National Health Care Supply Chain Week It's National Health Care Supply Chain Week (October 6-12, 2019)! Join AHRMM as we recognize hard-working health care supply chain professionals. This year’s theme, Advancing Health Care through Clinical Integration, aims to increase strategic collaboration opportunities between clinical staff and suppliers in health care organizations. The Importance of a Clinically Integrated Supply Chain A clinically integrated supply chain utilizes data in an expansive way. In addition to using it to make product decisions, [...]
We would like to congratulate Denise Nichols of Riverside Healthcare as the winner of the CMRP scholarship! She was picked from a random drawing from all the provider attendees at our Spring Event. We thank you for your support for our local chapter and we look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming events in 2019!
Winter has come to the Chicagoland area and so has our last newsletter of the year. Check it out to get the latest information about our upcoming events, an AHRMM18 conference recap, a featured article from Jeffery Ashkenase of Acurity and Nexera, industry resources and more... We thank you for your support in the past year and we look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming events in 2019! Download Newsletter
In loving memory, Michael D. Sporn. All of us at the Chicago Chapter of AHRMM are mourning the loss of a great friend, Michael. Michael was currently the Director of Supply Chain at Methodist Hospitals. His professional history included facilities such as Presence Health and West Suburban Medical Center. Michael D. Sporn age 59 of Des Plaines passed away November 23, 2018. Beloved husband of Cynthia 'Cindy' (nee Pelinski) for 30 years. Loving father of Joseph (fiancee Danielle Hepko) and Patrick [...]
Topic: Consulting Firms and the C-suite; 3 things every Supply Chain Leader needs to know to get invited to the table! John Pritchard will host special guest Tim Chapman and discuss why the C-suite is calling in the big consulting firms for help with the supply chain as well as the three things every supply chain leader needs to know to get invited to the table. Tim previously spent 22 years at McKinsey & Company as well as served [...]
AHRMM is committed to engaging and supporting the next generation of healthcare supply chain leaders as early as possible to stem the tide of retirement and attrition and create a competent and sustainable workforce. Cultivating the new generation requires laying the groundwork to prepare the association and develop adequate programs and services that will help those newer to supply chain succeed at their profession. To facilitate development of the most thorough and inclusive program possible, we want to [...]