Lunch N Learns

2018 Fall IDN Summit Lunch N Learns are listed below.
Lunch N Learns are in-depth educational forums offering opportunity for discussion of current issues impacting the healthcare supply chain. These invitation-only sessions allow host companies the chance for honest and open dialogue with healthcare executives about strategies, problem solving and informed decision making in the changing atmosphere of the healthcare supply chain.
For more information on Spring 2019 Lunch N Learns, contact Trey BeuttelRobert Chafin, or Josh Morita at 859.523.5701.
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Leadership Dynamics in Healthcare Supply Chain
Change is a constant in our industry. From processes, technologies, to leadership. Join us for an engaging conversation with emerging, retiring, and change leaders. Hear from them what it takes to become an industry leader, or what the new leaders need to know for tomorrow. 
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Reducing Length of Stay, Readmissions and Cost of Care with Quality Improvement: Real World Evidence from One Health System

Up to 50% of patients are malnourished upon admission to the acute care setting which has an impact on clinical and financial performance measures including length of stay, cost of care, mortality rates, and readmission rates. Advocate HealthCare conducted a Nutrition-Focused Quality Improvement Project resulting in a 26% reduction in length of stay, 29% reduction in 30-day unplanned readmissions and a $4.9 million 6-month cost savings. 

Please join leaders from Advocate HealthCare as they discuss their journey for better patient outcomes.

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Free Your Teams to Focus on Strategic Activities

Supply chain teams are continually asked to do more with less. Learn how you can use technology and process improvement to drive greater levels of contract compliance and order automation, allowing you and your team more time to focus on strategic initiatives.  We will also discuss ways to better manage your existing resources - full time employees (FTEs) and technology applications – to gain greater value and improve the procurement of goods in support of exceptional patient care. 

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Optimizing Your Value Analysis Team

We’ve all heard about the role that value analysis teams play in driving to “the best product at the best price” but what does that truly mean? Learn best practices for setting up your value analysis council, aligning clinicians and physicians to participate, setting a culture of continuous communication and using data to drive evidence based contracting decisions.

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Time Change: Tuesday 12:00 PM

How Can 503B Support the Challenges with USP 797 Revisions?

Proposed revisions to USP 797 will soon be released. Join us for an informative session that can prepare you and your organization for the changes ahead!

The session will deliver on the following learning objectives:

Familiarize and garner an understanding of the FDA GMP requirements that 503B outsourcing facilities are required to follow.

Differentiate between 503B GMP requirements and USP 797 requirements for compounding.

Address ways that 503B Outsourcing add value in the supply chain:

  • Providing shortage products (APl➔sterile)
  • Providing good BUD of otherwise short-dated products
  • Ready-to-use dosage forms for products that come in a vial (i.e., syringes, IV bags)
  • Labeling that incorporates ASTM coloring, and other ISMP safety measures
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How to Leverage Your GPO to Improve Your CQO

IDNs are reevaluating the function of their supply chain from a pricing utility, to a new, emerging perspective. This new approach considers how a GPO can partner with you to enable clinically-driven strategies that address cost, quality and outcomes. 
After this Lunch N Learn, you will be able to:
  • Identify what characteristics should be present in a GPO to help accelerate your health system’s total performance improvement
  • Explain how the combined value of contracting, analytics and consulting can generate exponential savings, as well as improve quality and outcomes
For more information on Spring 2019 Lunch N Learns, contact Trey BeuttelRobert Chafin, or Josh Morita at 859.523.5701.