2022 Supply Chain Learning Series: Spotlight on Supplier Diversity

August 16, 2022

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

Explain the value of benchmark data.
Describe what contributes to supply chain operational excellence.
Discuss how process automation contributes to efficiency of the supply chain.
 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
08/04/2022
Course expires: 
09/30/2022
Event starts: 
08/16/2022 - 11:30am CDT
Event ends: 
08/16/2022 - 12:30pm CDT
Live activity
United States

Identification, Mitigation, and Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships 
As an accredited provider of continuing education, Vizient, Inc. is dedicated to ensuring this activity presents learners with only accurate, balanced, scientifically justified recommendations, and is free from promotion, marketing, and commercial bias. In accordance with The Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all planners, faculty, and others in control of the educational content have disclosed the absence or existence of all financial relationships (of any dollar amount) with ineligible companies within the past 24 months. 

Ineligible companies – those companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. 

It is Vizient’s policy that owners and employees of ineligible companies, and any individuals who refuse to disclose the absence or existence of financial relationships with any ineligible companies are disqualified from participating as planners or faculty.

FDA Off-Label Use
Faculty presenters are also expected to disclose any discussion of (1) off-label or investigational uses of FDA approved commercial products or devices or (2) products or devices not yet approved in the United States. 

DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS:

Absence of Relevant Financial Relationships
The following planners, faculty, and others in control of educational content have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.

Planning committee

Carla Stephens, MBA, CMRP
Networks Director
Vizient, Inc.

Presenter(s)

Shaleta Dunn
AVP, Member Diversity and Community Initiatives
Vizient

Rosa Costanzo
Vice President/ Chief Procurement Officer
Jackson Health System

Amber Lawhorn
Director, Small Business Enterprise Program
Jackson Health System
 

OTHER
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 General CEU – Attendance
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