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Admission Kits - A New Breed?

Admission Kits - Eliminate Them?

AHRMM Annual Convention Costs

Automated Supply or Point-Of-Use Cabinets

Buyer Productivity

Capital Equipment Freeze

Capital Equipment - Laboratory

Confidentiality of Your Prices

Consignment Inventory - Maintenance & Security

Contract Files - Their Organization in Materials Management

Controlling Your Consultants

Converting from one Prime Distributor to Another

Corporate Materials Management

Cost Justifications

Cost Saving Opportunities (Top Ten)

Criteria when Searching for the 'Perfect' Director of M/M

Criteria when Searching for the 'Perfect' Interim Director of M/M

Critical Items in Your STAT Room

Cycle Counting Your Inventory:

- A "How-To" Primer

- In lieu of Annual Physical Inventory

Departments Overbudget on Supply Purchases

Dietary Department Outsourcing - Pitfalls To Avoid

Early Pilgrims' Inventory

EDI Ordering

Electronic Requisition Templates

Eliminating Patient Charge Stickers

Employee Suggestions Program

Financial Incentives

Forms Management Program

Gifts & Gratuities

Greatest 'Threat' to Materials Management Operations

Group Purchasing Organizations (GPO's)

Inventory Costs:

- Carrying Costs Defined

- Inventory Obsolescence

Inventory Turns:

- Alternative Formula Acceptable?

- Basic Formula

- Departmental Turns Targets

- O.R. Turns by Section or Service

Liaison Program

Life on the Road

Loving Materials Management More

Management Controls

Materials Management Communications

Materials Management Department - Overstaffed?

Materials Manager's "Gut"

Medical Staff

Minimizing Storeroom Inventory

Nurse Servers / Friesen Cabinets

Nursing Rounds

PAR Level Maintenance

Payment Terms Defined

Physical Inventory Sources

Predictions for the Coming Year

Prime Vendor / Primary Distributor Considerations

Procurement Cards ("P-Cards")

Product Distribution (Unusual)

Purchasing Contracts

Rebates on Purchases

"Revolutionary" Materials Management Innovations

Sales Rep Controls

Sales Rep Performance Criteria

Santa Claus / North Pole

Santa's Need for Point-of-Use Cabinets

Scrubs Fair as a Fundraiser

Shipping Terms Defined

Slow-Moving / Obsolete Supplies

Spring Cleaning Your Inventory

Special Laundry for the Sleep Lab


Storeroom Operations

Supply Chain Improvements

"Taxing" Materials Management Situations

The "Salesman's Hospital"

Value Analysis / Product Standardization Teams

Value Beyond Price

What Bugs us the MOST

Worst Department in the Hospital - Is It Materials Management?

Y2K Readiness

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