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June 18, 2015
AHRMM Now highlights the AHRMM education and important dates you need to know about.  Never miss an important AHRMM event or deadline again!
Education at AHRMM15
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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. 
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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.
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Check out the three of the newest on-demand conference recordings from AHRMM14: 
Get Prepared or Sit for the CMRP Exam at AHRMM15 This Summer!
You can receive instant results when you take your CMRP exam at AHRMM15 Conference & Exhibition!  
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.  At AHRMM15, the AHA Certification Center and AHRMM are pleased to offer a special administration of the CMRP certification examination. Registration is limited and will be first-come, first-served.  
 
Examination Date: August 9, 2015 
Location: Indianapolis 
Application Deadline: July 13, 2015 
  
Review examination schedule and application process.
 
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AHRMM is also offering a CMRP Overview Session on Sunday morning, August 9, 2015. This review course is one of many ways you may chose to prepare for the exam or to validate your current knowledge of the content covered on the exam.
Upcoming Event
Annual UDI Conference - June 24 & 25, Baltimore, MD
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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 is pleased to be able to provide our members the ability to interact directly with the FDA UDI team, investigate UDI technology in the exhibit hall, plan migration paths, and network with peers in the healthcare industry all in one place, at one time.
Register Now!
 
For additional conference details and the most up-to-date information, please visit:

For information on the FDA UDI Rule & GUDID Guidance, visit www.FDA.gov/UDI.
Featured Resource
Tap Into the CQO Leading Practices Repository
AHRMM has developed a repository for leading and proven supply chain practices, case studies, and toolkits that are developed from a Cost, Quality, and Outcomes (CQO) perspective.  Leading Practices areas are based on the quality measures outlined in CMS’ final rule to improve quality of care during hospital inpatient stays. 
 
To date, AHRMM has collected submissions for two leading practice areas:
  • Reduction or Elimination of Catheter Acquired Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI)
  • Reduction or Elimination in Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcers (HAPU)
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.
 
June Chapter Events:
 
July Chapter Events:
American Hospital Association  | 155 North Wacker Drive, Suite 400 | Chicago, IL 60606
 
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