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National Hospital Procurement Conference

Strategic Solutions Geared Towards Efficient Procurement Practices and Reduction in Costs

25 - 26 October 2016 | Swissotel, Sydney

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Now in its 6th year, the annual National Hospital Procurement conference will bring together the entire ecosystem to share ideas around how to best improve efficiency, savings and patient safety in Australian hospitals through implementing supply chain efficiencies and improved business and administration processes, procurement and inventory management.

Hospital Procurement is a complex environment and communication and the strengthening internal and external relationships in essential and mutually beneficial. The conference will showcase collaboration and the latest procurement and inventory strategies that demonstrate integrity, transparency and value-for-money.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Adeel Ahmed, Head of Operations – Supply Chain, Alfred Health
  • Colin Hui, Head - Medical & Pharmaceutical Sourcing, Health Purchasing Victoria
  • Hassan Pirov, Senior Category Manager - Operating Theatres, Health Purchasing Victoria
  • Peter Wong, National Procurement Manager, Calvary Healthcare
  • Thomas Loveday, Human Factors Specialist - Patient Safety, NSW Clinical Excellence Commission
  • Anne Miller, Human Factors Specialist, Chief Clinical Information Office, eHealth NSW and Associate Professor (hon) - Clinical and Rehabilitation Sciences Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney and Adjunct Associate Professor, Center for Research and Innovation in Systems Safety, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Dr Tracey Tay, Senior Staff Specialist Anaesthetist, John Hunter Hospital and Clinical Lead - Research, Innovation and Partnerships, Hunter New England Health and Health Technology Assessment Strategy Development Lead, Hunter New England Central Coast Research Hub
  • Eugene Salole, Principal, Value-Based Access Pty Ltd and Conjoint Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales
  • Len Kennedy, Director, Len Kennedy Healthcare Solutions
  • Judith Boskett, National Manager - Corporate Partnerships, Getinge Group
  • Kris Wozniak, Managing Director, Procurement and Contracts Division
  • Steve Moore, Director, The Second Chair

Topics to be covered include:

  • Procurement Reform & Compliance
  • Is it Time for Digital Disruption?
  • Outsourcing Clinical Services-Opportunities and Management
  • Electronic Medication Records
  • Human Factors in Procurement
  • Category Management as it Relates to Healthcare Procurement
  • Disaster Preparedness for Procurement and Supply Chain Challenges
  • How Does the Pharma Industry Better Interact in the Hospital Procurement Process?
  • Asset Management-Legislation Changes
    - The assessment of product suitability
    - The long term cost of decisions
  • A Nursing Perspective on Clinical Procurement
  • Medical Staff Experiences from an Operational Perspective
  • Resourcing Clinical Procurement
  • Keeping the Health Executive Engaged in Health Procurement Matters
  • Engagement of Regions in Health Procurements
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