Monday, April 15 l 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Grand Salon

The Supplier Strategies track is designed to deliver the most valuable and relevant information regarding challenges facing provider/supplier relationships. Learn from industry experts as they break down strategies to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and foster collaboration throughout your organization.

Supplier Strategies Track is from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM on Monday, April 15th. For more information contact Trey Beuttel or call 859.523.5701

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

From emerging technology to margin management to global economic factors and more, evolving market dynamics are impacting the healthcare industry and requiring life science companies and health systems to work together differently.


In this session, supply chain leaders from Vizient will share expert analysis on trends, disruptors, and opportunities in our healthcare industry – as well as the organizational shifts that will help meet these market changes.  You’ll learn how we combine data, insights, and innovation with our unique partnership model to help suppliers and providers move beyond transactions into the strategic relationships that are key to long-term performance improvement. Finally, we’ll describe a few success stories about how collaboration and commitment led to new pathways to value for our supplier customers.

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9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

What happens when a traditional GPO model transforms into a tech-enabled one? From purchased services to clinical trials, Premier can help suppliers strengthen their supply chain and accelerate go to market strategies. Join us to learn how an integrated GPO redefines your relationships.

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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Healthcare providers are seeking solutions to improve the healthcare ecosystem, but with limited resources, finite budgets and the speed at which change is necessary, providers need support from trusted partners now more than ever. The discussion will focus on how suppliers and HealthTrust can work together to maximize and unlock value.

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For more information on the 2024 Spring Summit Supplier Strategies Track, please contact Trey Beuttel.

Trey Beuttel
Director, Provider Relationships and Education