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Presentations & Case Studies

Medical Device/Healthcare Industry

Trump Administration Trade and Tax Policies - Supply Chain and Business Operations Implications
Jennifer Parkhurst
Consulting Partner; PwC
Benjamin Proce
Tax Partner; PwC
(April 2017)

Big Data in Healthcare: Trends and Opportunities for the Medical Device Supply Chain
Carl Finamore
Consulting Director; PwC
(April 2017)

Healthcare Market Scan
Mark Van Sumeren
Healthcare Industry Advisor
(November 2016)

Brexit Implications for Medical Device Manufacturers
Jo Pisani
Partner; PwC UK
(November 2016)

Healthcare 2017 and Beyond: The Six Things You Need to Know About the Future of Healthcare and Probably Don’t
Joe Flower 
Healthcare Futurist, Industry Analyst, Author and Speaker
(April 2016)

Supply Chain Trends Through a Global Lens
Bruce Johnson
CEO; GHX
(April 2016)

Operationalizing the Future
Todd Abraham
Consultant; Former VP of Operations for Endologix
(April 2016)

New Entrants in the Medical Device Industry
Brian Williams
Director, New Health Economy; PwC
(November 2015)

A Medical Device Start-Up Story - 3D Printing
Maikel Beerens
CEO; Xilloc
(June 2015)

Healthcare Market Scan
Mark Van Sumeren
Senior Vice President, Strategy; Owens & Minor
(November 2013)

10 Things They Don't Tell You in a Med Tech Start Up
Thomas Rasmussen
Vice President, Operations and Supply Chain; VBOX Medical
(November 2013)

Global Healthcare Outlook and Supply Chain Implications
Gene Huang, Ph.D.
Vice President and Chief Economist; FedEx
(May 2013)

Building the Outcome-Focused Healthcare Value Chain
Todd Applebaum
Research Vice President; Gartner
(May 2013)

The Evolving European Market: Challenges and Opportunities
Tina Vatanka Murphy
Senior Vice President Global Markets; GHX
(May 2013)

A Commercial Perspective and the Importance of Supply Chain
Chip Jones
Vice President of Corporate Sales; ConMed
(November 2012)

Medical Device Trends in Asia
Andrew Frye
Business Development Healthcare; DKSH
(November 2012)

Preparing for the Medical Device Excise Tax
Sean Rutter
Tax Partner; PWC
(May 2012)

Changing Healthcare Delivery Landscape - Implications for Supply Chain Management
Natalia Wilson, MD, MPH
Arizona State University
(November 2011)

Healthcare Industry Trends
Karen Conway
Director Industry Relations; GHX
(November 2011)

Capital Markets Update
Daniel Lubin
Managing Partner; Radius Ventures LLC
(November 2011)

A Senior Executive View of the Medical Device Industry and the Role of Supply Chain
John Tierney
SVP US&C; Welch Allyn
(May 2011)

Medical Technology Industry Trends
Bernie Student
Director; PRTM
Jim Prutrow
Director, PRTM
(December 2010)

Doing Business in Germany
Kenneth Bremer
Director; Germany Trade & Invest
(November 2011)

Challenges in the Global Medical Device & Diagnostic Market
Matthew Hein
International Trade Specialist, Office of Health & Consumer Goods;, Department of Commerce
(November 2007)

A Medical Device CEO’s Supply Chain Perspective
Cary Rayment
CEO; Alcon Labs
(May 2007)

Supply Chain Management

Business Continuity Management
Karl Bryant
Senior Vice President, Business Continuity Management; Marsh Risk Consulting
Craig Hourigan
Director, Supply Chain Optimization; Hollister, Inc.
(April 2017)

Gartner Supply Chain Cost Reduction Survey
Stephen Meyer
Research Director, Supply Chain; Gartner
Doug Keys
Leadership Partner; Gartner
(November 2016)

Medical Device Field Inventory – Real Challenges, Real Solutions
Wayne McDonnell
Principal; PwC
(November 2016)

Field Inventory Control and Visibility Using Branch Concept
Stephen Bradley

CEO; Medical Tracking Solutions (MTS)
Jerry Brown
Consultant to Owens & Minor
(November 2016)

Automated Field Inventory Management Through RFID Technology
Scott Wilson

US Indirect Sales Administration (Spine & Biologics); Medtronic
Jason Rosemurgy
Global Sales Director; Terso Solutions
(November 2016)

Mergers and Supply Chain Integration in the Medical Device Industry
Ewald Parolari
VP Supply Chain North America; BD
Rob Varner
VP Americas Distribution; Medtronic
Alan Rust
Director Strategic Solutions; O&M Healthcare Logistics
Bill Mosser
VP Supply Chain Solutions; FMOL Health System
(April 2016)

Trust Between Healthcare Trading Partners
Gene Schneller
Professor, Dept. of Supply Chain Management; W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
(April 2016)

Situational Awareness Within the Healthcare Supply Chain
Joe Pleshek
CEO; Terso Solutions
​(November 2015)

Driving Cost Reduction in Supply Chain
Kevin Lewis
Partner, Pharma/Life Science Supply Chain; PwC
​(November 2015)

Partnering for Improvements in Cost, Efficiency and Asset Management
David Kopstein
Vice President, Sales & Marketing; O&M Healthcare Logistics       
Chris Lynch
Vice President, Global Service and Logistics; Acelity
​(November 2015) 

Innovation and the Changing Nature of Supply Chain
Michael Wentling
Chief Solutions Officer; Resource Optimization & Innovation, LLC
(June 2015)

Total Cost of Ownership Pilot Project
Tim Nedley
Vice President, Materials Management; UPMC
David Reed
Vice President, Operations; Cook Medical
(June 2015)

Partnerships with Contract Manufacturers
Jan Boyd
Vice President, Sales and Marketing; Kelpac Medical
(June 2015)

Service Supply Chain Management
Carolyn DeVasto
Vice President, Business Development; OnProcess Technology
(June 2015)

Global Supply Chain Risk Management
Alan Rust

Corporate Director - Distribution
ConMed Corporation
(November 2014)

Global Supply Chain Risk Management
Lindsey Rodriquez

Business Development Director
BSI
(November 2014)

Managing Global Labeling Requirements
Ryan Wallace

Senior Manager, International Supply Chain
Boston Scientific
(November 2014)

eLabeling Experience and Lessons Learned
Dawn Fowler

Senior Manager, Labeling/Documentation/Training
Endologix
(November 2014)

A Device Manufacturer's Perspective on Emerging Markets
Larry Smith
Vice President Global Supply Chain; BD
(June 2014)

Dealer and Distribution Strategies in Asia
Andrew Frye
Vice President Global Healthcare; DKSH
(June 2014)

Trends in Field and Consignment Inventory Management
Mark Van Sumeren

Senior Vice President Strategy and Business Development; Owens & Minor
(June 2014)

Case Study - NuVasive
Jeff Bertolini

Vice President of Information Technology; NuVasive
Wayne McDonnell
Director; PwC
(June 2014)

Medical Device Global Supply Chain Transformation - A Case Study
Tom Doherty
Director Global Supply Chain; Welch Allyn
(November 2013)

Lean/Six Sigma in Supply Chain
Derek Mulligan
Director Supply Chain; Karl Storz Endovision
(November 2013)

Lean/Six Sigma in Supply Chain - A Case Study
Vinay Asgekar
Director Supply Chain; Karl Storz Endovision
(November 2013)

Supplier Management Benchmarking Study Report-Out
Carlos Mena
Sr. Supplier Development Manager; Thoratec Corp.
(November 2013)

Major Findings from "Strategic Supply Chain Management: The Five Disciplines for Top Performance"
Joseph Roussel
Partner, Strategy & Operations; PwC
(October 2013)

Case Study – Global Labeling and the Impact on the Supply Chain
William Cooley
Director, Corporate Engineering; Boston Scientific
(October 2013)

Case Study – Journey to Supply Chain 3PL and 4PL
Nick Weijers
Manager, Logistics Services; Philips Healthcare Imaging
(October 2013)

Cost-to-Serve:  The Collective Challenge
B. Scott McCallum
Vice President, Enterprise Solutions; Zimmer
Source:  2013 GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit
(May 2013)

Accountability to Customers:  Cook Medical's Journey to Meet Changing Customer Needs
David Reed
Vice President, Healthcare Business Solutions & Operations; Cook Medical
Source:  2013 GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit
(May 2013)

Supply Chain Transformation at Briggs Healthcare
Brad Mueller
Senior Vice President; Briggs Healthcare
(May 2013)

Increasing Regulatory Scrutiny in the Extended Healthcare Supply Chain
Bernie Student
Consulting Partner; PwC
Linda Meloro
Consulting Director; PwC
(May 2013)

Conflict Minerals: What does Dodd-Frank Section 1502 mean for companies in the Medical Device Industry?
Greg Szczesny
Risk Assurance Practice Director; PwC
(May 2013)

Case Study - Global Distribution Network Redesign
Craig Hourigan
Director Global Supply Chain Management & Sourcing; Hollister
(May 2012)

A "Green" Success Story - A "Hyper-Sustainable" Distribution Center Yields Big Business Benefits
Ewald Parolari
Senior Director Supply Chain Operations; Becton Dickinson
(May 2012)

Application of Customer Segmentation in Supply Chain - Research & Early Findings
Adam Dolby
Director Global Supply Chain Planning & Technology; Hollister
(May 2012)

Mercy/ROi and Becton Dickinson Collaborate to Improve Quality of Care and Reduce Costs - Application of GS1 Standards and the "Perfect Order" Metric
Alex Zimmerman
Director of Integrated Business Solutions; Mercy/ROi
Dennis Black
Director eCommerce; Becton Dickinson
(May 2012)

What Medical Device Companies Need To Know To Effectively Manage Their Global Supply Chains in Reaction to Evolving FDA Expectations
Rob DeRyke
VP Quality Systems; Baxter
Ron Johnson
Former FDA CDRH Compliance Director
Jim Prutrow
Director; PRTM
(December 2010)

Case Study - Leveraging Supplier Collaboration at Smith's Medical
Bill Buckley
Director of Services; CDC Software
(November 2011)

Case Study - Global Distribution Strategy and Lean Distribution
Marc Fernandez
Sr. Director Global Supply Management, Distribution & Logistics; Edwards Lifesciences
(November 2011)

Serving Emerging Markets - Survey Results and General Findings
PRTM
(May 2011)

Managing Remote Inventory
(May 2011)
Brad Parsons; Owens & Minor
Martin Payne; GHX
Lana Makhanik; VUEMED
Gene Baker; CareFusion
Chris Searingen; FedEx (SensAware)
Jerry Brown; Tornier

Cook Medical - Business Overview
David Reed
VP Operations and Corporate Compliance; Cook Medical
(December 2010)

Strategic Marketplace Initiative (SMI) Overview
Tom Hughes
Executive Director; SMI
(May 2010)

Sisters of Mercy ROi – The New Supplier/Provider Sales Collaboration Model
Ed Hardin
VP Supplier Solutions; Sisters of Mercy ROi
(December 2010)

Emerging Commercial Models in Life Sciences
Hussain Mooraj
Managing VP Healthcare and Life Sciences Value Chain; Gartner/AMR
(December 2010)

Outsourcing in the Age of Healthcare Reform (Panel Discussion)
Chris Oleksy
President, ATEK Medical
Roger Brink
Vice President Quality and Regulatory Affairs; ATEK Medical
Denise Odenkirk
Vice President OM Healthcare Logistics; Owens & Minor
(May 2010)

Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) at Hollister
Adam Dolby
Director Global Supply Chain Planning and Technology; Hollister
(May 2010)

Medical Device Direct Materials Strategic Sourcing Survey
Rick Hoole
Director; PRTM
(May 2010)

RFID Case Study - Terso Solutions
Joe Pleshek
President and CEO; Terso Solutions
(May 2010)

Supply Chain Management at Welch Allyn
Andy Clapper
Senior Vice President; Global Operations & Supply Chain
(December 2009)

 

Supply Chain Management (continued)

Supply Risk Management Report-Out
Bernie Student
Director; PRTM
(May 2009)

Transforming Trends in the Healthcare Value Chain
Hussain Mooraj
Vice President; Healthcare and Life Sciences
AMR Research
(May 2009)

SMI Case Study - The Perfect Order in Life Sciences/Medical Devices
Denise Odenkirk
Vice President; Clinical 3PL and Program Development
Owens & Minor
(May 2009)

Outsourcing/Offshoring In the Medical Device Industry
Chris Oleksy
President; ATEK Medical
(May 2009)

The Future of the Healthcare Supply Chain – MIT Supply Chain 2020
Ken Thomas
Healthcare Advisor to the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics Supply Chain 2020 Project, previously Vice President of Supply Chain for Eli Lilly
(December 2008)

Using Shareholder Value Analysis (SVA) to Communicate the ROI of Supply Chain Initiatives
Gerry Marsh
Principal; High Tech Analyst Group
(December 2008)

Crisis Preparedness and Response; Pandemic Planning
Alcon Labs
(November 2007)

A Medical Device CEO’s Supply Chain Perspective
Cary Rayment
CEO; Alcon Labs
(May 2007)

Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization Case Study
Boston Scientific
(May 2006)

FDA and Quality Management

AdvaMed Government Policy Update
Riley Swinehart
Vice President Government Affairs; AdvMed
​(November 2015)
 
Best Practices in Supplier Controls
Steve Niedelman
Lead Quality System and Compliance Consultant; King & Spaulding LLP
​(November 2015)

FDA/CDRH Compliance Initiatives
William McFarland
Director; Division of Manufacturing & Quality, FDA
Shanika Booth
Consumer Safety Officer; Division of Manufacturing & Quality, FDA
(June 2015)

Quality Remediation Case Study
Mark Lincoln
Vice President, Quality & Operations; Terumo Cardiovascular
(June 2015)

Device Manufacturer Services

Biocom Update
George Bonaros
Director, Business Development; Biocom
(November 2016)

Biocom Update
Rick Fultz
Managing Director; Biocom Purchasing Group
​(November 2015)

GPO for Medical Device Manufacturers
Rick Fultz
Vice President and Managing Director; Biocom
(June 2015)

Healthcare Reform

Healthcare Reform Update
David Nexon
Senior EVP for Policy; AdvaMed
(December 2009)

Healthcare Reform Update
Dr. Harry Greenspun
Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer; Perot Systems
(May 2009)

Healthcare Provider and GPO Perspectives

One Health System Leaders Perspective on Emerging Trends 2017
John Brindley
Retired President; SETON Healthcare
(April 2017)

Franciscan Missionaries of our Lady (FMOL) Health System -  Road to Excellence
William Mosser
Vice President, Supply Chain
(June 2015)

A Physician’s Perspective
Dr. Ashley Anderson

Physician and Chief Medical Officer
Promega
(November 2014)

A Healthcare Provider’s Perspective
Tom Lubotsky

Vice President Supply Chain and Clinical Resource Management; Advocate Health Care
(June 2014)

Perspectives from a Healthcare Provider - NHS
Steve Graham
eProcurement Lead; NHS
(October 2013)

A Canadian Healthcare Provider's Supply Chain Perspective
John Martin
Director of Hospital Services; Queensway Charlton Hospital
(November 2012)

Application of Lean Concepts at a Healthcare Provider
Steve Schaefer
Vice President of Supply Chain; Virginia Mason Hospital
(November 2012)

ROi Vendor Managed Inventory
Michael Wentling
Vice President of Operations; Sister's of Mercy ROi
(November 2012)

Healthcare Provider Presentations & Panel Discussion
Nancy LeMaster
VP Supply Chain; BJC HealthCare
(November 2011)

Sisters of Mercy ROi
Gene Kirtser
Chief Operating Officer
(December 2009)

USC Health Services
Jean Sargent
Director; Supply Chain
(December 2009)

Department of Defense
Donald Buchwald
Director; Medical Customer Operations Directorate
(December 2009)

VHA/Novation
Michael Regier
Senior Vice President and General Council
(December 2009)

Premier
Joe Pleasant
Chief Information Officer
(December 2009)

Ascension Health
Mike Langlois
Senior Vice President & Chief Supply Chain Officer
(May 2008)

St. Joseph Health System
Jim McManus
Vice President of Finance & Supply Chain
(May 2007)

University Hospitals Health System of Cleveland
Alan Wilde
Vice President of Supply Chain Services
(May 2007)

Distributor Perspectives

The Distributor's View of Healthcare and the Medical Device Industry
Matthew Rowan
CEO; HIDA
(May 2011)
 

Supply Chain Management at Owens & Minor
Mark Van Sumeren
Senior Vice President; Strategy and Business Development
(December 2009)
 

Leadership Development

The Reinvented Leader
Chuck Bolton
CEO; The Bolton Group LLC
(April 2016)

What Companies are Looking For in Supply Chain Leadership
John Davitt
Senior Client Partner and co-Leader Supply Chain Center of Excellence North America; Korn Ferry
​(November 2015)

UDI and Data Standards

UDI Implementation Experiences and Provider Adoption
Grant Hodgkins
Vice President, Commercial Practice; USDM Life Sciences
Karen Conway
Executive Director, Industry Relations; GHX
William Mosser
Vice President, Materials Management; FMOL Health System
(June 2015)

UDI: The Global Value Proposition
Karen Conway
Executive Director; Industry Relations; GHX
(October 2013)

Terumo Cardiovascular Systems and UDI – An Unexpected Voyage
Craig Karagitz
Senior Project Manager; Terumo Cardiovascular Systems
Source:  2013 GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit
(May 2013)

FDA's Global Unique Device Identification Database (GUDID)
Jay Crowley
Senior Advisor for Patient Safety; FDA
Source:  2013 GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit
(May 2013)

Unique Device Identification (UDI) Around the Globe
Karen Conway
Executive Director Industry Relations; GHX
(May 2013)

A UDI and GS1 Update
Siobahn O'Bara
Vice President Healthcare US; GS1US
(November 2012)

Mercy/ROi and Becton Dickinson Collaborate to Improve Quality of Care and Reduce Costs - Application of GS1 Standards and the "Perfect Order" Metric
Alex Zimmerman
Director of Integrated Business Solutions; Mercy/ROi
Dennis Black
Director eCommerce; Becton Dickinson
(May 2012)

Data Standards Adoption Case Study - B. Braun
Volker Zeiner
Auto ID; B. Braun and Eucomed
(May 2010)

Supply Chain University Programs

Supply Chain Program Overview - Rider University
Tan Miller
Director of the Global Supply Chain Management Program
(December 2010)

Supply Chain Program Overview - Michigan State University
David Closs
Department Chair
(May 2010)

Supply Chain Program Overview - Arizona State University
William Verdini
Arizona State WP Carey School of Business
Associate Professor and Chairperson of the Supply Chain
Management Department
(December 2009)

Health Management & Policy Research - Arizona State University
Eugene Schneller Ph.D
Professor; Health Management & Policy
(December 2009)

Supply Chain Program Overview - University of Tennessee
Dr. Matthew Myers, Ph.D.
University of Tennessee
(May 2009)