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Medical Products of Human Origin, UDI and ICCBBA: Supply Chain’s Role
Human Cellular Tissue Products (HCTP) are considered “devices” and will require their assigned Unique Device Identifiers (UDI) to be tracked within the patient’s Electronic Health Record (EHR) and shared across the healthcare spectrum. Supply chain should be having interdepartmental conversations to determine how they will handle these types of products and their UDIs.
 
Presented by: Karen Conway, Executive Director, Industry Relations, GHX and Mike Schiller, Senior Supply Chain Director, AHRMM
 
 
What Are Your Career Advancement Goals for 2017? 
Whether you are seeking your first job, making a career transition, or pursuing advancement in your current field, tap into the tools AHRMM provides to help you map out your next steps:
 
Compensation Survey Report An annual report to help you determine your fair market value. AHRMM members can download the report for free, here.
 
Career Center Browse available jobs, post your resume, advertise an open position, or just keep your finger on the pulse of the job market.
 
Career Advancement Guide A roadmap to the education, experience, tools, and targeted skill-sets needed to successfully advance in the field.
 
 
HEALTHCARE HEADLINES
Hospitals Find Ways to Serve Patients on Demand
Extended hours, same-day appointments are fine — but not nearly enough to give today’s consumers the convenience and access they demand. Read the full H&HN article.
 
Source: H&HN– February 13, 2017
CareFusion Recalls Alaris Syringe Pump Due to Alarm Error
CareFusion is recalling the Alaris Syringe Pump because of a faulty Air-In-Line sensor which may generate a false alarm and cause the syringe pump to stop supplying the infusion to the patient.
 
Source: HFM This Week– February 10, 2017
AHA Webinar Tomorrow On Promoting a Safe Workplace Culture
The AHA’s Hospital Against Violence initiative and its American Society for Healthcare Risk Management will co-host a Feb. 15 webinar on practical strategies for promoting a safe workplace culture. Click here to register.
 
Source: AHA News Now – February 2, 2017
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AHRMM Mentor Program – Member Only Resource 
Available only to AHRMM members, the AHRMM Mentor Program provides a six-month platform for healthcare supply chain professionals to connect with more experienced professionals in the field.
Whether to help with career planning, learn from previous experience, or simply to find an encouraging role model, engaging with a mentor can markedly improve an individual's work life and career.
 
Learn more at www.ahrmm.org/Mentor.
 
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