Gartner Healthcare Exchange 2013 - Differentiate and Elevate Your Supply Chain ***Supply Chain Executives Only***

  • 21  November  2013
    7:00 AM – 4:45 PM
  • Location:
  • Hyatt Regency Boston
  • One Avenue de Lafayette
  • Boston, MA 02111
  • Phone: (617) 912-1234

About this Event

Over the past decade, supply chain has steadily advanced in importance and is now integral to healthcare and life science organizations strategies. At this years Healthcare Exchange, we will explore the next stage of differentiating and elevating supply chains impact on an organization at the highest levels. Doing so requires overcoming barriers to progress, enabling an organizations mission and delivering profitable revenue growth.

Gartners 8th Annual Healthcare Exchange provides a forum to share findings from our research and the experiences of leading healthcare providers, manufacturers and distributors. Special focus on innovative trends in supply chain from other industries applied to healthcare will be front and center at this essential industry event.

We will also unveil our Top 25 Healthcare Supply Chain ranking for 2013 at the end of a productive day of industry education and collaboration. Our Healthcare Exchange this year will continue with 2 tracks to choose from and interactive sessions to foster collaboration and understanding across the value chain.

Please come join us at this exclusive, complimentary event.*

We hope you will also join us on Wednesday, November 20th for a Welcome Reception from 6:00pm 8:00pm at the Hyatt Regency Boston, 3rd Floor in the Chatham Meeting Room.

*Supply Chain Executives Only

Price: US $Complimentary


7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Registration, Networking and Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
Welcome Remarks
Eric O'Daffer

8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Guest Keynote: Leading With a Supply-Chain-Driven Customer Experience at Johnson & Johnson

- Fred Wagner, VP, Global Supply Chain Customer Connectivity, Johnson & Johnson

This keynote presentation from Fred Wagner, J&Js Global VP Supply Chain Customer Connectivity, shares the steps in the journey to improve the customer experience at a global healthcare leader.

This candid conversation addresses the challenges that J&J faces head on and demonstrates how supply chain can lead an organization in a customer focused end to end view of how to build capabilities that improve service, cost and agility.

9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Gartner Talks: Big Data, Manufacturing 2.0 and Outcome-Driven Supply Chain

- Simon Jacobson, Research VP, Gartner - Noha Tohamy, Research VP, Gartner - Eric ODaffer, Research Director, Gartner

In these compact, hard-hitting 20-minute "Talks," Gartner analysts share new ideas to foster discussion, introduce fresh perspectives and share developments from within and outside the healthcare industry.

This year's "Talks" will include:

  • Manufacturing 2.0: What It Means to the Healthcare Value Chain, Simon Jacobson, Research VP, Gartner
  • Are Supply Chains Ready for Big Data?, , Noha Tohamy, Research VP, Gartner
  • "Healthcare Supply Chain and the Holy Grail of Patient Outcomes," Eric O'Daffer, Research Director, Gartner

  • 10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
    Break and Networking

    10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    Differentiating Your Supply Chain in Challenging Times - Healthcare Provider Track Session #1

    - Jim Francis, Chair, Supply Chain Management, Mayo Clinic

    The Mayo Clinics Jim Francis will outline how healthcare organizations can differentiate and elevate supply chain performance during this time of increased challenges in the industry. Strategy, communication and best practices will be discussed through the lens of the Mayo Clinic's supply chain experiences in value creation, increased competition and M&A planning and successful execution.

    10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    Taking A Fresh Look At Biopharmaceutical Supply Chain - Life Sciences Manufacturers Track Session #1

    - Mike Douma, VP, Supply Chain, Abbvie

    M&A and divestitures shift supply network structures and capabilities, bringing risk to operations and patients, but also opportunities to rethink and redesign entrenched paradigms. AbbVie has successfully integrated acquired supply chain organizations, and executed well on its recent separation from Abbott Labs. We'll look at AbbVies approach to preparing for and managing the impacts of strategic transactions, and the lessons learned as AbbVie innovates its next-generation healthcare supply chain capabilities.

    11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
    Break and Networking

    11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
    Enhancing Supply Chain Capabilities to Expand Continuity of Care at Intermountain - Healthcare Provider Track Session #2

    - Kreg Koford, Director of Supply Chain Solutions, Intermountain Healthcare - Don Bradshaw, Regional Supply Chain Director, Intermountain Healthcare

    Explore how Intermountains supply chain team is leveraging existing capabilities and developing new initiatives to help lower the cost of healthcare. Through partnerships with care teams across Intermountain, supply chain is leading the way to connect care in the end-to-end supply chain that serves its patients with an ultimate goal of lowering the cost of care. Short-term delivery of their commitment to Select Health to keep costs at CPI+1% helps create the burning platform for investment.

    11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
    Building a Demand-Driven Healthcare Supply Chain - Life Sciences Manufacturers Track Session #2

    - John Lebowitz, VP, Global Supply Chain Operations, Stryker

    Medical device manufacturers are increasingly required to demonstrate improved patient outcomes along with customary capabilities for reliable supply. This session will describe Strykers multi-faceted approach to building demand-driven capabilities that reach across the healthcare value chain.

    12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
    Gartner Healthcare Exchange Networking Lunch

    1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
    Redefining End-to-End Supply Chain in a Changing Revenue Environment - Healthcare Provider Track Session #3

    - Deborah Petretich Templeton, Chief, Care Support Services, Geisinger Health System

    We'll explore the final frontier of connecting supply chain capabilities to the delivery of care through Geisinger's experiences as both a provider and payer. How supply chain integrates in the care model to reduce cost and improve quality is front and center. Geisinger's perspective on evolving payment models and what it means to traditional supply chain's view of cost will be instructive for provider and manufacturer alike.

    1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
    Elevating Supply Chain To Accelerate Global Growth - Life Sciences Manufacturers Track Session #3

    - Rayne Waller, VP Supply Chain, Amgen

    Several years ago Amgen began a journey to redefine supply chain in the organization, with a vision to elevate the role to support changing market dynamics and the strategic goals of the organization.

    In this presentation, Rayne Waller, VP of Global Supply Chain will present Amgens transformation journey, including their approach to creating a new global supply chain vision and roadmap, challenges encountered and results of the strategic redesign.

    2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Break and Networking

    3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
    Exchange at the Exchange: Whats Working in Healthcare Supply Chains Today

    Moderators: - Todd Applebaum, Research VP, Gartner - Andrew Stevens, Research Director, Gartner - Eric O'Daffer, Research Director, Gartner

    You asked for more peer exchange at the Exchange, and we heard you! Segmented into "tiger teams," we'll challenge you to share with one another whats actually working when it comes to two big issues facing healthcare supply chains today. Gartner analysts will introduce the issue, and then each table in the room will be let loose to discuss initiatives and activities that are working today to overcome those challenges.

    3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Break and Networking

    4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
    The Gartner Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25

    - Eric O'Daffer, Research Director, Gartner - Todd Applebaum, Research VP, Gartner - Andrew Stevens, Research Director, Gartner

    We unveil the results of our 5th annual Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25 research, sharing our methodology, industry trends, best practices and, of course, the 25 organizations across the healthcare value chain that made our 2013 ranking.

    4:45 p.m.


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