GPO or Local/Self Contracting Series: Categories & Practices of Contracting Option Choices - Part 2

A thought-leader panel discussion about the role of GPOs within the changing healthcare landscape and the and the daily decision of using a GPO or regional/local contracting. In part 2 of the GPO or Local/Self Contracting webcast series, the panel considers the multiple product categories and the process of choosing the most appropriate contracting option.

Moderator:
Allen Archer, System Director of Supply Chain at Houston Healthcare

Panelists:
Preston Hall, Director, Materials Management, Clarion
Jay Kirkpatrick, CEO, MidAmerica Region, HealthTrust
Michael Louviere, System VP Supply Chain, Ochsner Health System
Joe Walsh, Executive Vice President of Operations, Pensiamo