Full Name
Kate Polczynski
Vice President, Enterprise Supply Chain Services
Geisinger Health
Speaker Bio
Kate Polczynski is the Vice President, Enterprise Supply Chain Services at Geisinger Health in Danville, PA. The Geisinger Supply Chain team is responsible for platform based and system services in areas inclusive of Logistics, Strategic Sourcing and Clinical Use Evaluation, Procurement, and System Integrity. Kate had previously held various positions within Supply Chain Services, as well as the Division of Quality and Safety, at Geisinger Health and has over 13 years of healthcare experience.
Kate has her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown and her Master of Business Administration from Shippensburg University. Kate also has a Certificate of Achievement in Lean Six Sigma Black Belt from Villanova University and she is a Certified Materials and Resource Professional as administered by the American Hospital Association. Additionally, Kate has served as an Adjunct Professor at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Zeigler College of Business.
During her career, Kate has received numerous awards including the 2016 Bellwether League Inc., Hall of Fame for Healthcare Supply Chain Leadership. Kate has a passion for exploring innovative healthcare strategies with an emphasis on how data can improve patient outcomes thru both clinical and financial performance optimization.
Kate Polczynski