Supplier Strategy Track | National Ballroom A

This track is designed to exchange the most valuable and timely insights from a variety of supply chain stakeholders in order to enhance partnerships, grow collaboration and drive better care delivery.

Monday, February 20, 2023
Suppliers Breakfast | National Ballroom Foyer, Ballrooms Commons7:30 AM - 8:00 AM

Enjoy a full breakfast and get ready for the 2023 ACE Summit Continuing Education.

For more information contact Trey Beuttel at 859.523.5701

Supplier Strategies Track: GPO Insights Panel8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

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The visibility and dynamics of the supply chain have faced unprecedented change over the past several years. Against the backdrop of the new, high-profile supply chain, group purchasing organization executives will share insight from their unique role as industry experts and explore how they believe suppliers can best position themselves to be successful in both the short and long-term around healthcare construction, capital, and facilities

Learning Objectives:

1. Uncover and define the trends compelling healthcare construction and facilities decisions.

2. Gain insight into operations and design innovations driven by the evolution of care delivery.

3. Explore current supply accessibility and ongoing supply chain resilience efforts.

4. Describe innovative solutions and processes that can drive further efficiency in the supply chain.

Supplier Strategies Track: IDN Insights9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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The continued movement towards virtual care and other alternate care settings, aging infrastructure and the rising cost of borrowing are just a few of the challenges facing healthcare organizations when it comes to healthcare construction, capital and facilities. Leading providers from around the country will discuss these trends and how suppliers can better position themselves as strategic partners in facilities planning and management.

Learning Objectives:

1. Discuss optimized use of facilities to best serve patients.

2. Review the ongoing movement towards decentralized services.

3. Describe new facility trends driven by the recent pandemic.

4. Explain how to be better prepared for changes to market changes and needs

Supplier Strategies Track: Industry Outlook10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

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What’s the industry outlook when it comes to healthcare construction and facilities management? Healthcare construction continues to be robust despite rising costs, with spending nearing historical levels, as reported in a recent healthcare construction briefing. Leaders from a variety of industry sources will explore the future of healthcare as it relates to capital projects and how disruptions in construction will influence strategy and planning for forthcoming projects.

Learning Objectives:

1. Recall how rising costs will continue to influence the supply chain and construction plans.

2. Review the continuing emphasis on sustainability and how it will impact facility operations going forward.

3. Identify the latest building innovations including design, materials and modular solutions.

4. Plan for changes to market conditions that may require changes to plans and strategy.

Suppliers Lunch | National Foyer, Ballrooms Commons11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Learn about new solutions impacting sales channels and how to better understand these solutions and the impact they can have on your sales efforts...