Collaboration Strategies Track: Panel: Providers and Suppliers
Date & Time
Monday, September 9, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Location Name
Grand Canyon 8

Moderator: Joe Walsh, Coach ǀ Educator ǀ Advisor, Supply Chain Sherpas, LLC 

Panelists: Ed Hisscock, SVP, Supply Chain, Trinity Health; Dan Hurry, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Bon Secours Mercy Health; and Jay Kirkpatrick, VP, Supply Chain Operations, LifePoint Health

The days of a siloed relationships between the healthcare supply chain and their suppliers are effectively over. Today’s environment is demanding a much more collaborative relationship between providers and suppliers to solve a growing set of challenges. Learn what three IDNs are doing to collaborate with their suppliers to manage margin, cut waste, fight cyber challenges and improve healthcare delivery for their IDNs. 

Learning Objectives:  

1) Discuss recent initiatives that have improved collaboration between INDs and their suppliers. 

2) Analyze areas that need to be addressed in order to improve collaboration. 

3) Recognize the commitment all sides need to bear to achieve collaboration success to improve the healthcare supply chain and ultimately patient outcomes.  

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