IDN Fall 2009 Summit to Be Held September 23 - 25

Cumbre 2009 de la caída de IDN que se sostendrá del 23 al 25 de septiembre

por Joan Trombetti, Writer | September 16, 2009
Participants will have the
opportunity to hear from
industry leaders about
proven models and
strategies to handle
current solutions
The IDN 2009 Fall Summit & Expo will be held at the Gaylord Texan Resort, September 23 - 25.

The Educational Tracks listed were developed in conjunction with the IDN Summit's Education Advisory Board to provide innovative solutions and models to advance the health care supply chain. Each track will be composed of multiple sessions, allowing senior health care executives and their GPO and supplier partners the option to tailor their educational experience to best fit their individual needs.

The Clinical Integration Track will explore the latest strategies for aligning clinical products and services with clinical protocols and reimbursement guidelines to achieve optimal efficacy. Attendees learn how to enhance internal capabilities and elevate leadership acumen to improve health system performance in areas such as product quality, disaster preparedness, clinical systems and Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs), among other topics.

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This session is best suited for CMOs, CNOs, Chief Quality Officers, Chief Purchasing Officers, Chief Supply Chain Officers, Vice Presidents of Support Services, Vice Presidents of Operations, Directors of Clinical Services, Vice Presidents of Supply Chain, Directors of Supply Chain, Administrative Directors, Corporate Supply Chain Officers, Clinical Materials Resource Coordinators, Clinical Operations Managers, Clinical Product Coordinators and Value Analysis Professionals.

The Strategic Management Track will discuss the best strategic business practices and innovative approaches in leading your health care organization. Participants will discover if their organization is prepared to meet the current and future challenges of health care delivery and will learn from industry thought-leaders on the effectiveness and sustainability of existing models and the potential for success of new, disruptive models.

This track is best suited for CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CNOs, CMOs, Chief Purchasing Officers, Chief Supply Chain Officers, Vice Presidents of Operations, Vice Presidents of Support Services, Vice Presidents of Supply Chain, Directors of Supply Chain, Administrative Directors and Corporate Supply Chain Officers.

The Contracting Strategies Track will identify contracting strategies, solutions, and strategic sourcing initiatives that deliver high compliance and cost reduction opportunities for product, capital and purchase services acquisitions. Participants will review best practices for effective supplier partnerships and explore emerging models for seizing and controlling cost in ever-increasing supply chain expenditures. Learn how to adapt contracting protocol to the constantly changing health care landscape.