Executive Panel: Pandemic insights on medical equipment management
Clinicians and operations staff delivered heroic efforts when the pandemic hit the United States in early 2020. At the outset of the pandemic, gaps in our nationwide equipment procurement processes were exposed - leaving caregivers on the front lines short of the vital equipment they needed for care. Since then, new challenges have emerged as integrated delivery networks (IDNs) and hospitals struggle to efficiently manage a flood of new equipment and tighter budgets, all while preparing for a COVID-19 spike in the Fall. In this webinar, you will hear stories from the front lines about what equipment management practices worked well and which ones didn't. You'll also walk away with strategies for procuring and managing equipment while staying financially viable in the months and years ahead.
Strategies for optimizing medical device inventories amid COVID-19
As COVID-19 upends how hospitals and health systems think about their medical device inventories, practical financial and operational strategies are becoming imperative. In this webinar, we will discuss how to optimize your inventory to reduce capital and operational expense while ensuring you have the resources to deal with a future health crisis. You'll learn how to identify appropriate inventory levels for specific devices and maintain those levels while accommodating new scenarios such as the transition of care to alternate sites.
Original Live Webinar Date: (10/8/20)
5 critical capabilities needed today for capital planning
As the world struggles to manage and contain COVID-19, U.S. hospitals and health systems are finding that the pandemic has amplified existing financial challenges and forced them to shift priorities. Many organizations are struggling to understand the financial impact of capital plans they put in place months ago. Many are also finding they can better understand the financial ramifications of capital pivots by introducing automation into the capital planning process. We also will explore lessons learned during COVID-19 about 5 critical capabilities needed to manage the capital planning and tracking process.
Original Live Webinar Date: 10/6/20
Achieving working capital efficiency and cash management
Even prior to the pandemic crisis, health system finance and treasury departments were exploring more efficient ways to manage their working capital and improve their financial health overall. With prevailing uncertainty about the economy and the financial outlook for healthcare, hospitals are looking to improve their liquidity, and enacting various short-term financing options while monitoring cash-on-hand. This webinar describes the current financial challenges, describes emerging best practices for Accounts Payable and prescribes solutions to help achieve optimal working capital, even in this uncertain environment. The presentation will also cover financial management trends, payments outlook and effects on liquidity position, including creditor rating, as well as balance sheet management.
Original Live Webinar Date: 9/23/20