Supplier Strategies Track: GPO Panel: Post-COVID Realities for Healthcare Suppliers
Date & Time
Saturday, August 22, 2020, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the traditional healthcare supply chain. Notably, the CEO of Mayo Clinic stated hospitals must rethink the “just-in-time” inventory strategy that led to shortages of needed supplies. With proposed solutions ranging from nationalizing the healthcare supply chain, to implementing onshore production initiatives, change is imminent. In this session, a panel of GPO executives will share several changes and trends suppliers can expect to see in 2021 and beyond.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss new opportunities in the healthcare supply chain post-COVID. 
  2. Outline new GPO new initiatives that will impact suppliers.
  3. Explain how suppliers can enhanced their positioning in an evolving healthcare market.