You're invited to BALTIMORE for the FIRST GHX Summit Forum!

Tuesday March 27, 2018 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Please join us at the Lord Baltimore Hotel in Baltimore, MD on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 from 7:30 AM – 12:30 PM for this networking event. Discover how your industry peers are integrating supply chain data into the clinical world!

Lord Baltimore Hotel
20 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201


  • 7:30 AM Breakfast
  • 8:30 AM GHX Update:
    • Healthcare provider and supplier consolidation (M&A)
    • Innovative supply chain models
    • Evolving data demands and opportunities
  • 9:00 AM Industry Trends Analysis & Forecast:
    • Vertical integrations and their impact on providers
    • Use of UDIs and real-world evidence for improved sourcing
    • Integration of supply chain, clinical and financial data
    • Innovation as a disruptor
  • 9:40 AM Keynote Speaker:
    Anne Snowdon, RN, PhD, chair, World Health Innovation Network, and scientific director & CEO, SCAN Health will share a newly released supply chain maturity tool designed to provide evidence as to how supply chain strategy can support clinical and financial performance and patient quality and safety. 
  • 10:15 AM Break
  • 10:30 AM Facilitated Discussion:
    Ann Ferriter, director, Division of Analysis and Program Operations, Office of Compliance, U.S. FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health, will join Dr. Snowdon for a facilitated discussion with attendees on how accurate clinical supply documentation at the point of care can improve patient safety and quality of care. Ms. Ferriter co-leads the Product Quality Outcomes Analytics effort within the Medical Device Innovation Consortium Case for Quality, which seeks to create a resource for providers to make better purchasing decisions based on real world evidence of product performance in seven domains of quality. 
  • 11:15 AM Summary / Closing Remarks
  • 11:30 AM Networking Lunch