New IDN Summit report examines the healthcare supply chain's true impact on IDN finances and patient care

New IDN Summit report examines the healthcare supply chain's true impact on IDN finances and patient care

Press releases may be edited for formatting or style | July 14, 2020 Business Affairs
LEXINGTON, KY—The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the importance of a strategic supply chain with a strong leader at the helm. The IDN Summit's new research report, The Value of a Chief Supply Chain Officer, focuses on helping IDNs understand the true impact of the supply chain on finances and patient care.

By analyzing the learnings from the supply chain's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, this report shines a light on the strategic role of the healthcare supply chain.

"There's never been anything like this pandemic to teach people how critical the supply chain is to the organization," said Ed Hisscock, SVP of Supply Chain at Trinity Health in Michigan.

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Topics covered in this report include:

· Analysis and learnings from the supply chain's response to COVID-19

· The future of sourcing diversity, partnerships, and distribution models, and information sharing

· A comparison of supply chain structures across the automotive, retail, and e-commerce industries

· Talent development, cultural changes, and actionable insights necessary for the elevation of the healthcare supply chain

With analysis, commentary, and research from healthcare CEOs, Chief Supply Chain Officers, and thought leaders, this report is a must-read for healthcare leaders. Click here to download the report.

The IDN Summit will also offer an educational breakout session analyzing the findings of this report at the IDN Summit Virtual Experience August 25-27, 2020. Register for the virtual conference at

For more information, contact:
Taylor Stapleton
Director, Provider Relationships & Education | 859.523.5701

About the IDN Summit
For over 20 years, the IDN Summit has brought together senior healthcare supply chain and pharmacy executives to source innovative solutions from leading suppliers and GPOs. The IDN Summit is a uniquely designed, premium healthcare supply chain event, featuring the industry's most expansive CE-accredited breakout sessions, visionary keynotes, senior-level idea exchanges, and unparalleled product-sourcing opportunities.

About Bluegrass Business Media
Based in Lexington, KY, Bluegrass Business Media delivers healthcare related events and research through its wholly owned subsidiary, Healthcare Business Media, Inc., whose mission it is to work for the continuous improvement of healthcare delivery with unique, content driven events and fundamental research. Two of these events are the ACE Summit (Orlando, FL) and IDN Summit (Phoenix, AZ & Orlando, FL) in which over three days, the most senior healthcare executives engage with leading suppliers and innovative solutions providers.

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