May 7, 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 CMRP Exam Overview Series
CMRP Certification Exam Preparation Two-Part Series - June 9 & 16
Get prepared for the CMRP Exam with this upcoming webinar series! This two-part webinar series is a high-level overview of CMRP Examination content and an interactive Q&A session with two presenters that currently hold the CMRP designation.  Develop a personalized CMRP Study Plan to prioritize, schedule, and record CMRP study sessions.
cmrpwebhome.gif Dates: Tuesday, June 9 & June 16
Time: 1:00 -2:30 pm CST (2:00 pm EST, 11:00 am PST)
Cost:  $149 (AHRMM Member), $199 (Non Member)
CPE: 3
Presenters:  Preston Hall, Director of Materials Management, Clarion Hospital
Lora Johnson, Director of Value Analysis, Grady
AHRMM15 Early Bird Countdown
AHRMM15 Early Bird Discount Ends Next Friday!
The last chance to save $200 on AHRMM15 registration is May 15!  Take advantage of discounted Early Bird registration rates for the AHRMM Annual Conference & Exhibition, August 9-12, in Indianapolis. Join more than 1,000 fellow supply chain professionals for a three-day program to explore key ideas, trends, and best practices around building strategic stakeholder engagement, with an emphasis on supply chain perspective.
Register by May 15 and save up to $200 with the Early Bird rates!
Get CMRP Certified at AHRMM15 This Summer!
Earning a Certified Materials & Resource Professional (CMRP) designation is a great way to document your knowledge, skills, and experience. Invest in your future by earning a CMRP distinction in an increasingly competitive marketplace. You can receive instant results when you take your CMRP exam at AHRMM15 Conference & Exhibition!  
Examination Date: August 9, 2015 
Location: Indianapolis 
Application Deadline: July 13, 2015 
Click here to review examination schedule and application process.
Upcoming Events
Complimentary GS1 Healthcare US Live Workshop - May 21, Lawrenceville, NJ
GLN, GTIN/FDA and GUDID/FDA Implementation Live Workshops
  • GLN Implementation Session: The GLN session is intended to provide an introductory discussion on the Global Location Number (GLN) and GLN Registry™. 
  • GTIN/FDA UDI Implementation Session: The FDA UDI Implementation session is focused on the nexus between the Unique Device Identification (UDI) requirement and the GS1 System of Standards, focused on the Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) and the Application. 
  • FDA/GUDID Implementation Session: The session will focus on what the GUDID is and what information needs to be published to the FDA for inclusion.

Annual UDI Conference -  June 24 & 25, Baltimore, MD
AHRMM members are invited to attend the UDI (Unique Device Identification) Conference - the educational authority on UDI - at their annual industry gathering for medical device providers, manufacturers, and distributors to learn about, and understand, the FDA UDI Regulation and the Global UDI Database (GUDID).  Special emphasis is being placed on UDI within hospitals with general sessions geared to the changing landscape within healthcare and the benefits of the UDI, along with a “Provider Track”, hosted by AHRMM.
AHRMM members receive $100 savings. Register by May 24th for the best pricing.
To secure your seat at the best price, register by May 24 and enter “AHRMM” in the discount field. Team registrations are encouraged. If two or more individuals from the same company are planning to attend, contact nicole@clariongroupinc.com to get a discount code.
Register today!
For additional conference details and the most up-to-date information, please visit www.udiconference.com/UDI_Conference.
For information on the FDA UDI Rule & GUDID Guidance, visit www.FDA.gov/UDI.
Featured Resource
The May/June 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.
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