2023 Clinical Supply Integration Learning Series: Driving Value with your Supplier Partners

June 6, 2023

During this learning series, attendees will learn effective strategies to transform their relationships with suppliers to a more sustainable partnership in alignment with organizational objectives. Working together, hospitals’ interprofessional teams and suppliers will be able to create sustainable partnerships which will support data transparency and insights allowing suppliers an opportunity to tailor their strategies to support the priorities of the provider.

Target Audience

  • Physician
  • Nurse
  • Healthcare Executive
  • Supply Chain Professionals

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe strategies methods required to establish a strong supplier partnership.
  2. Discuss methods to increase the supplier’s awareness and understanding of hospital strategic goals and priorities.
  3. Explain strategies to sustain the hospital-supplier relationship and transform the episodic engagement partnerships.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 CBRN
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/06/2023 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
06/06/2023 - 1:00pm CDT


Deborah Roy, BSN, CMRP, CCM

Tami Maurer, BS
VP, Contract and Program Services

Kate Lizzi, MBA, PMP
Senior Consulting Director

Aaron Tutt, BS, BBA
Senior Director, Strategic Supplier Partnerships


Planning committee

Marly Christenson, PhD, MS, RN, NP, CPHQ
Senior Director

Shireen Elnaggar, MBA
Member Education and Learning Director

Susan Hogan, RN
Consulting Director

Lisa McClain, RN
Networks Manager

Blane Schilling, MD
Senior Principal

In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Designation Statement(s):


This activity is designated for 1.00 contact hours.

Vizient, Inc. is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP12580, for 1.00 contact hours.



Vizient, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 CBRN
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
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