Large IDN Supply Chain Meeting

June 5, 2024 to June 6, 2024

The meeting will concentrate on the comprehensive value of healthcare supply chain management and delivery, utilizing a category management and metrics-based approach.

Target Audience

  • Healthcare Executives
  • Other Healthcare Professionals

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify key metrics and key performance indicators to track and improve supply chain performance
  • Discuss best practices to drive value through a category management approach around pharmacy, indirect spend and perioperative services
  • Discuss impactful practices that support the ability to improve performance, mature supply chains, and keep informed on industry trends in the healthcare data/digital and consulting space
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 10.00 General CE - Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/05/2024 - 7:00am CDT
Event ends: 
06/06/2024 - 4:00pm CDT



Sam Banks
Chief Supply Chain Officer
IU Health

Martha Bergstedt
Vice President Strategic Sourcing    
Novant Health

Nannette Bernsen, PharmD, MBA, MHA
Chief Operating Officer of Intermountain Health
Intermountain Health

Julie Cerese, RN, PhD
SVP, Networks, Performance Management and Networks
Vizient Inc.

Blaine Douglas
SVP/GM, Indirect Spend & Purchased Services
Vizient Inc.

Beth Godsey
SVP, Data Science And Product & Platform Strategy
Vizient Inc.

John Grande
SVP/GM, Spend Management Services & Delivery
Vizient Inc.

Elizabeth Hammond, MD
Medical Researcher and Consulting Pathologist
Intermountain Health

Dave Jones, PhD
SVP, Head of Science
Culmination Bio

Daniel Kistner, PharmD
SVP/GM Category Management & Strategic Programs
Vizient Inc.

Karen Kresnik, MSN, RN, CMRP
Vice President, Spend Management Networks
Vizient Inc.

Lara Latham
SVP, Spend Management Services Delivery
Vizient Inc.

Tom Lubotsky
VP of Supply Chain
Allina Health

Bruce Mairose
Division Chair Supply Chain Management – Sourcing and Networks
Mayo Clinic

Lincoln Nadauld, MD, PhD
President and CEO 
Culmination Bio

Dave Rogers
AVP Biorepository
Intermountain Health

Amit Sharma
Managing Principal, Strategy Consulting
Vizient Inc.

Mittal Sutaria, PharmD
SVP, Contract & Program Services, Pharmacy
Vizient Inc.

Regine Villain, MPH
Chief Supply Chain & Support Services Officer
Ochsner Health

Planning Committee

Karen Kresnik, MSN, RN, CMRP
Vice President, Spend Management Networks
Vizient Inc.

Jenna Kline
Network Manager, Spend Management Networks
Vizient, Inc.

Samantha Gordon, MS 
CE Programs Manager              
Vizient, Inc.

Marilu Kelly, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, CHCP
Director, Continuing Education       
Vizient, Inc


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.

Designation Statement

Other Healthcare Professionals (General CE)

Vizient, Inc. will award all other healthcare professionals who successfully complete the activity a Certificate of Participation.  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

  • 10.00 General CE - Attendance
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