2023 Together - PH336 - Achieving Centralized Purchasing and the Sourcing Team of the Future - On Demand
Learn the strategies deployed by a large long-term care organization for planning, navigating and migrating to a centralized purchasing environment. Retooling a decades-old process at any organization can be a large feat, especially when there are hundreds of teammates involved across multiple geographic locations. During this session our team will share the questions we asked, the answers we found, and the tactics and strategy used to add value back into our organization by centralizing our purchasing operations.
- Pharmacy Technicians
- Other Healthcare Professionals
Describe change communication and action strategies for large organizations.
Explain how to break down processes and rebuild with a technology-first approach.
Paul Blymire, Director, Purchasing and Materials Management, Masonic Villages of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania, Elizabethtown, Pa.
Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE)
This activity was planned by, and for, the healthcare team, and learners will receive 0.50 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.
Vizient, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 ANCC contacts hours.
Vizient, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 contact hours for Pharmacists.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-23-181-H04-P
Pharmacy Technicians (CPE)
Vizient, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 contact hours for pharmacy technicians.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-23-181-H04-T
Vizient, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professionals (General CE Credit)
Vizient, Inc. will award a maximum of 0.50 contact hours to all other healthcare professionals who successfully complete the activity. These individuals will receive a Certificate of Participation indicating the maximum credits available.
Many state licensing 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.
- 0.50 ACPE Pharmacist
- 0.50 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
- 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.50 ANCC
- 0.50 General CE – Attendance
- 0.50 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE)