Webinar | Inventory Management| June 10, 2016

Stop the Emotional Stocking! Revitalize Your Cath Lab

Inventory management, cath lab inventory management, automated inventory management

Do you find products are stocked based on intuition rather than actual utilization based on clinical demand? Stocking by emotion versus need could be causing a significant excess of inventory for your hospital. Emotional stocking can lead to over- or under-stocking as well as waste driven by physician preferences and product variability. Ken Shastany, RN, MSN, strategic solutions consultant with Cardinal Health Inventory Management Solutions, discusses the risks of carrying too much inventory. Shastany shares how a growing number of health systems are making informed purchasing decisions using automated inventory management driven by data analytics which positions hospitals to reduce costs while supporting quality improvement initiatives.


The webinar took place July 14, 2016, but a recorded version is availbe to view.


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Learning Objectives:


• Understand the risks of carrying too much inventory in the CV suite

• Learn how to drive supply chain excellence to accurately manage, track and monitor your high-value procedural inventory, while reducing waste and variability

• Understand why automated inventory management utilizing RFID (radio frequency identification) and predictive analytics can drive improvements while supporting staff satisfaction and patient care initiatives

 


Speaker:


Ken Shastany, RN, MSN,

strategic solutions consultant,

Cardinal Health Inventory Management Solutions


Ken is a seasoned clinical cardiovascular strategic consultant, with more than 10 years of experience. He began his career as a registered nurse in 1982 and spent the majority of his career in cardiovascular-focused roles from procedure nurse to CV services administrator for organizations such as Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Tufts Medical Center and Hallmark Health. Shastany holds a BSN and MSN from Northeastern University.


 


About Cardinal Health:


Our customers are focused on what matters most – improving people’s lives. We are focused on helping our customers do just that. Through every link in the chain of care, hospitals, pharmacies, and clinics rely on us to improve quality, safety and productivity. With up to 37,000 employees and nearly 100 years of experience, Cardinal Health provides medical products and services to many of America’s most prestigious medical institutions. Cardinal Health™ Inventory Management solutions provides hospitals with the most scalable and cost-effective automated inventory management solutions. We believe when clinicians spend time on non-clinical tasks, it is time stolen from patient care. Our solution improves workflow while reducing costs, bringing meaningful improvement to both the provider and patient experience. Our cloud-based solution connects data analytics and smart tools to deliver actionable insights that drive visibility,economic and clinical value for our customers.


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