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Hospitals and Other Providers
Physicians and Other Practitioners

Career level:


Recommended for:

Healthcare Supply Chain

Delivery Method:

Self Study

Advance Preparation:



Knowledgeable of healthcare processes and operations

Course Availability:

1 Year

How To | Supply Chain Management
A hospital or health system that wants the best possible client service from its supply chain must provide resources — including staff, technology and tools — as well as opportunities to collaborate on decision-making that will position the...
Trend | Supply Chain Management
The main influencers in supply chain management decisions are supply chain leaders and the CFO.
Blog | Supply Chain Management
Applying the principles of high-reliability organizations to the healthcare supply chain is a key step in enhancing overall quality.
Business Profile | Supply Chain Management
Three HealthTrust leaders talk about the cost and quality advantages of creating a value analysis program and offer strategies for getting started.
Business Profile | Supply Chain Management
Andrew Motz, assistant vice president, supply chain consulting at HealthTrust, discusses the value of a data-driven approach when procuring purchased services.
On Demand Webinar | Intermediate | Supply Chain Management

Explore how aggregation groups help healthcare providers drive down cost & improve delivery of care

On Demand Webinar | Intermediate | Supply Chain Management

Explore how aggregation groups help healthcare providers drive down cost & improve delivery of care


Aggregation groups were created to help independent hospitals choose supplies and initiate processes to ensure members commit a high percentage of their purchasing to group contracts. As value-based care takes hold, aggregation groups have evolved to help members also address new challenges, including: clinical alignment, physician preference supply use, care delivery models, and the application of advanced analytics to drive better decisions. During the webinar, we discuss the evolution of health care aggregation groups, the different facets of aggregation group participation, and how aggregation groups add value. We explore the success drivers and challenges in health care aggregation and how partnering with the right aggregation group can help you achieve your organizational goals.
After this program, you'll be able to..
  • Identify the three types of aggregation groups and how they add value
  • Recognize the success drivers and challenges associated with aggregation
  • Determine your organization's readiness to join an aggregation group

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On Demand Webinar | Overview | Revenue Cycle

The road to analytics: Where are providers today? Where are they headed?

The near-crisis our industry is facing right stems in part from analytical stagnancy during a time when analytics are most critical. Doing the "same old, same old" is no longer an acceptable option for market viability in the future. Generating return on analytics has been a constant challenge and unmet need - fueled by both internal resistance as well as technology limitations. HFMA and EPSi collaboratively identified those most pressing issues and jointly fielded a survey of healthcare finance professionals to shed light on analytics-related challenges and opportunities in an effort to uncover where providers are headed.

Original live webinar date: 10/29/2019

On Demand Webinar | Update | Legal and Regulatory Compliance

Understanding what the new proposed rules of the CFPB mean for you

This webinar will provide a high level of the proposed rules from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), will identify areas of specific interest, both positive and negative, and will describe what medical providers should consider in order to maintain compliance as they partner with third parties in the revenue cycle management process that are directly governed by debt collection regulations and the proposed rules. Participants will take away specific opportunities to improve patient experience and increase recoveries through around omni-channel communication options that will be available under the proposed rules.

Original live webinar date: 10/8/2019

On Demand Webinar | Basic | Revenue Cycle

Advancing decision support at Wake Forest Baptist Health

As a nationally-recognized academic medical center in Winston-Salem, N.C., Wake Forest Baptist Health wanted to advance their decision support data to enable their team of financial, clinical, technology, and other specialty staff in both their academic and non-academic medical center.

Leveraging data governance, enhanced pharmaceutical data for costing, and alignment between professional and technical activity, the organization was able to define and standardize their solution across the enterprise, implementing and iterating to educate analysts across the organization.

On Demand Webinar | Basic | Accounting and Financial Reporting

Implementing an effective cost accounting system

When Lafayette General Health looked to implement advanced cost accounting within their organization, they started with the end in mind. To make more informed, strategic decisions throughout the organization, they needed the ability to leverage accurate data through accessible, self-service clinical and financial dashboards, to drive action. Learn how Lafayette General Health began using advanced cost accounting methods to lead quality improvements, reduce costs, and support their revenue cycle functions within their organization.

Original live webinar date: 7/9/2019