: March 19, 2015
Time: 2:00 - 3:30 pm CST (3:00 pm ET, 1:00 pm MT, 12:00 pm PT)
Cost: FREE for AHRMM Members, $99 Non Members
CPE: 1.5
Upcoming Deadlines
CMRP Exam Scholarship Application Deadline - TOMORROW

AHRMM is offering scholarships for the nationally recognized Certified Materials & Resource Professional (CMRP) credential.  Scholarships are available for AHRMM members to defer the cost of the CMRP exam fee, or renewal fee. Up to 50 eligible AHRMM members who apply for the CMRP scholarship between March 3, 2015, and March 13, 2015, will receive a voucher for the full CMRP exam fee. This is a limited-time, exclusive offer only available to active AHRMM members who meet the CMRP eligibility requirements.
Visit AHRMM's CMRP Certification page for application materials and for more CMRP exam preparation materials and resources.
Featured Resource
The March/April Digital Editions is Now Available
The AHRMM magazine, Supply Chain Strategies & Solutions, is one of the premier benefits and resources of being an AHRMM member. Published six times a year, this publication provides up-to-date information on the latest healthcare supply chain trends, best practices, case studies, and Association activities.  
Check out the latest March/April issue online Not receiving your bi-monthly Supply Chain Strategies & Solutions magazine in the mail?  Contact AHRMM at ahrmm@aha.org or (312) 422-3840 and confirm your primary mailing address.
Registration for AHRMM15 Conference & Exhibition, August 9-12, 2015, in Indianapolis, Indiana, is now open!
Early Bird $200 discount expires May 15!
Don't let financial constraints keep you from attending AHRMM15!
AHRMM members can apply for AHRMM15 Scholarships sponsored by the exhibiting companies. Applications must be received by AHRMM no later than April 3, 2015.  Review the application for the full list or requirements and considerations.
Use the Justification Toolkit to help you make your case and secure funding.

The Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM) of the American Hospital Association is the leading national association for executives in the healthcare materials management profession. Founded in 1951, AHRMM prepares its more than 4,300 members to contribute to the field and advance the profession through the intersection of cost, quality, and outcomes via networking, education, recognition, and advocacy. AHRMM continues its commitment to keep members ahead of the learning curve by providing information and resources to not only assist them in their current positions, but also to prepare them for upcoming challenges and opportunities. Please email us at ahrmm@aha.org or call (312) 422-3840 if you need additional information on these stories or any of AHRMM's products and services.
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