Monday, April 15 l 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Osceola Ballroom E

Explore strategies vital to the optimization of your organization’s financial resources and learn from success stories to discover applicable action steps for the future. In this track, join executives and supply chain decision-makers as you uncover ways to control inventory management, fortify your supply chain, and develop habits invaluable to your organization’s success. 

Financial Operations Track is from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Monday, April 15th. For more information contact Trey Beuttel or call 859.523.5701

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join executive supply chain leaders from Ardent Health Services and MD Anderson Cancer Center as they share ideas on reducing inventory cost and improving patient and staff satisfaction using demand planning and inventory management. Discover the impact of factors leading to inaccurate demand signals being sent to the supplier community, as well as challenges surrounding excessive product inventory expiration, increases in overstocks, and product shortages among other operational challenges. 

Learning Objectives
1. Identify the factors behind the amount of inventory carried.

2. Outline applicable ways in which unnecessary costs can be eliminated through process optimization.

3. Analyze psychographic, demographic, and macroeconomic planning models to improve forecasting.

4. Define successful demand planning and inventory management for your IDN.

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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Transparency in the healthcare supply chain is a two-way path of open communication vital to the efficiency of suppliers and hospitals alike. A lack of straightforward communication between these two parties can prohibit accountability, reliability, and ultimately, sustainability. Not only is this concept critical to operating an efficient supply chain, but also to eliminating excess costs for your organization.

Join LeAnn Born as she quizzes two senior supply chain executives on their recent initiatives about bringing more transparency to their supply chain. Learn how being more transparent has benefitted Baylor, Scott & White Health and CoxHealth as they have continued to expand their operations. 

Learning Objectives
1. Evaluate the inventory consignment process’ financial impact on the organization.

2. Identify key strategies and critical successes in transparency collaboration with your supplier partners. 

3. Define suppliers’ unique role in fostering a supply chain’s transparency efforts. 

4. Investigate the impact of transparency on an IDN’s operational success.

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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Healthcare providers and suppliers have started establishing risk and resiliency planning in their supply chain and have implemented several initiatives over the last year. This session shares our findings and provides direction to healthcare provider CSCOs on how to build and implement a resilient supply chain.

It will cover insights gathered from supply chain executives about initiatives that should be prioritized such as disruption event communication, collaboration, data analytics, and mapping monitoring of supply chain partners.

Learning Objectives
1. Analyze recent CSCOs strategies on risk and resiliency planning. 

2. Outline how data analytics has improved monitoring of supply chain partners.

3. Lay out key components establishing risk and resiliency planning.

4. Evaluate supply chain insights regarding disruption, collaboration, and shortages.

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For more information on the 2024 Spring Summit Financial Operations Track, please contact Trey Beuttel.

Trey Beuttel
Director, Provider Relationships and Education