Pharmacy Supplier Strategies Track: Panel: Pharmacy Supply Chain Insights from GPOs
Date & Time
Monday, September 9, 2019, 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Location Name
Grand Saguaro East

Moderator: Hector Boirie, Principal, Boirie Consulting 

Panelists: Josh Curtis, AVP, Pharmacy Sourcing, HealthTrust; Wayne Russell, VP, Pharmacy Contracting, Premier, Inc.; and Mittal Sutaria, VP, Pharmacy Sourcing,Vizient, Inc.

GPOs guide thousands of pharmacy supply products through the IDN pharmacy supply chain which include contracting, analytics, forecasting among other roles for their IDN partners. This role is key in working to reduce the approximate 20% cost pharmacy operations account for in a typical hospital. Learn from these GPO pharmacy supply chain leaders who they are working to drive a more efficient pharmacy supply chain for their IDN partners.

Learning Objectives:

1. Formulate strategies to drive additional market share.

2. Analyze factors that are impacting drug shortages.

3. Outline the ways GPOs are navigating potential disruption events impacting the IDN pharmacy supply chain.


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