Though the health care industry is continuing to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, many industry leaders are also looking to build a more resilient supply chain by asking, “What could we have done differently?”, and “How should we prepare for future pandemics and other crises?”
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Aug 19, 2021
As health care emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, supply chain resiliency is a priority. One primary consideration has been how to develop inventory reserves to mitigate the risk of severe product shortages.
Aug 18, 2021
CHICAGO, August 23, 2021 — The Association for Health Care Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM) of the American Hospital Association (AHA) has named Michael Schiller, senior director of supply chain at AHRMM, as the 2021 recipient of the George R. Gossett Leadership Award.
May 6, 2021
Learn the best practices of setting PAR levels and what you need to know to ensure you have the proper stock. Speaker: Stewart Layhe, Former Director of Supply Chain and Support Services, Denver Health Watch the Webcast Version
May 4, 2021
Healthcare expenses continue to rise and yet hospitals are realizing consistently shrinking margins. Healthcare supply costs are typically the second largest expense to a hospital and must be managed in a manner that ensures providers have access to quality products but also with an emphasis on cost awareness and expense reduction strategies. Healthcare supply chains must leverage their data in order to make better business decisions to reduce costs and increase operational efficiencies through the use of business analytics.
Apr 7, 2021
COVID-19 has exposed the fragile nature of the health care supply chain, but it’s not the first public health crisis to do so. Michael Schiller, AHRMM's Senior Director of Supply Chain, and Richard Bagley, Senior Vice President, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Penn State Health, led the discussion on lessons learned and ways we should rethink supply chain strategies for the future.
Mar 22, 2021
In this panel discussion, you will hear from industry experts in financial, clinical, supply chain and risk management on their approaches to this critical issue.
Mar 22, 2021
Jessica Campbell, Senior Data Analyst at BJC HealthCare, shares her three steps or questions she uses when rolling out planning projects, building tools, and rolling out metrics that lead to actionable metrics. Also available as a podcast.
Feb 26, 2021
Hear from the Stanford Medicine supply chain team, led by Amanda Chawla, vice president of supply chain, on how they have maintained and enhanced their team culture while in a distributed workforce with inventive communication and collaboration techniques. Presenters from Stanford Hospital, Stanford Children's Health, Stanford-Valley Care (Stanford Medicine):
Feb 16, 2021
Begin the year with a fresh organizational outlook using AHRMM’s Policies and Procedures Manual for the Health Care Supply Chain, 2nd Edition. Updated with current leading practices, all policies, procedures and resource tools are downloadable and editable to suit your particular organization’s needs!
Capital Equipment, Central Sterile, Clinical Integration, Clinical Resource Management (CRM), Cost Management, COVID-19: Caring for Patients and Communities, COVID-19: CDC, FDA and CMS Guidance, COVID-19: Organizational Preparedness and Capacity Planning, COVID-19: Supplies and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), COVID-19: Vaccines and Therapeutics, Data, Disaster/Outbreak Preparedness, Distribution, Finance & Budgeting, Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs), Inventory Management, Logistics, Pharmacy, Physician Preference Items (PPI), Planning, Design, and Construction, Procurement, Products and Services Contracting, Purchased Services, Shipping and Receiving, Suppliers, Support Services, Sustainability, Technology
Feb 9, 2021
The fundamentals of health care supply chain management are the glue that holds the entire health care organization together. Whether you are new or just want a refresher, this self-directed course provides a solid understanding of the basics.
Disaster/Outbreak Preparedness, Procurement, Purchased Services, Reimbursement, Shipping and Receiving, Strategic Planning, Strategic Sourcing, Suppliers, Sustainability, Technology, Value Analysis, Distribution, Finance & Budgeting, Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs), Inventory Management, Leadership
Jan 29, 2021
AHRMM's recommendations help to avoid the inefficiencies, unnecessary product demand, cost and operational management associated with hospitals establishing their own surge inventories, or state mandates for hospitals to maintain a specified number of days of on-hand inventory of critical products and supplies.
Jan 29, 2021
Crises can stress even the strongest leaders. Listen as Dee Donatelli discusses the need to focus on skills that we may not have considered critical a year ago as we continue to virtually lead our teams to improved health care supply chain and patient care. Also available as a podcast.
Jan 21, 2021
How to assess the total procedural value through a clinical and economic lens.
Jan 19, 2021
The AHRMM LUC members submitted public comments and recommendations at the FDA's November 2020 meeting related to the need to include the UDI in the recall process. They highlighted the prototype recall database and electronic submission form, as well as survey data supporting its creation.
Jan 11, 2021
Building UDI into Longitudinal Data for Medical Device Evaluation (BUILD) Point of Care Capture of UDI for Implantable Devices final summary report and roadmap.
Dec 21, 2020
Consider how the four emerging themes on purchased services and their leading practices can deliver improved margins.
Dec 16, 2020
Important updates for health care supply chain on the progress and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.
AHRMM20+ Cost, Quality and Outcomes Summit White Paper: CQO: Building a More Resilient Health Care Supply Chain
Dec 15, 2020
AHRMM20+ Cost, Quality and Outcomes (CQO) Summit white paper describes lessons learned by health care supply chain during the COVID-19 pandemic, best practices to address supply shortages and other challenges, and steps health care leaders are now taking to strengthen supply chain resiliency moving forward.