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Jul 24, 2020
In September 2019, FDA announced its Technology Modernization Action Plan (TMAP).  The TMAP describes important near-term actions that FDA is taking to modernize use of technology—computer hardware, software, data and analytics—to advance FDA’s public health mission. The TMAP will provide a foundation for developing a more fluid, agile, and efficient FDA that is scaled to respond to novel technologies and a rapidly increasing workload.
Jul 24, 2020
CHICAGO, July 23, 2020 — In partnership with the Association for Health Care Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM) of the American Hospital Association, Institute for Supply Management (ISM) is launching its first vertical ISM® Report On Business® in a critical services sector: hospitals. The Hospital PMI™ is the first report of its kind, delving into areas that specifically cover hospital supply chains. The inaugural report will be released Friday, August 7, at 10 am EST featuring July 2020 data.
Jul 24, 2020
In partnership with AHRMM, Institute for Supply Management (ISM) is launching its first vertical ISM® Report On Business® in a critical services sector: hospitals. The Hospital PMI™ is the first report of its kind, delving into areas that specifically cover hospital supply chains. The inaugural report will be released Friday, August 7, at 10 am EST featuring July 2020 data.
Jul 14, 2020
Provider panelists discuss their post-pandemic approach to their business continuity programs, working with non-traditional buyers, diversifying their suppliers and the increased focus on supply chain analytics.
Jul 8, 2020
The AHRMM COVID-19 Recovery Guide for the supply chain professional is designed to assist supply chain leaders as their organizations expand services during the ongoing response to COVID-19. An After-Action Review template has also been created and is available for download for the supply chain department to objectively assess its performance during the COVID-19 crisis prior to updating its operational procedures.
Jul 1, 2020
Michael Brown, Director of Supply Chain Management and Eric Swaim, Manager of Strategic Sourcing and Vendor Management at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston share their unique approach to sourcing PPE supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic and how they plan to continue sourcing in the future.
Jun 15, 2020
Listen as distributor and manufacturer panelists discuss their changing strategies relating to COVID-19 lessons, domestic verses international production and ways providers, distributors and manufacturers need to work together moving forward.
Jun 3, 2020
Learn how UCHealth was able to rapidly change and improve their inventory methods throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and how you can apply these lessons learned in your organization to better manage your inventory.
May 28, 2020
Discover how a Medical Logistics Crisis Action Team could help your institution quickly organize efforts and resources in addition to your Incident Command System.
May 19, 2020
The AHRMM Learning Community continued its discussion of the health care supply chain’s response to COVID-19 on Friday, May 15. This webcast focuses its discussion on the re-emergence of a more typical health care structure. This panel of health care supply chain leaders shared their thoughts and strategies as they prepare supply chain for increased ER visits and elective surgeries. A robust question and answer session followed the discussion. 
May 18, 2020
In this podcast, Brian Bartel, Director of Supply Chain and Support Services, and Crystal Lacey, Trauma Coordinator and Emergency Preparedness RN, at Willamette Valley Medical Center in Oregon share their preparation strategy and a few of the processes established to help combat COVID-19.
May 8, 2020
Explore what you need to do to be ready for the ramp up of elective procedures as well as prepare for the next demand spike of COVID-19.
May 7, 2020
Providence St. Joseph team and Medline discuss their collaboration. Session takeaways include leading practices, lessons learned and how your organization can create successful partnerships to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 4, 2020
Mike Schiller, Senior Director of Supply Chain at AHRMM and Brent Petty, Executive Industry Consultant at Lexmark Healthcare discuss effective supplier reconnection as providers slowly emerge from the pandemic into a staggered implementation of elective procedures within the “new normal.”
Apr 27, 2020
The AHRMM Learning Community held its third discussion on April 24 to discuss the health care supply chain's latest response to COVID-19. The panel of health care supply chain executives shared their approach to some of the biggest COVID-19 hurdles currently facing the health care supply chain and answered questions from the audience.
Apr 27, 2020
Forecast COVID-19 PPE and related supply needs through the University of Florida Health’s modified calculator.
Apr 27, 2020
The Hospital Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Planning Tool is designed to help hospitals determine approximate PPE needs based on special pathogen category and a number of facility specific variables.
Apr 27, 2020
This April 22, 2020 Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) webinar shares lessons learned from the front lines and how hospitals and health care systems can take steps now to help ensure the right products are available to support the needs of frontline health care workers and the evolving needs of patients.