HIDA Executive Conference | March 26-29, 2019

Education Breakout Sessions and ShareGroups


Wednesday • March 27

10:15-11:00am | Breakout Sessions

  • Medical Device And Distribution Outlook: Investor Perspectives
    Kevin Swan, Partner, Water Street Healthcare Partners
    Dan Eckert, CEO, StatLab
  • Consolidated Service Centers: Threat Or Opportunity?
    Lorcan Sheehan, CEO, PerformanSC Supply Chain
    Elizabeth Hilla, Senior Vice President, HIDA

2:30-3:45pm | Breakout Session

The Evolving Role Of Advanced Practice Providers: Reshaping Healthcare Delivery
Jamie El Harit, Assistant Professor, College of Nursing and Health Professions, Valparaiso University


ShareGroups are networking groups targeted to specific job titles within manufacturer and distributor companies. These groups allow professionals with similar roles to share their challenges, grow their networks, and learn from each other.

Wednesday • March 27

2:30-3:45pm | Medical Sales Leader ShareGroup
Adapting The Sales Strategy To Changes In Customer Reimbursement

  • Open to anyone with sales force leadership responsibilities
  • Share ideas in small groups on sales topics

Thursday • March 28

10:15-11:30am | Vendor Relations ShareGroup
Consolidation: Maintaining Strong Partnerships When The Players Keep Changing

  • Open to anyone in vendor relations and manufacturer-distributor relations
  • Exchange ideas in small groups on how both sides can work better together

10:15-11:30AM | Strategic Accounts ShareGroup
The Relationship Between Strategic Accounts And Contract Administration

  • Open to leaders managing GPO and IDN strategic account teams
  • Exchange ideas on the strategic account management team’s role in negotiating and managing contracts, key challenges, and best practices

Education Contact:

Stephanie Reed, MS»
(MS Instructional Design)
Director, Education