Moderator: Maria Hames, Partner, Healthcare Links
Panelists: Jocelyn Bradshaw, Senior Vice President, Strategic Sourcing, HealthTrust; Ed Hardin, System Vice President, Supply Chain Management, CHRISTUS Health; and Rick Salzer, System Vice President, Supply Chain, Presence Health
The acceleration of change is shifting how providers define value in choosing suppliers. Supplier leaders must understand the key issues to successfully navigate changes in the way hospitals and health systems are doing business today as well as in the future. In this session, learn what providers want from the vendor community and how suppliers can better prepare for the challenges that lie ahead. Panelists will outline expectations and share best practices from strong partnerships to help manage expectations and save everybody time and financial resources.
1. Define the supply chain challenges facing hospitals and health systems.
2. Identify ways providers and suppliers can work better together to develop strong partnerships.
3. Describe the key drivers influencing decision-makers.