Get the latest on issues impacting your customers during Streamlining Healthcare education sessions. HIDA experts share insights on changes in provider reimbursement, emerging trends, innovative strategies, and more.

AMS-accredited sales reps can earn AMS points for the year at the HIDA conference. For details about HIDA’s AMS accreditation program or earning points contact HIDA.

Contracting Trends and Best Practices
Tuesday, September 24 | 3:00-5:00 pm

  • Provider supply chain leaders’ perspectives on trends in national, regional, and local contracting
  • Insights on how suppliers can best work with health systems to win contracts and drive compliance
  • Innovations and best practices in contract administration and pricing accuracy

Improving Distribution and Logistics in Health Systems
Wednesday, September 25 | 8:30-9:30 am

  • Insights from providers on their biggest operational challenges (back orders are just the beginning)
  • New distribution and logistics models and their advantages and drawbacks

Innovative Strategies for Managing the Non-Acute Supply Chain
Wednesday, September 25 | 9:45-10:45 am

  • Creative approaches to servicing non-acute provider locations, whether they are independent facilities or part of a health system
  • Strategic partnerships between suppliers and providers to increase efficiency and reducing costs

HIDA Government Affairs Update: Reimbursement and Regulation Impacting Your Customers
Wednesday, September 25 | 4:00-5:15 pm

  • Key changes in payment models impacting acute, post-acute, and non-acute providers
  • The future of the ACA and what it means for suppliers, providers, and patients
  • Key regulatory and tax issues impacting healthcare supply chain

IDN & GPO Education Session: Technology Trends For Healthcare Supply Chain
Thursday, September 26 | 9:00-10:00 am

  • Real-life examples from health systems on supply chain technologies they are adopting or upgrading – what’s working and what isn’t
  • Potential solutions for challenges in areas such as sourcing, clinical utilization, and inventory tracking


Stephanie Reed»
Director, Education