Discussion, Learnings at Distributor/GPO Summit
Earlier this month, companies including McKesson, Medline, Walgreens, Premier and Novation gathered in Washington, D.C. Summit attendees learned about the transition plans and discussed issues including forecasting challenges, item codes and the need for supply chain management education. Plans are in the works for ongoing discussion to spread the word to other distributors, GPOs and their broad customer base.
Coming October 1—The transition to safer connectors begins!
Introduction of transition sets in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico
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The Stay Connected initiative is strengthened by supporting organizations including the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation, the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, the Institute for Safe Medication Practices, and The Joint Commission.
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Enteral-Specific FAQ
These questions and answers cover enteral-specific clinical and engineering information about the transition.
Download the Enteral-specific FAQ
Have you met?
Stephanne Hale, RN, MBA, MHA
Senior Clinical Manager, Novation
In addition to her role at Novation developing educational materials to help address individual clinical efforts and national initiatives as well as disease prevention, Stephanne serves on the U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) contributing to the development of a standard to address the risks associated with medical device small bore misconnections.
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Make sure your Supply Chain leads are ready
The transition to the new ENFit connectors will take a coordinated effort that includes your colleagues from purchasing, materials management, logistics, inventory management, demand planning, forecasting, and more.
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Where to Find Us
April 30, 1-2pm EST Raising Awareness: New Enteral Connectors, Webinar
May 2—May 6 Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates Annual Course, Nashville, TN
May 19—May 22 National Teaching Institute and Critical Care Exposition, Denver, CO
May 31—June 2 Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation Conference & Expo, Philadelphia, PA
May 31—June 4 Medication Safety Collaborative, Las Vegas, NV
June 10—June 13 Premier Breakthroughs Conference & Exhibition, San Antonio, TX
June 23—June 22 Oley Foundation Annual Conference, Orlando, FL
The Stay Connected initiative is organized by the Global Enteral Device Supplier Association (GEDSA) in partnership with leading regulators, associations and other supporting organizations.
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