Supplier Strategies Track

Supplier Strategies Track: The Future of IDN's

Monday August 30, 2021 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Speakers: Kim Anders, John Becker, and Jocelyn Bradshaw

As IDN leaders analyze, enhance, and restructure their supply chains, they are preparing to operate in a changing healthcare landscape. What do these changes mean for IDNs and suppliers going forward? Join us as we explore the future of IDNs from the unique perspective of GPO leaders. A panel of GPO leaders will share insights into current and emerging trends, including increased consolidation and acquisitions, the onshoring of supply chains, new data-sharing practices, risk management expectations, and much more. Learn how you can leverage these changes and successfully engage healthcare leaders post-pandemic.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify changes to IDN supply chain operations and how these changes impact suppliers.
  2. Explain IDN executives’ new risk management and data-sharing expectations.
  3. Outline strategies to engage and support IDN leaders post-pandemic.
Kim Anders
Full Name
Title
Group Vice President, Strategic Supplier Engagement
Organization
Premier, Inc.
Speaker Bio
Kimberly Anders, MBA, is Group Vice President of Strategic Supplier Engagement at Premier. In this role, she provides the expertise and thought leadership necessary to create and drive strategic engagement with contracted suppliers to maximize the value of the Premier relationship, capabilities, and reach. Anders serves as the primary liaison for Premier business partners and their executive team, working in concert with Premier’s spend advisors, clinical and technical talents, and supply chain professionals to transform providers’ performance and propel growth opportunities for suppliers. Anders has more than 15 years of leadership experience delivering and sustaining revenue growth in the healthcare and insurance industries from entrepreneurial organizations to Fortune 15 companies.
John Becker
Full Name
Title
Group SVP, Strategic Growth Solutions
Organization
Vizient
Speaker Bio
John Becker leads Vizient’s Strategic Growth Solutions, including Sg2’s Intelligence, Analytics and Advisory Services, and the Vizient Research Institute. His oversight ensures Vizient delivers market-differentiated points of view and provides thought leadership, intellectual rigor and intellectual integrity to its members. His oversight also advances Sg2 thought leadership across cost, quality and market performance strategic pillars. Prior to his current role, John served as general manager for Sg2’s strategy business and led various service, sales and strategic accounts teams over his more than 15-year tenure with the company. In his pre-Sg2/Vizient life, he held multiple sales and management positions with Merck & Co, Inc. John earned his MBA from Loyola University Chicago and was awarded the Graduate Business School’s Outstanding Graduate. He also holds an MS in organic chemistry from Indiana University. As an undergraduate, he majored in psychology and chemistry, earning a BA with departmental honors from Northwestern University.
Jocelyn Bradshaw
Full Name
Title
SVP, Strategic Sourcing
Organization
HealthTrust
Speaker Bio
Jocelyn Bradshaw has more than 25 years of healthcare experience in optimizing supply chains, driving operational growth and in building and leading best-in-class sourcing processes and teams. In her role as the senior vice president of Strategic Sourcing for HealthTrust, Bradshaw is responsible for the operational activities of the GPO and the sourcing of its national products and services portfolio in the areas of nursing, surgery, laboratory, radiology and medical device. She also manages the member-led Supply Chain and Clinical Advisory Boards that drive the organization’s contracting processes as well as HealthTrust’s global sourcing and environmental sustainability initiatives. Bradshaw’s previous experience includes senior-level supply chain, contracting and/or finance positions with MedAssets, Broadlane and Johnson & Johnson Medical.