LogiMed US 2018

March 06-March 08, 2018

Westin Buckhead Atlanta, GA


Day 3: Manufacturer & Provider Only Focus Day Building the Supply Chain of the Future and Collaborating to Support Customers and Patients

7:45 AM - 8:45 AM Breakfast

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM Welcome Remarks

Marissa Alvord, Executive Director, LogiMed USA


Marissa Alvord

Executive Director
LogiMed USA


Dave Malenfant

Director, Center for Supply Chain Innovation
Texas Christian University
How well do you know what keeps providers up at night? How has that changed in the last year? As the healthcare landscape shifts to value-based care, patient outcomes are of the utmost importance. New partnerships are forming that are truly collaborative in nature, between manufacturers, supply chain and physicians. What are providers looking for in the future from manufacturers? How can health systems collectively move beyond transaction based approaches into true collaborations with suppliers? How can suppliers provide a coordinated response and solution? How do the needs of hospitals, doctors offices, labs and academic organizations differ? Find out how to be a partner in patient care while meeting your corporate objectives
Hear from providers representing a range of organizations on topics such as:
•The scrutiny of finance and the challenges posed by recalls
•How to integrate with clinicians, data is the secret sauce!
•The opportunities and challenges of digitization
•Low cost products and service lines


Ed Hisscock

Vice President, Strategic Sourcing & Transformation Officer, Non-Labor Spend
Trinity Health

David McCombs

Vice President, ERP/Supply Chain Operations
Bon Secours Health System

Michael Rivard

Interim President & CEO
ROi (Resource Optimization & Innovation)

9:55 AM - 10:10 AM Panel Revolution | How Are You Preparing to Meet the Shifting Needs of Providers?

10:10 AM - 10:30 AM Case Study | Adopting Retail Best Practices To Thrive in a New Healthcare Environment

William Mosser, Vice President, Materials Management, FMOL- Health System
Over a period of time in retail, the biggest retailers moved from regional distribution models to fully automated processes driven by transparency and interoperability. This is where healthcare is going. After setting up a self distribution model, Bill Mosser, Vice President, Materials Management, FMOL- Health System is now focused on collecting information at the point of care for the EHR and moving away from simply refilling shelves. Find out how providers are beginning to use data required by regulations for business purposes, which will better support manufacturers with planning and device inventory management. Hear lessons learned and next steps, including:
•Capturing manufacturing data as the source of truth for the EHR
•How data is being fed back to the manufacturer
•The role of data standards to support interoperability


William Mosser

Vice President, Materials Management
FMOL- Health System

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM Case Study | Clinical Value Analysis to Support Patient Outcomes

Miguel F. Machado, Director of Supply Chain Management, Baylor College of Medicine
With the shift to value-based care, hospitals are looking more critically at the value of products. Baylor College of Medicine recently set up a clinical value analysis team to focus on cost, outcomes and standardization. As organizations try to become more standardized, there are opportunities to reduce acquisition costs. Miguel Machado, Director of Supply Chain Management at Baylor College of Medicine will shed light on this new group to better understand how cross functional decisions are being made around products in the hospital.
Find out:
•How clinical outcomes are being assessed against other products on the market
•The new process for physicians looking to onboard new products
•How finance, doctors, physicians, nurses and the supply chain are driving collaboration


Miguel F. Machado

Director of Supply Chain Management
Baylor College of Medicine

10:50 AM - 11:20 AM Morning Refreshment Break

11:20 AM - 12:20 PM Town Hall Meeting| Manufacturers and Providers Unite to Advance the Supply Chain and Better Support Patients

Providers are hungry to better partner with manufacturers, and manufacturers in turn want to better support their customers and patients, so what’s getting in the way? In this LogiMed first, we’re hosting a town hall meeting between providers and manufacturers to open a dialogue to better support supply chain optimization and patient care.
Topics to cover potentially include:
•Opportunities ripe for collaboration
•Common roadblocks and solutions to overcome
•Industry standards needed and how to get them started

12:20 PM - 1:20 PM Lunch

1:20 PM - 1:20 PM Conclusion of LogiMed USA – See you next year!