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AHRMM SME podcast featuring Cody Fisher

Power Supply

Release Date: 03/19/2024

The Balancing Act: Mastering Reorder Points and Safety Stock show art The Balancing Act: Mastering Reorder Points and Safety Stock

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Struggling to find the sweet spot between overstocking and running out of critical supplies? Say goodbye to stockouts and hello to a well-oiled supply chain with Brian Bartel, Suzi Collins, and Justin Poulin as they unveil the secrets to mastering reorder points and safety stock. In this episode, Brian breaks down his tried-and-true formulas for calculating optimal inventory levels, while Suzi shares cautionary tales of unit measure mishaps and the importance of understanding how products are pulled. Together, they'll guide you through the ever-changing landscape of lead times and usage...

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The Distribution Shuffle: Balancing Contracts, Costs, and Continuity show art The Distribution Shuffle: Balancing Contracts, Costs, and Continuity

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In the wake of the pandemic, healthcare organizations were forced to venture beyond their trusted primary suppliers and into the unknown territory of secondary distributors – and the ripple effects are still being felt today in many healthcare facilities. This week on Power Supply, we sit down with Jody Eastland, Director of Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Operations at University Health and the newest member of the Power Supply Advisory Group, to identify the challenges and opportunities of navigating today’s supply chain landscape. From the challenges of vetting secondary distributors...

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From the OR to Supply Chain: A Surgeon’s Vision for Clinical Innovation  show art From the OR to Supply Chain: A Surgeon’s Vision for Clinical Innovation

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What if the key to unlocking your supply chain’s full potential has been hiding in plain sight all along, in the most unlikely place – the Operating Room? This week on Power Supply, Dr. Pearce McCarty, orthopedic surgeon and supply chain innovator, joins us to make a compelling case for why engaging surgeons in healthcare supply chain could be the key to unlocking game-changing improvements in cost, quality, and outcomes. He'll share eye-opening stories from his own journey into the supply chain realm and reveal the communication strategies and data-driven tactics that helped him bridge...

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Lean Linen? Folding Cost Savings & Efficiency into Your Hospital’s Laundry Program show art Lean Linen? Folding Cost Savings & Efficiency into Your Hospital’s Laundry Program

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Are rising laundry and linen expenses straining your healthcare facility’s finances? On this week’s Power Supply GPO Spotlight™, we're joined by Trevor Rotondo, Director of Purchased Services Strategic Sourcing at HealthTrust Performance Group, to discuss a cost-effective approach to meeting your facility’s growing linen needs while staying within your budget. Learn how Trevor and the HealthTrust team can help take the guesswork out of managing your facility’s Laundry & Linen expenses while providing inventory management support,...

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AHRMM Power Up Podcast - Episode 13 show art AHRMM Power Up Podcast - Episode 13

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This is the AHRMM Power Up Podcast with Mike Schiller and hosted by Justin Poulin. Every month, we highlight trends, strategies, and solutions from the field to advance the healthcare supply chain industry. In this episode, Mike and Justin share what you need to know from May ’24: New HHS Proposal for Drug Shortages --includes penalties Review of AHA’s position and AHRMM’s released statement Supply Chain Fundamentals Series NEW, 30-minute e-learning course on the FAHRMM 0.5 CEC, FREE members/non-members FAHRMM guidelines have changed -- Aligned more with the current environment ...

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Leeches, Baby Kits, & Bionic Ears: Uncovering the Uncommon Side of Supply Chain show art Leeches, Baby Kits, & Bionic Ears: Uncovering the Uncommon Side of Supply Chain

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When you think of healthcare supplies, bandages and gloves might come to mind – but what about leeches, newborn packs, and bionic ears? This week on the Power Supply Podcast, Randy Subramany, Director of Supply Chain at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, takes us on a wild ride through the lesser-known corners of the medical supply world. Discover the surprising challenges and creative solutions that come with managing these unique and critical items, from cultivating a steady supply of medicinal leeches to designing the perfect take-home kit for new parents. And when it comes to cochlear...

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Procurement Pioneers: Adventures in Indirect Spend Management show art Procurement Pioneers: Adventures in Indirect Spend Management

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Are you struggling to wrangle your organization's indirect spend and purchased services? In this week’s eye-opening episode, we sit down with Rick Gresko, Vice President of Procurement at Jefferson Health, to uncover insider strategies for tackling these procurement challenges head-on. From navigating the blurry lines between indirect spend and purchased services to leveraging data for strategic decision-making, Rick shares his expertise on bringing value to traditionally commodity-based purchases. Tune in to discover how you can build credibility with internal stakeholders, manage...

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AHRMM SME podcast featuring Joe Dudas show art AHRMM SME podcast featuring Joe Dudas

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Don't miss this week's new AHRMM Subject Matter Expert Podcast episode, featuring Joe Dudas, Division Chair at Mayo Clinic. Joe joins host Justin Poulin to dive into the world of Collaborative Planning Forecast Replenishment (CPFR) in healthcare supply chain management. Drawing from his experience in non-healthcare industries, Joe breaks down the core purpose of CPFR and its potential to revolutionize the way we approach out-of-stock prevention and strategic data sharing. He'll explore the foundational tools and strategies needed for successful CPFR implementation, from accurate forecasting to...

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Sustainable Superheroes: Supply Chain's Guide to Going Green show art Sustainable Superheroes: Supply Chain's Guide to Going Green

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What does it take to become a sustainability trailblazer in today’s healthcare supply chain industry? Just ask Kyle Tafuri, Vice President of Sustainability at Hackensack Meridian Health, and the mastermind behind his organization’s most progressive environmental sustainability programs to date. Tune in this week and discover the secret ingredients of curiosity, seizing opportunities, and weaving sustainability into everyday processes – strategies that can empower anyone in supply chain to become a champion for change. From tackling toxic chemicals to conquering the Joint Commission's...

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UDI Chronicles: Unraveling the Mystery of Medical Device Data show art UDI Chronicles: Unraveling the Mystery of Medical Device Data

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What if the secret to unlocking supply chain excellence and ensuring patient safety was hiding in plain sight, embedded in the very barcodes on your medical devices? This week on the Power Supply podcast, Joan Melendez, President at Xcelrate UDI, joins us to uncover the untapped potential of Unique Device Identification (UDI) and its power to transform your value analysis process. From conquering the challenges of inaccurate device reporting to achieving seamless interoperability and negotiating ironclad contracts with manufacturers, Joan shares her wealth of knowledge and insider secrets for...

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Tune in to this eye-opening episode of the AHRMM Subject Matter Expert Podcast, as host Justin Poulin welcomes Cody Fisher, Executive Vice President, Strategic Advisor at Concordance Healthcare Solutions, to explore the game-changing potential of AI in the healthcare supply chain industry. From simple wins to complex triumphs, they'll uncover how AI can deliver actionable insights that drive real results. They’ll also explore the delicate balance between transparency and negotiating leverage in partnerships, and how AI can help us reimagine successful collaborations for a thriving ecosystem. This thought-provoking conversation will leave you inspired to harness the power of AI for a smarter, more resilient healthcare supply chain – join us today!

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