Moderator: Frank Cirillo, VP, Strategic Initiatives and Supplier Diversity, Acurity, Inc.
Presenters: Bruce Mairose, Vice Chair, Operations, Supply Chain Management, Mayo Clinic and Donna Van Vlerah, SVP Supply & Support Services, Parkview Health
The healthcare supply chain is far more complex than just the purchasing and transferring of products and services. Having the ability to manage multiple resources that are integrated throughout the IDN demands that your supply chain organization change, adapt and innovate to keep up with the new challenges of healthcare delivery. Supply chains are increasingly complex, and any vulnerability put patients and IDNs at risk. Learn some of the new initiatives supply chain organization are involved in and how these initiatives are making an impact in their IDN in organization growth, enhanced transparency, patient care and supply chain security. Initiatives such as how Parkview Health has implemented a total ‘Logistics Management’
system. Parkview recognizes that logistics is the integration and implementation of complex operating systems and deployment of resources in order to fulfill the end customers’ requirements in the most efficient and effective manner.
1) Evaluate recent strategic initiatives that are driving the expansion of responsibilities of the healthcare supply chain.
2) Prepare for any pitfalls that may await you as you take advantage of opportunities to expand your supply chain.
3) Outline plans to communicate effectively to C-suite and others impacted in your organization on the expanding role of your supply chain.