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2014 Healthcare Supply Chain Expo Preliminary Program
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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Registration
3:00pm - 6:00pm
ANAE Workshop
3:00pm - 6:00pm
HSCA & HISCI Member Reception
6:00pm - 7:00pm 
                                                  Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Registration
7:00am - 5:30pm
HISCI Member Meeting
8:00am - 8:30am
First Time Attendee Orientation
8:30am - 9:45am
Welcome/Opening Remarks
Curtis Rooney, President, HSCA
Jody Hatcher, President and CEO, Novation, HSCA Chairman
Todd Ebert, President and CEO, Amerinet, HISCI Chairman
10:00am - 10:15am
Opening Keynote General Session: Haley Barbour
Well-versed in the most important political topics of the day, Barbour will share his insights on healthcare in the US today. Weaving in hard-hitting political insights, he knows these issues like no one else and can evaluate them at the state or national level. Engaging and hilarious, Barbour addresses the latest in politics from the perspective of someone who has lived it and done it, with his signature style and Southern charm making
him an instant audience favorite.

Speaker:
Haley Barbour, Former Mississippi Governor and Former
    Chairman of the Republican Governor's Association
10:15am - 11:00am
Break11:00am - 11:15am 

The State of the Industry: Perspectives from GPO & Hospital Executives
Hear from the top GPO and hospital executives in the industry about how they like to do business and why. Panelists will discuss the state of the industry and how healthcare reform legislation has affected their business, members, customers, and the outlook for the future of the industry. An opportunity to ask questions and get answers you need to take the next step is guaranteed.

Moderator:
Gary Gustafson, President, Preferred Marketing Programs


Speakers:
Lee Perlman, President, GNYHA Ventures and Executive Vice President, Administration & CFO, GNYHA Management Corp.
Bill Drake, President, Advanced Care Pharmacy
Rand Ballard, MBA, Office of the Chief Executive, Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, MedAssets
Brian Bravo, Director of Corporate Resources and Materials Management, Broward Health
Jody Hatcher, President and Chief Executive Officer, Novation
Todd Ebert, President and Chief Executive Officer, Amerinet
Mike Browning, Chief Financial Officer, Parkview Health
Brent Johnson, Vice President, Supply Chain and Support Services, Intermountain Healthcare

 

11:15am - 12:15pm
Networking Lunch12:15pm- 1:15pm
Reverse Tradeshow
The Reverse Tradeshow is an opportunity for GPOs to meet with their
supplier partners. The tradeshow's goal is to strengthen the relationships
of all parties and facilitate the sales process.
1:15pm - 3:15pm
General Session: Looking to the Future: Innovation in Supply Chain
Technology

What will technology look like in the future and how will it affect how GPOs and suppliers do business? What impact will telemedicine have in the marketplace?

Speaker:
Harry Glorikian, Healthcare Consultant
3:15pm - 4:15pm
Break
4:15pm - 4:30pm 
General Session: On the Cusp: Optimizing Fee for Service Medicine While Transitioning to Value Based Care/Reimbursement
Take part in an in-depth analysis and discussion regarding the evolving US Healthcare clinical, business, and regulatory environment. The discussion will include the drivers that are changing fee for service medicine to multiple value-based models. Key insights will be presented regarding how supply chain decisions are being transformed by bundled payments, shared savings, episodes of care and "new" direct to provider organization models. The rules are in play for device, pharma and life science companies.

Speaker
Jacque Sokolov, MD, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
    SSB Solutions
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Chairmen's Welcome Reception
Attendance and networking are high at this can't-miss welcome gathering. An annual event hosted by both Chairs of HSCA and HISCI, the reception honors the Board of Directors, industry leaders, and those who have committed time and energy to advancing the missions of both organizations.
5:30pm - 6:30pm
          Thursday, October 16, 2014
Registration
7:50am- 5:30pm
Breakfast7:50am - 9:00am
GPO Showcases
Two GPOs present informational updates regarding offerings, initiatives, and best practices that pertain to suppliers in 30 minute segments. Showcases will be repeated in the second half hour to allow suppliers to attend both Showcases during the one hour session.
7:50am - 9:00am
Modernizing the Supply Chain into the 21st Century
(Half Day Workshop)
This interactive half-day workshop will consist of four sessions, each exploring different issues affecting the future of the healthcare supply chain.
9:00am - 12:30pm
(1) Keynote Presentation
Siobhan O'Bara, Senior Executive Vice President, Industry Engagement, GS1 US, will present a keynote talk about the importance of standards in regulating the supply chain.
9:00am - 9:40am

(2) Implications for Healthcare Panel
Industry experts report on summaries of each of the below issues and focus on individual topics including the Drug Quality Security Act (DQSA), unique device identifiers (UDI), and meaningful use.

Moderator
Curtis Rooney, President, Healthcare Supply Chain Association

Speakers:
Dirk Rodgers, Consultant, Dirk Rodgers Consulting, LLC, RxTrace
Karen Conway, Industry Relations Director, GHX
Jim Scott, President and CEO, Applied Policy

9:40am - 10:25am 
(3) Breakout Roundtable Follow Up
Follow up roundtable discussions, moderated by the "Implications for Healthcare" speakers conduct a discussion of their topic doing Q&A and soliciting feedback from the group. Report outs led by moderators before the audience.
10:35am - 11:25am

(4) Concluding Panel Discussion
Panel of representatives will share reactions to these reports and make comments and mention what they've been working on with respect to the supply chain.

Speakers:
Elizabeth Gallenagh, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs
    and General Counsel, HDMA
Mike Schiller, Director of Supply Chain, AHRMM

11:35am - 12:15pm
Networking Lunch
12:15pm - 1:40pm
GPO Showcases
Three GPOs present informational updates regarding offerings, initiatives, and best practices that pertain to suppliers in 30 minute segments. Showcases will be repeated in the second half hour to allow suppliers to attend two Showcases during the one hour session.
12:30pm - 1:40pm
Reverse Tradeshow
1:40pm - 3:15pm
General Session: Supply Chain Leadership Lessons from the
Bellwether League

During these ever changing times in the marketplace, leadership is paramount for the healthcare supply chain. The panelists, all Bellwether League honorees and/or Bellwether League Board of Directors members, will share their insights on leadership, how leadership can cope with the challenges of healthcare reform, and the leadership expectations these Bellwether have of the supplier community.

Moderator
Patrick Carroll (Bellwether Founding Board Member, Secretary),
    President, Patrick E. Carroll & Associates, Inc.

Speakers
William Donato (Bellwether Class of 2013), Vice President,
    Strategic Account Management DePuy Synthes companies
    of Johnson & Johnson
Raymond Seigfried (Bellwether Class of 2012), Senior Vice
     President, Christiana Care
Mary Starr (Bellwether Board Member and Treasurer), Assistant
    Vice President, AdvantageTrust, HealthTrust Purchasing Group
John Strong (Bellwether Class of 2111, Bellwether Board
    Member), Principal, John Strong LLC

3:15pm - 4:15pm
Break4:15pm - 4:30pm

General Session: GPOs: Increasing Efficiency and Reducing Costs
for Healthcare Providers and Suppliers

Health policy expert Melissa Andel from Applied Policy, Inc. will provide an overview of their recently published report, “GPOs: Helping to Increase Efficiency and Reduce Costs for Healthcare Providers and Suppliers.” In 2013, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) sent a questionnaire to five large GPOs requesting information on a broad range of issues related to their role in the health care supply chain. Using the data provided by those five major GPOs, Applied Policy published a report containing important findings about GPO contracting and business practices. A panel of policy experts and GPO representatives will engage in a discussion about this report and its meaning for the future of this highly competitive industry.

Moderator:
Melissa Andel, Health Policy Manager, Applied Policy, Inc.

Speakers:
Angie Boliver, Legal Counsel, Legal and Public Affairs, Novation
Blair Childs, Senior Vice President, Premier, Inc.
Brian Reardon, Principal, Venn Strategies, Inc. Speakers:

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Evening Reception
5:30pm - 6:30pm
 Friday, October 17, 2014
Registration
8:00am - 10:30am
Breakfast
8:00am - 9:00am
General Session: The State of the Industry: Perspectives from GPO & Supplier Executives
Hear from the top GPO and supplier executives in the industry about how they like to do business and why. Panelists will discuss the state of the industry and how healthcare reform legislation has affected their business, members, customers, and the outlook for the future of the industry.  An opportunity to ask questions and get answers you need to take the next step is guaranteed.

Moderator:
Robert “Bud” Bowen, Former President and CEO, Amerinet

Speakers:
Jamie Condie, President, BD USA
Kelvyn H. Cullimore, President and CEO, Dynatronics
Todd Ebert, President and Chief Executive Officer, Amerinet
Durral Gilbert, President, Supply Chain Services, Premier
Michel Paul, Group Chairman, Johnson & Johnson
Vittorio Puppo, President and CEO, Bracco Diagnostics

9:00am - 10:00am
Break
10:00am - 10:15am

General Session: Promoting Transparency and Ethics in the Supply Chain
Join an executive level discussion on pertinent issues effecting ethical business practices in the healthcare supply chain. Hear from industry experts who are handling these issues on a daily basis.

Moderator
Senator Robert Bennett, Senior Policy Advisor, Arent Fox

Speakers:
Phil English, Former United States House of Representatives 
    Congressman (R-PA), and Coordinator, Healthcare Group 
    Purchasing Industry Initiative (HGPII) 
Terry Chang, MD, JD, Associate General Counsel and Director,
    Legal and Medical Affairs, AdvaMed


10:15am - 11:15am
Closing Remarks
Mike Copps, Executive Director, HISCI
11:15am - 11:30am 
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