Supplier Strategies Track: Supply Chain Executives Panel: New Opportunities from 2020
Date & Time
Saturday, August 22, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

2020 has provided new opportunities for healthcare suppliers, including community health partnerships with businesses, supplier diversity programs, and local sourcing agreements. As IDNs continue to diversify their supply chains and purchase more “Made in America” products, new supplier companies will enter the healthcare market. In this session, a panel of IDN supply chain executives will share how suppliers can participate in these new initiatives. They will also discuss opportunities in the pipeline and ways to differentiate from your competitors.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Outline the key features of supplier diversity initiatives.
  2. Describe IDNs’ goals and expectations regarding local sourcing agreements.
  3. Explain how suppliers can work with IDNs’ on their community health partnerships.