IDN Summit Keynotes 

Thought Leadership Panel: Reimagine, Reinvent, Redesign

Host: Brent Petty, Chief Relationships Officer at Bluegrass Business Media

Nattie Leger Vice President Supply Chain Value & Clinical Performance, Ochsner Health

Meena Medler Vice Vice President, Supply Chain, UPMC

Cairo Wasfy Chief Resource Officer at Ardent Health Services/Supply Chain, Purchased Services, Pharmacy, and Lab Services

From consolidation, staffing shortages and global supply chain issues, the challenges healthcare leaders are facing have never been greater. The pressure to increase the quality of patient care while driving cost is even more important today than it was in 2020. Leaders have the unique opportunity to innovate and build a better future as organizations are finding new and creative solutions to improve their organizations. Join these Healthcare Executives as they share insight into the way their organization is reimaging their Supply Chain and Pharmacy Operations, reinventing processes and improving their patient care.

Learning Objectives:

1. Define how the global chain supply has been disrupted by the global pandemic.

2. Identify how reimbursement changes are impacting healthcare.

3. Investigate how population health is affecting the organization’s role in supply chain management.

4. Evaluate the relationship between the CFO and Supply Chain leadership pre and post-pandemic.

Executive Leadership Keynote: Global Economic Challenges

Executive Leadership Keynote only available to 2022 Fall IDN Summit In-Person Attendees. 

Michael R. Strain, Director of Economic Policy Studies, Arthur F. Burns Scholar in Political Economy at the American Enterprise Institute

Economic policies drive much of the healthcare supply chain. Dr. Michael Strain is a leading researcher and renowned author in the field of economic policy studies. Join Dr. Strain as he kicks-off the Fall IDN Summit General Session and discusses how issues such as global economics, public finance, and social policy will impact the healthcare supply chain over the next two years. His latest book, The American Dream is Not Dead; (But Populism Could Kill It) was published in February of 2020.


Inspirational Keynote: Impact, Inspire, Empower

Inspirational Keynote only available to 2022 Fall IDN Summit In-Person Attendees.

Laura Okmin, Broadcaster, FOX Sports; Founder, GALVANIZE – Bootcamps and Workshops for women in sports; Media Coach

Laura Okmin has covered the biggest names in sports on the biggest stages for over 25 years as a FOX Sports Broadcaster. She is also the founder of GALVANIZE; an organization dedicated to training and mentoring young women entering the sports world. Learn about Laura’s rise to success through hard work, perseverance, and ability to build relationships.

Her inspirational story empowers listeners to make bold choices and reach for their own dreams. Laura will share how she defies industry standards and continues to thrive in a television career after 40 and create a life that gets more wonderful each day.