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Webinar on 09/06: Reducing Costs and Environmental Impacts to Healthcare through a Total Cost of Ownership Calculator
 
Even with product total cost of ownership (TCO) calculations in mind, there are additional cost savings, and environmental and human health impacts that are often missed. Learn how a new free tool has helped reduced both.
 
Presenters:
  • Andrew Madden, Senior Director of Supply Chain Vice, Dana Farber Cancer Institute
  • Beth Eckl, Director, Environmental Purchasing Program, Practice Greenhealth
Time: 1 PM - 2 PM CST
Interactive eLearning Course: Integrating Physician Leadership in Supply Chain Management
 
Learn best practices as you develop more accurate costing models and standardize processes for operations through the discovery of your organization’s needs. Choosing the right physician leader can contribute to a value-based, patient-centric supply chain program that will drive medical device and equipment purchases through collaborative, evidence-based reasoning. 
 
Presenter:
  • Jimmy Chung, MD, FACS, CHCQM, Senior Director of Perioperative Services, Providence Health & Services
Member Price: $98 | Non-Member Price: $198
CPE Credit: 2
HEALTHCARE HEADLINES
Americans Urged to Donate Blood in Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey
Hurricane Harvey and its associated flooding are impacting the nation's blood supply. The AABB Interorganizational Task Force on Domestic Disasters and Acts of Terrorism is urging eligible donors across America, especially those with type O-positive blood, to make and keep donation appointments as soon as possible. Read More.
 
Source: HPN Daily Update - August 29, 2017
Harvey: Houston Flooding Pushes Hospitals to Act
Houston's unprecedented rainfall on Sunday pushed area medical facilities to take precautions - including, in some cases, evacuations - in a bid to protect patients and their families based on objective measures of quality. Read More.
 
Source: HPN Daily Update - August 28, 2017
FDA's Early Feasibility Studies Increase the Efficiency of Device Development  
The Early Feasibility Studies Program provides new opportunities to address unmet clinical needs and gain early clinical experience with innovative technology. This new website provides information about conducting an early feasibility study for medical device developers. Read More.
 
Source: HPN Daily Update - August 25, 2017
Almost one third (30%) of all deaths from foodborne diseases are in children under the age of 5 years, despite the fact that they make up only 9% of the global population. This is among the findings of WHO's "Estimates of the global burden of foodborne diseases" - the most comprehensive report to date on the impact of contaminated food on health and well-being. Read More.
 
Source: HPN Daily Update - August 24, 2017
FEATURED MEMBER BENEFIT
Millennials: The Generation Changing Healthcare Delivery 
By Sue MacInnes, Chief Market Solutions Officer, Medline
Millennials will continue to remain significant to the growth of healthcare in years to come. In order to be successful at attracting millennials as patients, a patient-centered approach is required. Read Sue's paper here.
 
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