Accomplishments

Accomplishments

Since its inception in 2005, SMI has impacted the healthcare supply chain in a variety of ways, including:  

  • Over 20 SMI Team initiatives have resulted in a large inventory of SMI Tools and Resources provided free of charge to industry, including:
    • Vendor Access Guidelines (endorsed by AORN)
    • SMI Collaboration Package
    • Transactional Efficiency Package
    • 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
  • Educating, sharing, and promoting SMI Tools and Resources at industry events, including:
    • AHRMM annual conferences
    • AHVAP Annual Conference  
    • Provista Annual Conference 
    • Medline Executive Roundtable 
    • World Congress on Supply Chain 
    • GHX Supply Chain Summit 
    • GS1 Global Conference and GS1 US Connect
    • AHRMM National Webinars
    • UDI Conferences
    • Pennsylvania Statewide Conferences
    • New Jersey Materials Management Society 
    • Yankee Alliance Annual Meeting 
    • OrthoWorld Conference  
    • New England Chapter of AHRMM
    • Texas Gulf Coast AHRMM Chapter 
  • Founding member of the Healthcare Supply Chain Standards Coalition (HSCSC), facilitated HSCSC merger with GS1 Healthcare US
  • Serving as an active member of GS1 Healthcare US Executive Leadership Council since its inception
  • Delivered over 100 SMI2U Webinars to help spread knowledge and leading edge information among SMI members and colleagues
  • Active collaborative relationships established with:
    • AHRMM, GS1, Healthcare Purchasing News (HPN), HIDA, AHVAP, AORN, Gartner, Health Sector Supply Chain Research Consortium at Arizona State University,  ECRI
  • Advocating for healthcare supply chain improvements, including multiple visits to lawmakers in Washington DC to promote awareness of supply chain issues and to support adoption of data standards
  • Engaged multiple industry stakeholders in progressive industry efforts, SMI Tools and Resource development, and other actions for the benefit of the industry including:
    • FDA
    • 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)

 

 

 

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