August 28, 2019

1. 5 tips for health systems facing drug shortages Full story

2. Staff members claim VA hospital ignored medical equipment recall Full story

3. AHRMM elects 4 new board members
 Full story 

4. How can supply chain challenges and solutions faced by Nike, Target, Aramark, and ConAgra Foods lead to improvements in the healthcare supply chain? Learn more in this upcoming webinar.

5. J&J liable for opioid crisis in Oklahoma: 9 things to know Full story

6. UNC Hospitals placed on probation by Joint Commission Full story

7. 5 Must Reads: 

  • The Medicare revenue cycle roadmap: A hospital's guide to navigating billing & claims. Click here to read the white paper. 
  • A new ED protocol for opioid dependence is accelerating recovery and changing lives. Get the white paper
  • How to support value-based goals with revamped lab services — 6 steps for success. Click here to read the white paper.   
  • Digital transformation: How to modernize IT and enable efficient and effective care. Click here to read the white paper. 
  • How The Polyclinic streamlined materials management, reduced costs and maintained optimal inventory levels. Click here to read the success story.     

8. FDA may use blockchain to review product recalls Full story 

9. Purdue Pharma offering $12B to settle opioid lawsuits, NBC says Full story

10. Recession could come in 6 to 9 months, Morgan Stanley says Full story

11. How BJC Healthcare uses advanced analytics to improve supply chain efficiencies and reduce costs. Click here to attend the webinar. 

12.  Medicare wasting millions by paying for hospice drugs twice, inspector general finds Full story

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