Cost:

Free for HFMA Members
Buy HFMA Membership to Attend

Audience:

Business Partners
Health Plans
Hospitals and Other Providers
Physicians and Other Practitioners

Career level:

properties/careerLevel

Recommended for:

Business Operations
Clinical Operations
Healthcare Supply Chain
Information Technology

Delivery Method:

Self Study

Advance Preparation:

None

Prerequisites:

High level of understanding for a supply chain strategic plan to maximize perforamance and help hospitals manage through COVID-19 and future pandemics.

Course Availability:

1 Year

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On Demand Webinar | Intermediate | Coronavirus

The importance of a supply chain strategic plan in a coronavirus world

On Demand Webinar | Intermediate | Coronavirus

The importance of a supply chain strategic plan in a coronavirus world

Description

The COVID-19 pandemic is ravaging healthcare facilities, which is partly due to a lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) and other critical supplies.  Vulnerabilities in the supply chain have been exposed. As such, hospitals should consider developing a supply chain strategic plan to address those vulnerabilities.

Developing a strategic plan can be a daunting task - what are the key areas of focus and best practices?

Join this webinar to hear executive supply chain leaders from provider and distributor organizations share COVID-19 observations, recommendations, and lessons learned in the areas of sourcing, technology, inventory management and emergency preparedness.
After this program, you'll be able to..
  • Outline a supply chain strategic plan to manage through COVID-19 and future emergencies
  • Discuss best practices in sourcing, technology, inventory management, and emergency preparedness
  • Apply lessons learned from front line supply chain executives regarding COVID-19

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