March 27: Solution Sharing Open Forum: The Health Care Supply Chain’s Response to COVID-19
Moderated by Mike Schiller, AHRMM's senior director of supply chain, the forum allows the community to share and learn from one another, discuss internal and upstream supply chain approaches and innovative solutions supply chain professionals are taking to combat COVID-19.
April 10: Supply Chain Executive Panel Discussion
Laura Kowalczyk, JD, MPH, Vice President, Supply Chain & Support Services at UAB Medicine in Birmingham, AL
Alan K. Edwards, CMRP, Vice President, Supply Chain Solutions Group at Mary Washington Healthcare in Fredericksburg, VA
Robert Taylor, CMRP, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain at RWJ Barnabas Health in Oceanport, NJ
April 24: Supply Chain Executive Panel Discussion
Regine Honore Villain, MPH, Chief Supply Chain Officer at Oschner Health System in New Orleans, LA, AHRMM Board Member
Andria J. Davis, CMRP, Director, Supply Chain at Onslow Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, NC, AHRMM Board Member
May 6: Provider and Supplier Collaboration Case Study
As with most organizations during COVID-19 surge planning, Providence St. Joseph Health realized they would have a shortage of ventilators and looked for an alternative. They began an initiative to convert anesthesia machines to ventilators and worked with their supplier partner to secure the necessary products for the conversion. The Providence St. Joseph team and Medline discuss how their collaboration began, solution sharing and outcomes. Session takeaways include leading practices, lessons learned and how your organization can create successful partnerships to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kate Mulligan, Perioperative Implementation Manager, Clinical Resource Integration, The Resource, Engineering and Hospitality Group
Karen Stewart, RN, Clinical Resource Integration Program Manager, The Resource, Engineering and Hospitality Group
Mark Ursin, Sourcing & Contracts Manager, The Resource, Engineering and Hospitality Group
Frank Schramm, MD, Clinical Chair, Anesthesia Focus Group, Anesthesia Medical Director, Providence Regional Medical Center Everett
Jimmy Chung, MD, MBA, FACS, Associate Vice President, Perioperative Portfolio
Travis Salter, Regional Vice President, Medline
May 15: Post COVID-19 Supply Chain Provider Leading Practices Panel
This webinar focused its discussion on the re-emergence of a more typical health care structure. This panel of health care supply chain leaders shared their thoughts and strategies as they prepare supply chain for increased ER visits and elective surgeries.
Matt Putman, MBA, CMRP, Director of Supply Chain Operations, UC Health
Dr. Colleen Cusick, DNP, MBA, RN, CVAHP,FAHRMM, Director, Materials Management Department, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Dr. Gloria Graham, DNP, RN, CVAHP, Clinical Value Analyst, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center