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Oct 7, 2021
The UDI-DI Change Communication Process Work Group, a part of AHRMM's Learning UDI Community (LUC), recently released a report analyzing current communication processes and their implications on all stakeholders related to changes to the UDI-DI. Gain a clear understanding of how these changes are documented in affected software systems, identify gaps between current and desired states, and develop recommended practices to improve the process for all stakeholders.
Oct 7, 2021
The UDI Impacts on Recall Management Work Group, a part of AHRMM's Learning UDI Community (LUC), has released their recommended practices reports that analyzes the barriers and highlights the benefits to patient safety and key stakeholder groups when utilizing the UDI throughout the recall process. Work group members identified recommended practices for each of these groups underscoring mutual areas for improvement in the safety and efficacy of the recall process. In addition to the two Impact Reports, there is also a comprehensive Regulatory Resource Guide and a Supporting Information document with detailed reports, resource links, surveys and summary presentations that the work group members created, as well as a Recall Time & Cost Collection Tool.
Sep 28, 2021
Consider how direct sourcing can enable access to PPE and the leading practices of building supply chain diversity and resiliency for the future in this Banner Health case study.
Aug 31, 2021
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?”
Aug 30, 2021
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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 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.
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 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.