Capital Equipment Track

Managing capital equipment purchases is a complicated process with unique challenges and opportunities. Even as capital equipment projects resume post-pandemic, it’s clear new strategies are needed to successfully navigate a changing healthcare landscape. This track will examine major aspects of the capital equipment planning process, including reviewing existing plans post-pandemic, prioritizing capital spending amid changing needs, and securing your capital supply chain. 

Successfully Managing Capital Equipment Projects

Monday, February 21, 2022 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

As once-stalled capital equipment projects resume, healthcare leaders are increasingly faced with new challenges and demands. Utilizing risk assessments in the capital prioritization process, planning for continued disruptions, and leveraging technology to shorten the lead times of capital projects can help leaders overcome these challenges, while also resulting in cost savings and more efficient operations. Hear from healthcare leaders as they discuss strategies to review existing capital equipment plans, maximize the life cycle of current capital assets, and leverage new technologies to successfully manage projects.

Prioritizing Capital Equipment Spending

Monday, February 21, 2022 | 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

As health systems continue to grapple with tighter budgets, prioritizing and managing capital equipment spending continues to be fraught with complexities and internal struggles. In this session, you’ll gain practical strategies to budget for current and future needs in the following areas: aging infrastructure, enhanced patient care, and cybersecurity, among other priority initiatives. The panelists will also discuss approaches to develop new sources of revenue that offset capital spending.

Managing your Capital Supply Chain

Monday, February 21, 2022 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Healthcare leaders have faced an unprecedented challenge to secure their capital equipment supply chains and ensure continuity in both material and human capital. Backorders for capital products and labor shortages can result in costly delays and downtime on critical equipment. Diversifying the capital supply chain, increasing product transparency, and improving collaboration can be key to mitigating disruptions. Hear from healthcare supply chain leaders as they share strategies to enhance the capital supply chain, manage labor shortages, and collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.