May 21, 2015
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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
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 Deadline
Submit Candidate Application for the 2016 Board of Directors - May 22
Interested in helping shape the future of AHRMM? You are invited to submit an application to become a candidate for this year’s Board of Directors election. Information about the AHRMM election calendar and requirements for potential board candidates can be found on the AHRMM Elections page. The deadline for nominations is tomorrow, May 23.
If you are interested in running for a seat on the AHRMM Board of Directors, please contact AHRMM at ahrmm@aha.org to request a candidate packet.
Inspiring General Sessions at AHRMM15
On August 9 - 12, join more than 1,000 fellow supply chain professionals at the AHRMM15 Conference & Exhibition in Indianapolis, to learn new tools and solutions, keep your skills up-to-date, explore new products and technologies, and connect with the best minds in the healthcare supply chain field. 
Register today to ensure that you're there to network with the leading healthcare supply chain professionals - all in one place, all at one time. 

AHRMM15 General Sessions - Hear from industry leaders and visionaries as they share experiences and strategies on how to succeed in the new healthcare delivery system and improve your professional performance through new connections and humor.
    Featured Resource
    New CQO Movement Case Study: Providence Health & Services
    Providence Health & Services Cost, Quality, and Outcomes Movement (CQO) Case Study
    Through its CQO initiatives, Providence has improved process efficiency, driven down costs, and enhanced its delivery of patient care. Read how the organization improved inventory management in the nursing units, enhanced the purchasing, billing and reimbursement processes by implementing an electronic medical record, and standardized products and services through partnering with clinicians.
    AHRMM has worked with several healthcare supply chain teams to develop case studies highlighting how their organizations have embraced the Cost, Quality, and Outcomes (CQO) Movement. Click here to read more case studies to learn how other supply chain professionals work at the intersection of CQO to reduce costs while improving patient care and driving greater financial outcomes for their organizations.  
    These CQO case studies are a member-only resource.
    Affiliated Chapter Events
    AHRMM has 31 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 2015.
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