HISCI Annual Meeting & Strategic Accounts Strategy Summit

Thursday, September 27 | Hyatt Regency O’Hare


HISCI is a national trade association representing manufacturers, suppliers and service providers that support the healthcare sector. HISCI streamlines the healthcare supply chain by providing a secure forum for members and stakeholders to share insights and develop best practices, thereby improving efficiency, lowering the costs of healthcare, and enhancing the ability of member companies to operate in the healthcare sector.


HISCI Annual Meeting Agenda

Thursday, September 27

8:00–10:00am | Distributor Reverse ExpoConnect with more than 60 distributors

9:00–10:00am | GPO And IDN Education Session: Key Trends Impacting the Supply Chain

10:15–11:15am | Strategic Account Leaders ShareGroup — Peer-to-peer networking

11:30am–1:30pm | GPO And IDN Reverse Expo — Connect with over 30 GPOs and IDNs

1:45–5pm | HISCI Strategic Accounts Strategy Summit — Driving Results In The Changing Healthcare Environment

  • Opening Remarks And HISCI Update
    • Speaker: Bob Glover, VP, Enterprise Contracting, Cardinal Health
  • Best-In-Class Key Account Management In Medtech
    Speakers:
    • Mills Schenck, Partner & Managing Director, The Boston Consulting Group
    • Tammer Farid, Principal, The Boston Consulting Group
  • Top 5 Concerns Of Health System Supply Chain Leaders
    • Speaker: Laura Kowalczyk, VP, Support Services, UAB Medicine
  • Trends In Group Purchasing: National GPOs And Regional Coalitions
    Speakers: A panel of GPO, RPC and IDN key decision-makers
    • Shifts in the group purchasing landscape
    • Impact of regional aggregation groups
    • Customer needs in this changing environment
  • Building The Next-Generation Strategic Accounts Team
    Speakers: A panel of distributor and manufacturer strategic accounts leaders
    • Adapting the key accounts strategies to grow in the new environment

5:00–7:00pm | Networking Reception


The HISCI Annual Meeting badge allows access to all Streamlining Healthcare education sessions:

  • Contract Administration And GPO Panel Discussion | Tuesday Sept. 25, 3:00-5:30pm
  • Making the Case for Quality Products | Wednesday Sept. 26, 8:30-10:30am
  • The Changing Political Landscape| Wednesday Sept. 26, 4:00-5:00pm
  • Supply Chain Continuity Summit | Thursday Sept. 27, 1:30-4:30pm (separate fee required)

See Complete HIDA Agenda ►


For more information about HISCI membership visit www.hiscionline.org.