Clinical Supply Integration Learning Series: Physician Leaders Needed! A Conversation with Supply Chain Medical Director

November 8, 2022

This learning series will address the importance of physician leadership in supply chain across our member organizations. Participants will learn how to create a plan to establish clinical supply integration through physician leadership positions and integration with value analysis decision-making. This practice is becoming more common at a national level and should be considered as a strategic imperative for any healthcare organization.

Target Audience

Nurses

Physicians

Health care executives

Supply chain professionals

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Explain the importance of physician leadership in supply chain at provider organizations
  2. Describe how to create a plan to incorporate clinical supply integration with physician leadership positions at your organization
  3. Discuss the topic of physician leaders in supply chain as it develops on a national level
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 CBRN
  • 1.00 General CE – Attendance
Course opens: 
11/08/2022
Course expires: 
12/23/2022
Event starts: 
11/08/2022 - 11:00am CST
Event ends: 
11/08/2022 - 12:00pm CST

 

Faculty

Nancy Masaschi, MBA
Associate Principal
Vizient

Donna Colby, RN, BSN, CMRP, LHRM
Consulting Director
Vizient

Stacy Brethauer, MD, MBA, FACS
Professor of Surgery, Medical Director of Supply Chain, 
Vice Chair of Quality and Patient Safety 
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH

 

Planning committee

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

Shireen Elnaggar, MBA
Member Education and Learning Director
Vizient

Susan Hogan, RN
Consulting Director
Vizient

Lisa McClain, RN
Networks Manager
Vizient

Blane Schilling, MD
Senior Principal
Vizient

 

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.

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.

 

Disclosure of Financial Relationships:

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.

Statement of Content Validity

Vizient, Inc. educational activities are intended to assist healthcare teams advance their professional responsibilities in accordance with the definition of continuing education. It is the policy of Vizient, Inc. to review and ensure that all content and recommendations for patient care within accredited CE is evidenced-based, based on current science and clinical reasoning while ensuring the content is fair and balanced. All recommendations must conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, analysis, and interpretation. Vizient, Inc. does not permit accredited continuing education if it advocates for unscientific approaches to diagnosis or therapy, or if the education promotes recommendations, treatment, or manners of practicing healthcare that are determined to have risks or dangers that outweigh the benefits or are known to be ineffective in the treatment of patients.

 

FDA off-label/unapproved usage

Faculty/Presenters are required to identify any new and evolving topics for which there is a lower/absence of evidence base. This is to ensure that our content does not advocate for, or promote, practices that are not, or not yet adequately based on current science, evidence, and clinical reasoning. Faculty/Presenters are required to disclose any discussion of (1) off-label/unapproved or investigational uses of FDA approved commercial products or devices and/or (2) products or devices not yet approved in the United States.

Disclaimer: The education provided through this activity is for continuing education purposes only. The views and opinions expressed in this activity are those of the faculty/presenters and do not necessarily reflect the views of Vizient, Inc.

 

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):

NURSING

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.

 

PHYSICIAN

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.

 

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