Accomplishments

Accomplishments

 

  • Thirteen (13) team initiatives have resulted in twenty six (26) “Tools” provided free of charge to industry, including:
    • Vendor Access Guidelines (endorsed by AORN)
    • Measuring Effective Relationships (software)
    • Roadmap to the Perfect Order
    • Contract Synchronization
    • New Product Introduction Management (software)
    • 810 Transaction
    • The Link Between Supply Chain and Revenue
    • Supply and Labor Cost Calculator
    • Vendor Managed Inventory
    • Value Alignment
    • SMI Executive Briefings
  • Multiple industry efforts nationally to promote SMI and the adoption of SMI Tools:
    • AHRMM annual conferences (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)
    • AHVAP Annual Conference  (2007)
    • Provista Annual Conference (2007)
    • Medline Executive Roundtable (2008, Spring & Fall)
    • VHA TV (November 2008)
    • World Congress on Supply Chain (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)
    • GHX Supply Chain Summit (2007 Advisory Board) (2011)
    • GS1 Global Conference (2009)
    • National Healthcare Supply Chain Conference, Canada (2009)
    • AHRMM Webinar – Perfect Order (2008)
    • FDA’s Unique Device Identifier Hearing (2009)
  • Multiple industry efforts regionally to promote SMI and the adoption of SMI Tools:
    • Pennsylvania Statewide Faculty (2008, 2009,2010, 2011)
    • New Jersey Materials Management Society (2009)
    • Yankee Alliance Annual Meeting (2008)
    • Greater Ohio AHRMM Chapter  (2008)
    • New England Chapter of AHRMM (2007)
    • AHRMM Regional Conference, Atlanta (2009)
    • Texas Gulf Coast AHRMM Chapter (2011)
  • Founding member of the Healthcare Supply Chain Standards Coalition (HSCSC), facilitated HSCSC merger with GS1 Healthcare US
  • Member of GS1 US Healthcare Leadership Team (2009-2012)
  • Over 100 SMI webinars conducted in 2008, 2009 & 2010 on:
    •  NPIM Tool adoption for both SMI members and non-members
    • Overview of all SMI Tools and Solutions
    • Measuring Effective Relationships Tool adoption
  • SMI2U Webinars began in late 2011 to help spread knowledge and information among members and member staff
  • Active collaborative relationships established with:
    • AHRMM, CIHL, Healthcare Purchasing News (HPN), HIDA, others
  • Active member of CIHL Oversight Committee
  • Judge for Premier Supply Chain Innovator Award
  • Multiple advocacy visits to Washington DC to promote awareness of supply chain issues and to support adoption of data standards
  • Published / featured in multiple trade journals including:
    • Healthcare Purchasing News
    • Materials Management in Healthcare
    • Journal of Healthcare Contracting
    • Packaging News
    • Dail-e News
  • Engaged multiple industry stakeholders including:
    • FDA
    • AORN
    • Advamed
    • VHA Supply Chain Institute
    • National Coordinator of Health Information Technology
    • Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services  -CMS
    • Greater New York Hospital Association - GNYHA
    • Association of Healthcare Value Analysis Professional (AHVAP)
    • Health Sector Supply Chain Research Consortium – Arizona State University
    • ECRI Institute

 

 

 

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