GPO or Local/Self Contracting Series: Introduction and the GPO Role - Part 1

Allen Archer, System Director of Supply Chain at Houston Healthcare, leads 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. Part 1 centers on the GPO’s role in helping member facilities support their CQO efforts.

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