Presentations & Case Studies

Supply Chain Management

Advanced Analytics for Inventory Optimization
(April 2022)

Josh Weeks, CEO; Movemedical
Patrick Schenkel, Director, Analytics and Data Insights; Movemedical

Supply/Demand Planning - Challenges and Opportunities
(April 2022)

Allen Jacques, Industry Thought Leader, Kinaxis
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Mark Walker, VP, Supply Chain; Viant Medical
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Jason Cho, Director, Global S&OP & Demand Planning; Cardinal Health
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Economic Impact of COVID
(November 2021)

David Berson
SVP and Chief Economist; Nationwide Insurance

Overall Supply Chain Challenges and Government Initiatives
(November 2021)

Jeff Weiss
Partner and Co-Lead, International Trade Policy & Negotiations; Steptoe Legal

AdvaMed Supply Chain Update
(November 2021)

Abby Pratt
SVP, Global Strategy and Analysis; AdvaMed

Medical Device Supply Chain Challenges
(November 2021)

Rob Varner, Vice President, Americas Distribution and Transportation; Medtronic
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Will Wiley, Vice President, Global Supply Chain; O&M Products Division
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Transforming to a Digital Supply Chain
(November 2021)

Rafael Lander
Consulting Partner; PwC

Companies and Careers Moving Forward
(November 2021)

Joe Mulings
Chairman & CEO; The Mulings Group Companies

AdvaMed Supply Chain Initiatives
(April 2021)

Abby Pratt
Vice President and COVID-19 Supply Chain Lead; AdvaMed

The New Normal - Healthcare Provider Actions/Reactions
(April 2021)

Steve Downey, Group Vice President, Supply Chain Operations; Vizient
Ed Bonetti, Vice President of Supply Chain (on site), UMass Memorial Health Care; Vizient
Ginny Borncamp, Vice President, Supply Chain and eQuip Services; Sutter Health
Jamie Yolles, Senrior Director, Strategic Sourcing; Ohio Health

The New Normal - Medical Device Manufacturer Operations and Supply Chair Actions/Reactions
(April 2021)

PwC Team

The Evolution of Healthcare
(April 2021)

Joe Mullings
Chairman & CEO; The Mulings Group Companies

Federal Government Focus on Critical Global Supply chains
(April 2021)

Brig. General David J. Sanford USAF
Commander of Defense Supply Center Richmond and Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, And Director of the Supply Chain Advisory Group (SCAG)

Medical Device Developments Magazine
(March 2021)

Todd Abraham, VP Operations; Ivantis
Kevin Stout, Executive Director; MedSC

Case Study:  Leveraging Technology Creating Value for both Sales and Operations for Straumann Dental
(November 2019)

Joe Pleashek
CEO; Terso Solutions

Evolution of Consignment and Field Inventory Management Practices
(November 2019)

Jerry Brown
Chief Technology Officer; JR Healthcare Solutions

Elevating Supply Chain Management to the Executive Suite
(November 2018)

Joe Walsh
Executive Advisor; Supply Chain Sherpas

Digital Supply Chain in Healthcare
(November 2018)

Stephen Meyer
Research Director; Gartner

Blockchain - Implications for Supply Chain
(May 2018)

Wayne McDonnell - Principal; PwC Consulting

Navigating Today's Challenging Global Trade Environment - Understanding US Customs and Border Protection Mission / Priorities
(May 2018)

George Weise - Senior Advisor; Integration Point and Former Commissioner; US Customs Service
Molly Jantzen - Global Solutions, Medical / Life Sciences; Integration Point

Point-of-Care Logistics - A Case Study
(May 2018)

Jerry Brown - Operating Vice President, Service Line Strategy; Owens & Minor
Jonathan Tillman - CEO; Medical Tracking Solutions (MTS)

Supply Chain Transformation at Halyard Health
(November 2017)

Joe Vidricksen
Vice President, Global Supply Chain; Halyard Health

Consignment Inventory Practices for Physician Preference Items (PPI)
(November 2017)

John Kelty
Business Solutions; WL Gore

Business Continuity Management
(April 2017)

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

Medical Device Field Inventory – Real Challenges, Real Solutions
(November 2016)

Wayne McDonnell
Principal; PwC

Field Inventory Control and Visibility Using Branch Concept
(November 2016)

Stephen Bradley
CEO; Medical Tracking Solutions (MTS)
Jerry Brown
Consultant to Owens & Minor

Automated Field Inventory Management Through RFID Technology
(November 2016)

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

Trust Between Healthcare Trading Partners
(April 2016)

Gene Schneller
Professor, Dept. of Supply Chain Management; W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University

Situational Awareness Within the Healthcare Supply Chain
(November 2015)

Joe Pleshek
CEO; Terso Solutions

Driving Cost Reduction in Supply Chain
(November 2015)

Kevin Lewis
Partner, Pharma/Life Science Supply Chain; PwC

Partnering for Improvements in Cost, Efficiency and Asset Management
(November 2015)

David Kopstein
Vice President, Sales & Marketing; O&M Healthcare Logistics       
Chris Lynch
Vice President, Global Service and Logistics; Acelity

Innovation and the Changing Nature of Supply Chain
(June 2015)

Michael Wentling
Chief Solutions Officer; Resource Optimization & Innovation, LLC

Total Cost of Ownership Pilot Project
(June 2015)

Tim Nedley
Vice President, Materials Management; UPMC
David Reed
Vice President, Operations; Cook Medical

Global Supply Chain Risk Management
(November 2014)

Lindsey Rodriquez
Business Development Director
BSI

Managing Global Labeling Requirements
(November 2014)

Ryan Wallace
Senior Manager, International Supply Chain
Boston Scientific

eLabeling Experience and Lessons Learned
(November 2014)

Dawn Fowler
Senior Manager, Labeling/Documentation/Training
Endologix

A Device Manufacturer's Perspective on Emerging Markets
(June 2014)

Larry Smith
Vice President Global Supply Chain; BD

Dealer and Distribution Strategies in Asia
(June 2014)

Andrew Frye
Vice President Global Healthcare; DKSH

Trends in Field and Consignment Inventory Management
(June 2014)

Mark Van Sumeren
Senior Vice President Strategy and Business Development; Owens & Minor

Case Study - NuVasive
(June 2014)

Jeff Bertolini
Vice President of Information Technology; NuVasive
Wayne McDonnell
Director; PwC

Medical Device Global Supply Chain Transformation - A Case Study
(November 2013)

Tom Doherty
Director Global Supply Chain; Welch Allyn

Lean/Six Sigma in Supply Chain
(November 2013)

Derek Mulligan
Director Supply Chain; Karl Storz Endovision

Forecasting Improvement
(November 2013)

Vinay Asgekar
Director Supply Chain; Karl Storz Endovision

Supplier Management Benchmarking Study Report-Out
(November 2013)

Carlos Mena
Sr. Supplier Development Manager; Thoratec Corp.

Major Findings from "Strategic Supply Chain Management: The Five Disciplines for Top Performance"
(October 2013)

Joseph Roussel
Partner, Strategy & Operations; PwC

Case Study – Global Labeling and the Impact on the Supply Chain
(October 2013)

William Cooley
Director, Corporate Engineering; Boston Scientific
(October 2013)

Case Study – Journey to Supply Chain 3PL and 4PL
(October 2013)

Nick Weijers
Manager, Logistics Services; Philips Healthcare Imaging

Cost-to-Serve:  The Collective Challenge
(May 2013)

B. Scott McCallum
Vice President, Enterprise Solutions; Zimmer
Source:  2013 GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit

Accountability to Customers:  Cook Medical's Journey to Meet Changing Customer Needs
(May 2013)

David Reed
Vice President, Healthcare Business Solutions & Operations; Cook Medical
Source:  2013 GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit

Supply Chain Transformation at Briggs Healthcare
(May 2013)

Brad Mueller
Senior Vice President; Briggs Healthcare

Case Study - Global Distribution Network Redesign
(May 2012)

Craig Hourigan
Director Global Supply Chain Management & Sourcing; Hollister

A "Green" Success Story - A "Hyper-Sustainable" Distribution Center Yields Big Business Benefits
(May 2012)

Ewald Parolari
Senior Director Supply Chain Operations; Becton Dickinson

Mercy/ROi and Becton Dickinson Collaborate to Improve Quality of Care and Reduce Costs - Application of GS1 Standards and the "Perfect Order" Metric
(May 2012)

Alex Zimmerman
Director of Integrated Business Solutions; Mercy/ROi
Dennis Black
Director eCommerce; Becton Dickinson

Case Study - Global Distribution Strategy and Lean Distribution
(November 2011)

Marc Fernandez
Sr. Director Global Supply Management, Distribution & Logistics; Edwards Lifesciences

SMI Case Study - The Perfect Order in Life Sciences/Medical Devices
(May 2009)

Denise Odenkirk
Vice President; Clinical 3PL and Program Development
Owens & Minor

Using Shareholder Value Analysis (SVA) to Communicate the ROI of Supply Chain Initiatives
(December 2008)

Gerry Marsh
Principal; High Tech Analyst Group

A Medical Device CEO’s Supply Chain Perspective
(May 2007)

Cary Rayment
CEO; Alcon Labs

Medical Device/Healthcare Industry

Brexit Update
(November 2020)

Gavin Orpwood
Tax Director; PwC
Andrea Als
Director and Lawyer; PwC

“Point / Counter-Point” – Gartner Views from Healthcare Provider and Manufacturer Analysts
(November 2019)

Eric O’Daffer
Research Vice President; Gartner
Stephen Meyer
Research Director; Gartner

Healthcare Market Scan 2019
(November 2019)

Mark Van Sumeren
Strategic Advisor, Medical Devices and Integrated Networks; Health Industry Advisor LLC

Perspectives on Private Equity
(November 2019)

James Prutow
Consulting Partner; PwC

Perspectives on Private Equity
(November 2019)

John Anderson
Operating Partner; Greenbriar Equity Group

Lean in Medical Device
(May 2019)

Andy Van Sumeren
Lean Consultant and Director, Imaging & Biomed Field Service; GE Healthcare

Meeting Changing Regulatory and Customer Demands: The Power of Data and Digital Networks
(May 2019)

Karen Conway
Vice President, Healthcare Value; GHX
Denise Odenkirk
AVP, Supplier Sales; GHX

Healthcare Market Scan 2018
(November 2018)

Mark Van Sumeren
Healthcare Industry Advisor LLC

Medical Device 3D Printing Case Study - Xilloc
(November 2018)

Maikel Beerens
CEO; Xilloc

US Trade Policy and Tariffs - Implications for the Medical Device Industry
(November 2018)

Molly Jantzen
Global Solutions, Medical / Life Sciences; Integration Point

Healthcare Market Scan 2017
(November 2017)

Mark Van Sumeren
Healthcare Industry Advisor LLC

The Business of Healthcare - A Customer Facing Approach
(November 2017)

Mike Hughes
Vice President, Healthcare Business Solutions; Cook Medical

Big Data in Healthcare: Trends and Opportunities for the Medical Device Supply Chain
(November 2017)

Carl Finamore
Consulting Director; PwC

Healthcare Market Scan 2016
(November 2016)

Mark Van Sumeren
Healthcare Industry Advisor

Healthcare 2017 and Beyond: The Six Things You Need to Know About the Future of Healthcare and Probably Don’t
(April 2016)

Joe Flower 
Healthcare Futurist, Industry Analyst, Author and Speaker

Operationalizing the Future
(April 2016)

Todd Abraham
Consultant; Former VP of Operations for Endologix

New Entrants in the Medical Device Industry
(November 2015)

Brian Williams
Director, New Health Economy; PwC

Healthcare Market Scan 2013
(November 2013)

Mark Van Sumeren
Senior Vice President, Strategy; Owens & Minor

10 Things They Don't Tell You in a Med Tech Start Up
(November 2013)

Thomas Rasmussen
Vice President, Operations and Supply Chain; VBOX Medical

Building the Outcome-Focused Healthcare Value Chain
(May 2013)

Todd Applebaum
Research Vice President; Gartner

The Evolving European Market: Challenges and Opportunities
(May 2013)

Tina Vatanka Murphy
Senior Vice President Global Markets; GHX

A Commercial Perspective and the Importance of Supply Chain
(November 2012)

Chip Jones
Vice President of Corporate Sales; ConMed

Medical Device Trends in Asia
(November 2012)

Andrew Frye
Business Development Healthcare; DKSH

Healthcare Industry Trends
(November 2011)

Karen Conway
Director Industry Relations; GHX

Capital Markets Update
(November 2011)

Daniel Lubin
Managing Partner; Radius Ventures LLC

COVID-19

Lessons Learned from the Data
(November 2020)

Mark Van Sumeren
Managing Director; Health Industry Advisor LLC

PPE on Steroids
(November 2020)

Mike Tuck
VP Global Product Supply, Procurement and Supply Chain; O&M/ Halyard

Serving Medical Device OEMs as a Contract Manufacturer
(November 2020)

Nicholas Schulz
EVP Global Operations and Active Device Components; Heraeus
Jayme Hanson
VP Marketing and Customer Experience; Heraeus

The Provider COVID-19 Perspective
(November 2020)

Joe Walsh
Consultant; Supply Chain Sherpas

The Vaccine Promise and Challenges, and Terso Update
(November 2020)

Dr. Ash Anderson
CMO; Promega and Terso Solutions
Joe Pleshek
CEO, Terso Solutions

Pandemic Risk Management Strategies
(November 2020)

Karl Bryant
Senior Vice President, Business Continuity Management; Marsh Risk Management

Labeling for a Covid Supply Chain
(November 2020)

Joe Farrell
Global Account Executive; Loftware
Laura Johnson
Senior Account Executive; Loftware

From Hyper-Growth to Near-Zero and Back
(November 2020)

Todd Abraham
VP Operations; Ivantis
Jon Asercion
Sr. Manager, Global Supply Chain; Ivantis

European Regulation Update in Light of Covid-19, Including EU MDR
(April 2020)

Kareem Elwakil
Director; PwC Management Consulting

Report-out from Gartner Covid-19 Interviews with Device and Diagnostic Manufacturers
(April 2020)

Stephen Meyer
Research Director; Gartner

Overview of Provider Actions/Responses to Covid-19
(April 2020)

Eric O'Daffer
Research VP; Gartner

FDA, Regulatory, and Quality Management

EU MDR Update
(April 2022)

Joseph Gatewood, Vice President; AdvaMed
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Moustafa Ragab, Senior Manager, Pharma and Life Sciences Operations Consulting; PwC
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MDSAP and Regulatory Update
(May 2019)

Daniel Wright
Operating Vice President, Global Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs and Product Safety; Halyard Health Division / O&M

EU Medical Device Regulations Update
(November 2018)

Kareem Elwakil
Consultant; PwC

AdvaMed Government Policy Update
(November 2015)

Riley Swinehart
Vice President Government Affairs; AdvMed

Best Practices in Supplier Quality
(November 2015)

Steve Niedelman
Lead Quality System and Compliance Consultant; King & Spaulding LLP

FDA/CDRH Compliance Initiatives
(June 2015)

William McFarland
Director; Division of Manufacturing & Quality, FDA
Shanika Booth
Consumer Safety Officer; Division of Manufacturing & Quality, FDA

Quality Remediation Case Study
(June 2015)

Mark Lincoln
Vice President, Quality & Operations; Terumo Cardiovascular

Medical Device OEM Services

Sponsor Introduction – Movemedical
(November 2020)

Mareo McCracken
Chief Customer Officer; Movemedical www.movemedical.com

Sponsor Introduction – Providien Medical
(November 2020)

Ryan McCormick
Director, Business Development; Providien, A Carlisle Company www.providienmedical.com

Sponsor Update – GHX
(November 2020)

Denise Odenkirk
Vice President, Supplier Sales; GHX www.ghx.com

Heraeus / Medical Components - An Introduction
(May 2019)

Amanda Kurth
Vice President, Manufacturing Technologies; Heraeus Medical Components

GPO for Medical Device Manufacturers
(June 2015)

Rick Fultz
Vice President and Managing Director; Biocom

Healthcare Provider and GPO Perspectives

Healthcare Provider's New Reality
(April 2022)

Steve Downey, Chief Supply Chain Officer; Cleveland Clinic
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Mike Brown, AVP, Supply Chain; Texas Children's Hospital
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Sponsor Update – Vizient
(November 2020)

Rachael Martin
Sr. Supply Chain Operations Program Director; Vizient www.vizientinc.com

The Evolving Physician Mindset - Evolution and Revolution
(May 2019)

Ash Anderson, MD MS
CMO; Promega and Terso Board Member

Changing Role of the GPO
(November 2018)

Stephen Downey
Group SVP, Supply Chain Operations; Vizient

Health System Supply Chain Insights 2018 
(November 2018)

Jamie Kowalski - Jamie C. Kowalski Consulting, LLC

Vizient Consolidated Service Center Consulting & Froedtert Case Study
(November 2018)

Molly Ehrlich - Consulting Director; Vizient
Tom White - Director, Supply Chain; Froedtert Health
Scott Wilson - Program Director, Americas Distribution; Medtronic

One Health System Leaders Perspective on Emerging Trends 2017
(April 2017)

John Brindley
Retired President; SETON Healthcare

Franciscan Missionaries of our Lady (FMOL) Health System -  Road to Excellence
(June 2015)

William Mosser
Vice President, Supply Chain

A Physician’s Perspective
(November 2014)

Dr. Ashley Anderson
Physician and Chief Medical Officer
Promega

 

A Healthcare Provider’s Perspective
(June 2014)

Tom Lubotsky
Vice President Supply Chain and Clinical Resource Management; Advocate Health Care

A Canadian Healthcare Provider's Supply Chain Perspective
(November 2012)

John Martin
Director of Hospital Services; Queensway Charlton Hospital

Application of Lean Concepts at a Healthcare Provider
(November 2012)

Steve Schaefer
Vice President of Supply Chain; Virginia Mason Hospital

Distributor Perspectives

Healthcare Supply Chains, Market Challenges & Industry Collaboration
(April 2022)

Manpreet Sandhu, Program Manager, Healthcare Supply Chain Collaborative; HIDA
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Robert Gahan, VP, Head of Healthcare North America; Kuehne + Nagel
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The Distributor's View of Healthcare and the Medical Device Industry
(May 2011)

Matthew Rowan
CEO; HIDA

Leadership Development

Elevating Supply Chain Management to the Executive Suite
(November 2018)

Joe Walsh
Executive Advisor; Supply Chain Sherpas

The Reinvented Leader
(April 2016)

Chuck Bolton
CEO; The Bolton Group LLC

What Companies are Looking For in Supply Chain Leadership
(November 2015)

John Davitt
Senior Client Partner and co-Leader Supply Chain Center of Excellence North America; Korn Ferry

UDI and Data Standards

UDI Implementation Experiences and Provider Adoption
(June 2015)

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

UDI: The Global Value Proposition
(October 2013)

Karen Conway
Executive Director; Industry Relations; GHX

Terumo Cardiovascular Systems and UDI – An Unexpected Voyage
(May 2013)

Craig Karagitz
Senior Project Manager; Terumo Cardiovascular Systems
Source:  2013 GHX Healthcare Supply Chain Summit

Mercy/ROi and Becton Dickinson Collaborate to Improve Quality of Care and Reduce Costs - Application of GS1 Standards and the "Perfect Order" Metric
(May 2012)

Alex Zimmerman
Director of Integrated Business Solutions; Mercy/ROi
Dennis Black
Director eCommerce; Becton Dickinson

Data Standards Adoption Case Study - B. Braun
(May 2010)

Volker Zeiner
Auto ID; B. Braun and Eucomed

Supply Chain University Programs

Supply Chain Program Overview - Rider University
(December 2010)

Tan Miller
Director of the Global Supply Chain Management Program

Supply Chain Program Overview - Michigan State University
(May 2010)

David Closs
Department Chair

Supply Chain Program Overview - Arizona State University
(December 2009)

William Verdini
Arizona State WP Carey School of Business
Associate Professor and Chairperson of the Supply Chain
Management Department

Health Management & Policy Research - Arizona State University
(December 2009)

Eugene Schneller Ph.D
Professor; Health Management & Policy

Supply Chain Program Overview - University of Tennessee
(May 2009)

Dr. Matthew Myers, Ph.D.
University of Tennessee

Recruiting & Retention

Women in Supply Chain
(April 2022)

Yolanda Van Riel, Executive, Strategic Accounts; Rhenus