2023 Supply Chain Leadership Series - Indirect Spend and Purchased Services Governance: Supply Chain’s Role in Operationalizing Non- Labor Expenses

May 10, 2023

Supply chain executives & managers have an ongoing need for sharing best practices in their profession.  Supply chain touches all aspects of the health care delivery system from clinical to operational to financial and is an increasingly strategic function within provider organizations.  By understanding how others achieve success within these varied areas—through collaboration with professionals and leaders—learnings can spread more quickly, resulting in better patient care at lower costs.

Target Audience

Supply chain leaders and executives from sourcing and supply chain operations, clinical leaders of supply chain, value analysis leaders and professionals, nurses, and a variety of other health care and supply chain professionals.

Learning Objectives

1.    Discuss emerging practices among supply chain leaders and staff that contribute to organizational efforts to advance supply chain strategy.
2.    Explain the value of benchmark data against cohorts of similar organizations as a key driver for targeting improvement activities for the healthcare supply chain

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACHE
  • 1.00 General CE – Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/10/2023 - 11:30am CDT
Event ends: 
05/10/2023 - 12:30pm CDT
Live Activity
United States

Absence of Relevant Financial Relationships
Vizient, Inc., Jointly Accredited for Interprofessional Continuing Education, defines companies to be ineligible as those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

An individual is considered to have a relevant financial relationship if the educational content an individual can control is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company.

No one in a position to control the content of this educational activity have relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.


John Andrews
Strategic Sourcing Manager, Purchased Services, Business Diversity Manager
Rush University Medical Center

Hawanya  Blakely
Strategic Sourcing Manager
Rush University Medical Center

Planning committee
Carla Stephens, MBA, CMRP
Sr Director, Member Networks

By attending the 2023 Supply Chain Leadership Series - Indirect Spend and Purchased Services Governance: Supply Chain’s Role in Operationalizing Non- Labor Expenses offered by Vizient, Inc., participants may earn up to1.00 ACHE Qualified Education Hours toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation.

All attendees must self-report their attendance in order for this credit to be applied toward their advancement or recertification as Fellows of ACHE.

Vizient, Inc. will award all other healthcare professionals who successfully complete the activity a Certificate of Participation indicating the maximum credits available. Various state license boards and credentialing bodies accept certificates of participation from accredited CE activities to meet CE requirements for license renewals and re-certification. It is the responsibility of the participant to contact their state licensing board and/or certifying body for verification on credit eligibility reciprocity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACHE
  • 1.00 General CE – Attendance
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