Conferences & Events 2017-2019

October 10th, 2019-  Baptist MD Anderson, Jacksonville, Florida
Agenda/Featured Speakers/Presentations:
Coastal Community Health: The Power of Positive Collaboration; Scott Wooten, FACHE, Executive Vice President, Operations, Coastal Community Health & Executive Vice President & CFO, Baptist Health  HERE
Coastal Community Health: Value Analysis; One Message/Two Healthcare Systems;  Janet Bezinque, Director of Value Analysis, Coastal Community Health &  Phil Gaby, Strategic Sourcing Director, Supply Chain Management, Coastal Community Health  HERE
Mergers and Acquisitions: Before, During and After; Jean Sargent, FCS, CMRP, FAHRMM, President, Sargent Healthcare Strategies.  HERE
Panel:The Suppliers Vantage Point: Establishing a cohesive approach when faced with a merger and/or acquisition; Moderated by Carrie Gorman, Enterprise Solution Executive at GHX with featured panelists: Jeff Bates, Area Vice President and GM-Southeast at ASP Global & Clancy Mowll, Regional Sales Director-Southeast at  3M Medical Solutions Division & Rick Gilson, Regional Sales Director at Halyard & Summer LaBrie, Regional VP of Sales at MedPricer
AHRMM and Florida AHRMM: Taking Advantage of Resources to Enhance your Career: Brent Petty, Executive Industry Consultant,  Lexmark International, Inc & Jean Sargent, FCS, CMRP, FAHRMM, President, Sargent Healthcare Strategies, & Carrie Gorman, Enterprise Solution Executive at GHX HERE
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August 29th, 2019 -Orlando Health, Orlando, Florida
Agenda/Featured Speakers/Presentations:
Supply Chain Strategy and Enterprise Alignment; Suzzanne Thomson Quintero Vice President, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Orlando Health Bernadette Spong, Chief Financial Officer, Orlando Health.  File Pending Approval
Healthcare Legislative UpdatesJohn Wilgis, Vice President,Member & Corporate Services,Florida Hospital Association File 1  File 2
Talent as your Competitive Advantage, Audrey McGuckin, CEO, Audrey McGuckin Talent Solutions  HERE
The Reliable Design of Environmental Services, Aaron Jett, Clinical Solutions Manager, Cintas Healthcare  File Pending Approval
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May 7th, 2019 - University of Miami, Miami, Florida
Agenda/Featured Speakers/Presentations:
Engaging the C-Suite for Value-Based Projects: Mary Beth Briscoe,  Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. UHealth and Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami Presentation HERE
UPS Medical Drone Service; Saving Time, Saving Money Saving Lives: Kevin Wasik, UPS Global Product Innovation Presentation HERE
Disruptive Innovation and The Future of Healthcare: Kevin C. “Casey” Nolan, Presentation HERE
Categorization of Bone Grafting Technologies: Amanda Rosen Global Operations Marketing Leader, Biologics. Medtronic
Panel Discussion: Collaboration with Value Analysis, Physicians, Clinicians and the Supplier for Successful Alignment of Technologically Advanced and Evolving Products.  

Moderator: Kevin Kline, Director of Strategic Accounts, Restorative Therapies Group, Medtronic
Clinton Hazziez, AVP Supply Chain Operations. Cancer Treatment Centers of America®
Rosa M. Costanzo, Chief Procurement Officer, Jackson Health System
Michele Grove, Account Executive- Healthcare Organizations, Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)

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February 22nd, 2019 - Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota, Florida
Agenda/Featured Speakers/Presentations:
A COO’s Perspective on Healthcare Operations, Lorrie Liang, Chief Operating Officer, Sarasota Memorial Health Care (presentation confidential)
The Healthcare Supply Chain Talent Gap, Andy Brailo, Senior Vice President, Premier Inc.  HERE
The Value of Insourcing Equipment Planning, Robert Santos, Director, Technology Assessment and Biomedical Engineering. Danielle Mattox, Manager, Equipment Planning and Projects, Ashlyn Wooten, Equipment and Project Planner, Sarasota Memorial Health Care.  HERE
Importance of Supply Chain in Risk Mitigation, Suzanne Koutroubis, Director of Corporate Accounts, Halyard Health. Andrew Leaders, Area Vice President, Owens and Minor.  HERE
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October 4th, 2018 - Halifax Health, Daytona, Florida
Agenda/Featured Speakers/Presentations:
Hospitals Trends & Strategies: Supply Chain Perspective-Brent Petty, Presentation HERE
C-Level view of Cost Control: Eric Peburn, CFO, Halifax Health, Presentation HERE
The Clinically Integrated Supply Chain: Jay Kirkpatrick, CEO, HealthTrust, Presentation HERE
Creative Cost Control Strategies Panel Discussion: Rick Laird, VP, Pres-Elect, FL AHRMM, Mark W. Campbell, VP Supply Chain & Process Improvement, Tampa General Hospital, Rick Tresmond, VP Supply Chain Management, CCA. Presentation HERE
Supply Chain Services at Halifax HealthAnthony Carrillo, Halifax Health, Presentation HERE

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July 26th, 2018. South Florida Summer Event
Agenda/Featured Speakers/Presentations:
Everything is Changing – Healthcare Leadership in a Multi-Generational Workplace, Jay McChord, Corporate Trainer, Speaker, Author, & ‘Chief Encouragement Officer’ Download Presentation
Leveraging Teams for Improvement , Craig Williams, CPIM, Materials Manager, Laser Spine Institute Download Presentation
​UDI: Finding Value in the Real World, Karen Conway, CMRP, MSHCD, CLSSGB, Vice President, Healthcare Value, GHX 
Jean Sargent, Past President of AHRMM Download Presentation
Get on Board the Value Analysis Train! Velma Davis, Clinical Value Analysis Manager, University of Miami Hospital and Clinics
Vanesa Lougheed, Manager of Strategic Analytics, University of Miami’s Supply Chain Department, Mari Machado, Value Analysis-Clinical Resource Manager, University of Miami Hospital & Clinics Download Presentation


June 8th, 2018. Annual Conference, Tampa Palms Country Club 

Agenda/Featured Speakers/Presentations:
Certificate of Attendance Here (click the link and print the page with your name)
Annual Conference Brochure


February 9th, 2018 South Florida Winter Institute, Cleveland Clinic - Florida
Agenda/Featured Speakers/Presentations:
Hospital Trends & Strategies: Supply Chain Perspective Presentation
Best Practices for Internal and External Collaboration with the University of Miami Presentation    

Proactive Price Management – Reduce Variability and Increase Supply Chain Savings Leveraging Collaboration and Technology Presentation

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November 3th, 2017, Central Florida Fall Symposium-Florida Hospital - Orlando, FL
Agenda/Featured Speakers/Presentations:
The Next Step in Cost Savings, Presentation
From Observation to Action: Perioperative Inventory as a Jump Start to Supply Chain Performance Improvement, Presentation
Leading Practice in Organizational Design for Capital Improvement, Presentation​​

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2017 Annual Meeting & Vendor Fair, Tampa Palms Country Club
Agenda/Featured Speakers/Presentations:
Generational and Cultural ‘FIT’, Amy Carrasco, HR Manager, Tampa General Hospital & Tampa General Medical Center, Jessica Bellew, Partner, Code Bellew
Hospital Facility Security-Who is in your hospital and do you know they are there?, Tom Stafford, Vice-President and CIO, Halifax Health, Jean Sargent, President, Sargent Healthcare Strategies, Jason Powell, CISSP, CISA, Chief Information Security Officer, Tampa General Hospital
​​Healthcare Data and Supply Chain Technology-What is it and why is it so important in a Value Based World?, Apparsamy Balaji, Director, Enterprise Data Management & Web Applications, BayCare Health System, Rodney Reynolds, Director, Strategic Planning, BayCare Health System
​​The Role of Governance and Physicians in Supply Chain Transformation and Contract Negotiations, Celeste M. West, Vice President, Supply Chain Management, Adventist Health System