Market Overview

Vizient Experts to Present at AHRMM18 Conference and Exhibition


Supply chain experts from Vizient,
. will be presenting on a range of topics that advance supply
chain strategy at the AHRMM18 Conference and Exhibition, August 12-15,
in Chicago. The Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials
Management (AHRMM) is the premier membership group for healthcare supply
chain professionals. Their annual conference offers education and
networking opportunities for providers, academics, affiliates and
vendors working in all facets of health care supply chain.

Supply chain subject experts from Vizient will make the following
presentations at the conference:

Monday, August 13
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Definitive Methodology for Transforming Your Transactional Supply Chain
Into a Strategic Value Driver

Presentation by Ed Bonetti, vice
president, supply chain operations at Vizient. The session will focus on
helping supply chain executives deliver savings to their healthcare
organization by establishing a strategic supply chain function.

3:30-3:30 p.m.
Pavilion: Forward-Thinking Solutions to the Most Pressing Supply Chain
Operational Challenges

Presentation by Steve Downey, senior
vice president of supply chain operations at Vizient. This session will
provide the visual framework to approach current supply chain efficiency
challenges and the solutions they can deploy to take their supply chain
efficiency objectives to the next level.

Tuesday, August 14
9:30-10:30 a.m.
Purchasing Sustainable Products is Someone Else's Job? What You Ought to
Know to be a Part of the Solution

Cristina Indiveri, senior
director, environmentally preferred sourcing at Vizient will be a part
of the panel discussion. The panel members, representing different
aspects and sectors of the health care supply chain, will share how
group purchasing organizations and suppliers are working together to
promote sustainable products, goods and services that are considered
safer than the alternatives.

10:00-10:30 a.m.
ways to Leverage your GPO; How contracting, networks & analytics improve
Cost, Quality & Outcomes

Presentation by Chip Bunata,
associate vice president, product delivery at Vizient. This session will
explain the value and characteristics that should be present in a GPO to
help a health system generate exponential savings, as well as improve
quality and outcomes.

1:00-2:00 p.m.
Your Future in the Healthcare Supply Chain: Opportunities, Challenges
and Expectations

Shivani Goswami, pediatric program manager for
Vizient, will participate in a panel discussion hosted by AHRMM's Next
Generation Task Force for students and young supply chain professionals.
The session will offer critical success factors in assuming leadership
positions within the healthcare supply chain

Vizient will also have a booth at the event where attendees can network
and explore the company's products, technology and ideas that are
advancing health care. Stop by booth 331 during exhibit hall hours on
Monday and Tuesday to learn more.

About Vizient, Inc.

Vizient, Inc., the largest member-driven health care performance
improvement company in the country, provides innovative data-driven
solutions, expertise and collaborative opportunities that lead to
improved patient outcomes and lower costs. Vizient's diverse membership
base includes academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, community
hospitals, integrated health delivery networks and non-acute health care
providers and represents approximately $100 billion in annual purchasing
volume. The Vizient brand identity represents the integration of VHA
Inc., University HealthSystem Consortium and Novation, which combined in
2015, as well as MedAssets' Spend and Clinical Resource Management (SCM)
segment, including Sg2, which was acquired in 2016. In 2018, Vizient
again received a World's Most Ethical Company designation from the
Ethisphere Institute. Vizient's headquarters are in Irving, Texas, with
locations in Chicago and other cities across the United States. Please
as well as our newsroom,
and YouTube
pages for more information about the company.

View Comments and Join the Discussion!