AHRMM Announces National Healthcare Resource & Materials Management Week

CHICAGO -- The Association for Healthcare Reesource & Materials Management (AHRMM) announces that the 2006 National Healthcare Resource & Materials Management (MM) Week is scheduled for October 1-7, 2006.

This years event theme, Resource & Materials Management: Professionals Providing Solutions, recognizes the integral role materials management professionals play in delivering high-quality patient care throughout the healthcare field. During the week, organizations are encouraged to participate by acknowledging materials management professionals through special events and staff-wide recognition.

The healthcare supply chain continues grow, and our profession provides a crucial function in making sure our nations hospitals operate efficiently 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, said Robert Perry, president of AHRMM. Materials Management Week celebrates the hard work and the significant contributions each professional makes to health care every day.

Gift catalogues and other recognition ideas have been distributed to more than 3,900 AHRMM members. For more information, contact AHRMM at (312) 422-3840 or visit www.ahrmm.org.

Source: Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management