Linking Technology and Supply Chain: Cost, Quality and Outcomes (CQO)

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

$295 December 10 - January 27
$325 After January 27

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As healthcare moves from a fee-for-service to a fee-for-value environment, the supply chain can provide the critical needed data to help healthcare systems meet the requirements and objectives of healthcare reform: better quality at a more affordable cost. In this day-long symposium, attendees will participate not only  in a critical dialogue to gain a greater understanding of the data supply chain can provide around care delivery performance and outcomes but also identify ways to align these key functions in supporting overall organizational objectives in this era of change. As a source of essential data, the supply chain is well-positioned to help hospitals and health systems understand the analytical aspects of outcomes reporting that leads to its ability to deliver better quality at a more affordable price.

Overall Learning Objectives:

  1. Recognize the critical roles that involve both IT and the supply chain in supporting overall cost, quality and outcomes objectives and goals of the healthcare enterprise
  2. Identify elements that the supply chain provides and how these can result in better insights into cost and quality drivers
  3. Describe the components of the data technology infrastructure necessary to mine supply chain data


Sunday, February 23
February 23, 2014
8:45AM - 9:45AM ET
Opening Keynote: The Healthcare IT Imperative
Session ID: Symposium SC1
February 23, 2014
10:00AM - 11:00AM ET
Tapping the Supply Chain for Better Costs, Quality and Outcomes
Session ID: Symposium SC2
February 23, 2014
11:00AM - 12:00PM ET
The Health IT-Supply Chain Link
Session ID: Symposium SC3
February 23, 2014
1:00PM - 2:00PM ET
The Supply -Chain IT Connection in a Value-based Environment
Session ID: Symposium SC4
February 23, 2014
2:00PM - 3:00PM ET
The IT Connection: Health IT as the Connector Across the Enterprise
Session ID: Symposium SC5
February 23, 2014
3:15PM - 4:15PM ET
Closing Keynote: The Accountable IT Professional: Ensuring Supply Chain Best Practices
Session ID: Symposium SC6

HIMSS wishes to acknowledge the following individuals for their participation in planning this symposium:

Karen Conway, Executive Director of Industry Relations, GHX
Richard A. Perrin, President, AdvanTech, Inc.
Deborah L.  Sprindzunas, Executive Director, AHRMM
Lana Makhanik, VP, Business Development, VUEMED, Inc.