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AHRMM NEWS
Learn about regulatory requirements and actionable steps for hospital providers to adopt GS1 data standards and improve supply chain efficiency and patient safety.
 
Date: November 15, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM CST
CPE Credit: 1
 
 
Featured On-Demand Webinar: Achieving Supply Chain Integration Across a Merged Enterprise
As more hospitals and healthcare systems merge, many find themselves in uncharted waters when it comes to effectively integrating both systems and cultures. This webinar provides an overview of the key components critical to collaboratively developing and implementing an effective integration plan that addresses both technical and cultural issues.
 
Presenter: Nancy LeMaster, Consultant and former Vice President Supply Chain Transformation, BJC HealthCare  
Price: Member: Free | Non-Member: $99 
CPE Credit: 1
 
 
 
Donna Gammarato, VP Business Strategy, Greater NY Hospital Association, discusses the importance of creating specialized Value Analysis teams to analyze resource utilization and reduce costs. Also available as an AHRMM Podcast.
 
 
August 12-15, 2018
 
Registration Rates:
  • Early Bird Member: $700
  • Early Bird Non-Member: $900
  • Regular Rate Member: $900
  • Regular Rate Non-Member: $1,100
On-Site Registration Rates:
  • Member: $1,035
  • Non-Member: $1,256
Hotel Rate:
  • $209 Single/Double plus 17.4% tax
Call for Presentations:
  • January 8-31, 2018
 
Registration will open in early February 2018. Early bird registration will close on May 11, 2018.
 
 
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HEALTHCARE HEADLINES
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is awarding more than $9 million to 25 investigators to pilot innovative solutions and explore knowledge gaps about antibiotic resistance related to the human microbiome, healthcare settings, and surface water and soil. Read More.
 
Source: HPN Daily Update October 24, 2017
There are currently more than 50 medical device manufacturing plants in Puerto Rico, employing about 18,000 people. Collectively, they manufacture more than 1,000 different kinds of medical devices. Read More.
 
Source: HPN Daily Update October 23, 2017
The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall for St. Jude Medical - Fortify, Unify, and Assura (including Quadra) Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death. Read More.
 
Source: HPN Daily Update October 20, 2017
Over the last 10 years, electronic health records (EHRs) have become the required technology of medical practice, but EHR complexity remains an issue so it is not surprising that errors occur with digital records - errors that sometimes cause harm to patients. Read More.
 
Source: HPN Daily Update - October 18, 2017
FEATURED MEMBER BENEFIT
The November/December issue of Supply Chain Strategies & Solutions is now available for you to read online, just login with your email address and password to enjoy! Magazine Theme: Data Analytics
 
 
 
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