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Professional Coach Mark Noon discusses the types of skills and actions that a leader needs to create a team-oriented culture. Also available as an AHRMM Podcast.
 
 
Learn about regulatory requirements and actionable steps for hospital providers to adopt data standards and improve supply chain efficiency and patient safety.
 
Date: November 15, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM CST
 
 
Term of the Month
National Microbiome Initiative: Microbiome are communities of trillions of bacteria in the body. Researchers have discovered that the chemicals microbes emit can interfere with how food is digested, medicine is deployed or how a disease progresses.
 
The National Microbiome Initiative has accelerated research and development, and biotech companies are looking at the microbiome's potential to develop new diagnostics or therapies and probiotic products to prevent microbe imbalances. Experts believe that next year the microbiome will solidify itself as "the health care industry's most promising and lucrative frontier," according to a news release.
 
Take a moment to peruse AHRMM’s Healthcare Supply Chain Lexicon. Do you have a term to suggest to make this a more robust and valuable resource? If so, click here. We’ll provide the definition if you provide the term!
 
HEALTHCARE HEADLINES
As summer gives way to fall, flu season is about to be upon us. Proper preparation is essential if there's to be enough medical professionals and vaccinations to go around. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention play a huge role in making sure practices and hospitals around the country know what to expect. Read More.
 
Source: HPN Daily Update September 25, 2017
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the first duodenoscope with a disposable distal cap, a new feature that will improve access for cleaning and reprocessing. Read More.
 
Source: HPN Daily UpdateSeptember 22, 2017
Nurses and other health professionals looking to integrate genomics into patient care now have access to an online toolkit with more than 100 resources. Read More.
 
Source: HPN Daily Update September 21, 2017
To better understand one of the most heated U.S. policy debates, The New York Times created a tournament to judge which of these nations has the best health system: Canada, Britain, Singapore, Germany, Switzerland, France, Australia, and the U.S. Read More.
 
Source: HPN Daily Update - September 20, 2017
FEATURED MEMBER BENEFIT
As the healthcare field evolves into a quality, not quantity service, providers and suppliers are both looking to collaborate, sharing ideas and solutions.
 
In this session, Dennis Black and Dennis Orthman share their experiences and best practices to improve and expand the provider-supplier relationship.
 
 
 
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