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Dec 3, 2020
Achieve cost savings through methods to increase clinical buy-in and adherence to supply chain decision. while maintaining a focus on clinical outcomes.
Oct 23, 2019
A thought-leader panel discussion about the role of GPOs within the changing healthcare landscape and the and the daily decision of using a GPO or regional/local contracting. Panelists in Part 4 focus on what providers should expect from their GPO partners. Moderator: Allen Archer, System Director of Supply Chain at Houston Healthcare
Oct 23, 2019
A thought-leader panel discussion about the role of GPOs within the changing healthcare landscape and the and the daily decision of using a GPO or regional/local contracting. Part 3 of the GPO or Local/Self Contracting webcast series examines whether compliance can be achieved without alignment, and vice versa. Moderator: Allen Archer, System Director of Supply Chain at Houston Healthcare
Oct 23, 2019
A thought-leader panel discussion about the role of GPOs within the changing healthcare landscape and the and the daily decision of using a GPO or regional/local contracting. In part 2 of the GPO or Local/Self Contracting webcast series, the panel considers the multiple product categories and the process of choosing the most appropriate contracting option. Moderator: Allen Archer, System Director of Supply Chain at Houston Healthcare
Oct 23, 2019
Allen Archer, System Director of Supply Chain at Houston Healthcare, leads a thought-leader panel discussion about the role of GPOs within the changing healthcare landscape and the and the daily decision of using a GPO or regional/local contracting. Part 1 centers on the GPO’s role in helping member facilities support their CQO efforts. Moderator: Allen Archer, System Director of Supply Chain at Houston Healthcare
Oct 22, 2019
When purchasing is involved at the start of the capital equipment process, it can lead to better value outcomes and improved customer experience at the department level. This webinar presents ways to develop internal controls and accountability for the purchase of new and replacement capital equipment and for other forms of capital expenditures in health care organizations.
Oct 22, 2019
Allen Archer, Director of Supply Chain Management, Houston Hospitals, Inc., explains the basics of writing a contract including best practices and key tips.
Oct 22, 2019
Allen Archer, Director of Supply Chain Management, Houston Hospitals, Inc., describes five key terms and conditions that will assist you in writing a contract.
Dec 4, 2018
Having conversations with clinicians can be difficult, Howard Mann, a 30 year supply chain professional, discusses how to prepare for physician conversations regarding vendor consolidations to reduce the number of suppliers for product or product categories.
Aug 30, 2018
Outcomes-based contracting is no easy feat but when conducted properly, it creates a synergistic model that can significantly improve outcomes. Author: Jeffrey Ashkenase, MPA, Executive Vice President, Acurity, Inc. and Nexera, Inc. Download Article
Jun 21, 2018
In this short webcast, Tom Redding, managing director of healthcare services at St. Onge Company, describes a general approach to network supply chain assessment to identify areas for improvement. Project scope and data collection will be discussed, along with an example assessment of a health care system and the potential savings outcomes.  
Mar 6, 2018
Get introduced to risk sharing in health care and learn how providers and suppliers can work together to generate financial, operational and clinical value by watching this AHRMM Webcast featuring Michael Neely.
Dec 1, 2017
Allen Archer, director of supply chain management, Houston Hospitals, Inc., explains the basics of writing a contract including best practices and key tips.
Dec 1, 2017
Allen Archer, director of supply chain management, Houston Hospitals, Inc., describes five key terms and conditions that will assist you in writing a contract.
Feb 28, 2017
The shift to bundled payments in health care continues to push the supply chain to a more central position in the overall operations and capabilities of progressive health systems.