Wednesday, August 28 l 7:00 AM – 11:45 AM

Grand Sonoran A-D

This invitation-only Senior Executives Forum (SEF) is designed with the most senior level supply chain executives in mind and provides the unique opportunity to discuss the most critical issues facing the healthcare supply chain. All sessions are conducted in a peer-only atmosphere allowing you to share your insights and garner feedback in a fully transparent manner. Each segment of the SEF is designed to foster a collaborative approach to assist each other in meeting your specific challenge.

Senior Executives Forum is from 7:30 AM to 11:45 AM on Wednesday, August 28th. To register or for more information contact Trey Beuttel or call 859.523.5701

7:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Change is constant, but change can create opportunities for organizations to improve. As leading healthcare supply chain executives come together, Brent Johnson and Mike Langlois want to know what the most pressing issues or biggest opportunities are for your organization. They welcome each supply chain executive to share and discuss the challenges facing your organizations and assist one another in finding solutions.

Learning Objectives

1. Identify primary topics of interest from your experience at your organization.

2. Analyze current best practices and evaluate innovative solutions.

3. Evaluate communication strategies to obtain organizational buy-in.

4. Assemble implementation tactics to streamline improvement of your IDN’s supply chain.

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Supply chain leaders have to evaluate their organization in several ways, some of which being composition of total supply chain impact, span of control, supply chain operations investment, and inventory and sourcing alignment along with what cannot currently be benchmarked but should still be measured.

Join Eric O’Daffer as he shares Gartner’s insights on benchmarking and metrics from supply chains around the country and discuss with your peers as they share their own organizations opportunities and challenges in these key areas.

Learning Objectives

1. Identify benchmarking best practices.

2. Question areas where metrics could be improved upon in your organization.

3. Evaluate peer organizations and the strengths and weaknesses of each.

4. Analyze strategies for developing a road map for your organization.

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

An understanding of economics and forecasting is crucial to the operation of a healthcare supply chain. In this session explore how economic principles and data-driven forecasting models are applied to healthcare demand planning, resource management, and supply chain operations. Hear from peers as they discuss their experiences with economics and forecasting within their organizations.

Learning Objectives

1. Evaluate the economic and forecasting goals of your organization.

2. Define what role economics plays in the supply chain.

3. Identify the long-term impact of effectively utilizing forecasting.

4. Analyze the importance of economics and forecasting in the global supply chain.

Senior Executives Forum Guides

Brent Johnson

Vice President, Supply Chain (Ret.)
Intermountain Healthcare

Mike Langlois

Healthcare Supply Chain Resource
Langlois & Associates, LLC

For more information on the 2024 Fall Summit SEF, please contact Trey Beuttel.

Trey Beuttel
Director, Provider Relationships and Education