Text of Learn. Lead. Connect. AHRMM Delivers the Tools to Bridge the Gap
Learn. Lead. Connect. AHRMM Delivers the Tools to Bridge the Gap
Agenda AHRMM Overview History of AHRMM Vision Bridging the Gap, Healthcare Reform Membership Structure Benefits to the Individual, to our Facilities Opportunities The Board, Committees AHRMM Initiatives for the Profession Voice Advocacy Voice Collaborative Relationships Q&A
History of AHRMM 1962 Begins as the American Society for Hospital Purchasing Agents (ASHPA 1995 ASHMM Annual Conference becomes so large that it is independent of the AHA convention 2007 - AHRMM adopted a new mission statement, To Advance Healthcare Through Supply Chain Excellence 4000 members, over 40 chapters
Environment Scan Supply chain is continuing to evolve toward being more evidence-based, more data rich, more patient-centric in the way we do business. Three key trends impacting our members and profession today include: Financial pressures Healthcare reform And further integration of clinicians and community health services.
AHRMMs Vision VISION: To advance healthcare supply chain excellence through the provision of education, the sharing and cultivation of knowledge, and continuous advocacy for the profession. KEY STRATEGIES 1. Development of Professionals 2. Advocacy/Voice for the Profession
Preparing for the Future Patients Collaborative Engagement Knowledge Infrastructure
Membership in AHRMM Get the most out of AHRMM Become an Active Member! Become Certified!
Membership Structure Update Any person engaged in healthcare resource and materials management or supply chain activities Consultants, contract materials managers, manufacturers, and distributors Any member may run for a Board of Directors position based on specific criteria Membership is represented by a Board of Directors and served by a full staff
Benefits to the Individual DEVELOPMENT To develop the healthcare supply chain professional in a changing healthcare environment. Education Build, adopt, and continue programs that develop essential and executive level knowledge, skills, and practices. NEW CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS Competency Model Knowledge Develop and continue resources that create learning and knowledge sharing. ROADMAP TO SUSTAINABILITY Engagement Develop leadership skills of members through involvement, committees, and chapters
Benefits to the Individiual CMRP Certification Prestigious Credential for the Healthcare Supply Chain Nationally Recognized Convenient and Affordable Two-hour exam Available online Local H&R Block locations Costs $275 for members $425 for non-members
Benefits to the Individual Certificate Programs FOUR ONLINE CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS *NEW* Designed to teach all aspects of the responsibilities in the following disciplines of the healthcare supply chain: Purchasing Certificate Inventory Control Certificate Negotiations Certificate Logistics Certificate Each certificate program consists of four modules, with an exam after each module. Upon completion you will receive a certificate in that area of healthcare supply chain management.
AHRMM Member Benefits AHRMM Bookstore Healthcare Supply Chain Management: Resource & Logistics Processes *NEW* Healthcare Materials Management Policy & Procedure Manual Disaster Preparedness Manual Materials Management Review Guide Other professional publications and CDs Materials management Supply chain management General management Quality Teamwork
AHRMM Member Benefits AHRMM Annual Conference & Exhibition, August 7-10, 2011 Exceptional interactive educational sessions led by industry leaders Largest exhibition of its kind with the latest products and marketplace solutions Numerous face-to-face networking opportunities with peers, vendors, and Association leaders Scholarships Advance Purchase of Session Recordings to Educate Others in Your Facility
Opportunities - Board of Directors AHRMMs Board of Directors 13 active AHRMM members Open to all members One position representing the Military Accurately and fairly reflects AHRMMs growing membership Makes all policy decisions Creates AHRMMs strategy map and direction Represents member interests at decision-making time Builds relationships with chapters for a more local presence
AHRMM Initiatives Bridge the Gap For the Profession VOICE To advance the healthcare supply chain management profession through advocacy and collaborative relationships. Advocacy Identify and influence those issues/environmental factors that impact the ability of the profession patients, the profession, and public policy to achieve healthcare supply chain excellence. GS1, Pricing Transparency Collaborative Relationships Seek and develop industry relationships that will strengthen AHRMMs mission and vision. Expand existing relationships, including: Academic Institutions,, HIGPA, GHX Collaboration also includes physician relationships, vendor relationships, AHA, & other professional groups
Join AHRMM Web www.ahrmm.org Fax (312) 422-4573 Mail AHA Personal Membership Groups Attn: AHRMM P.O. Box 75315 Chicago, IL 60675-5315