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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
 
Chapter News is now available and full of valuable networking and educational events, many of which are approved to offer continuing education credits. Read more about the work being done by members of the AHRMM affiliated chapters and join them for your own professional advancement.
 
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HEALTHCARE HEADLINES
Failure of EpiPens to deploy correctly have been cited in seven deaths this year through mid-September, according to reports by patients and physicians made to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and obtained by Bloomberg News. Read More.
 
Source: HPN Daily Update November 6, 2017
Three hospital lobbying groups - the American Hospital Association, America's Essential Hospitals, and the Association of American Medical Colleges - are suing the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services after the agency finalized a rule last week that would drastically cut outpatient drug payments under the federal 340B drug discount program. Read More.
 
Source: HPN Daily Update November 3, 2017
Premier Inc. has received certification for antimicrobial use (AU) and antimicrobial resistance (AR) (AUR) reporting under Meaningful Use Stage 3 (MU3). Read More.
 
Source: HPN Daily Update - November 2, 2017
Virtually every aspect of our lives - including our health - has gone digital. Medical devices from insulin pumps to implantable cardiac pacemakers are becoming more interconnected and, like computers and the networks they operate in, can be vulnerable to security breaches. Read More.
 
Source: HPN Daily Update - November 1, 2017
FEATURED MEMBER BENEFIT
Feature article from the November/December Issue of Supply Chain Strategies & Solutions: What I've Learned from Alice 
Viewed as an allegory, Alice's banter with the Cheshire Cat in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland can be contemplated to whimsically explain data management as a journey. Then again, perhaps the data management journey for you has been less fantastic.
 
Author: Ed Hardin Jr, CMRP, FACHE 
 
 
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