Financial Operations Track: Creating True Partnerships to Drive Supply Chain Optimization
Date & Time
Monday, August 28, 2023, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location Name
Grand Canyon 7
Financial Operations Track

Building true partnerships with GPOs and supplier/manufacturer organizations requires a mindset shift from a purely transactional approach to one focused on mutual success and shared goals. By nurturing these alliances, healthcare executives can optimize procurement processes, enhance patient care, and achieve sustainable long-term success in the dynamic healthcare environment. This engaging discussion will explore best practices for identifying and creating such partnerships, delving into real-world examples and emphasizing the importance of fostering relationships that go beyond mere contractual agreements.


Learning Objectives:

1. Explore the significance of GPOs and suppliers in the healthcare supply chain, their core functions, and the benefits they bring to organizations.

2. Discover strategies for identifying GPOs and suppliers that align with your organization's goals, values, and priorities and learn how to assess their track record, reputation, and commitment to quality.

3. Investigate the power of collaborative decision-making processes that involve GPOs, suppliers, and key stakeholders within your organization and learn how to leverage their expertise to make informed decisions that drive cost savings and improve patient care.

4. Examine how to establish key performance indicators (KPIs) to evaluate the success of your partnerships, emphasizing the importance of ongoing evaluation, feedback, and continuous improvement to drive mutual success.

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