Conference Learning Objectives:
  1. Formulate new product standardization processes.
  2. Describe how to use product standardization to improve care and reduce costs.
  3. Demonstrate opportunities for better control of the Patient Bill of Materials.
  4. Determine methods for collaboration to improve the Purchased Services process.
  5. Analyze and discuss the benefits of collaborative partnerships.
  6. Analyze how to best implement and leverage physician engagement in supply chain.
  7. Differentiate the types of financial decisions facing IDN executives in today’s healthcare landscape.
  8. Identify strategies to implement LEAN approaches in order to reduce waste.
  9. Analyze the benefits of a team-based approach to supply chain integration.
  10. Outline the methods to create LEAN supplier networks.
  11. Analyze the unique opportunities available through the use of the Balanced Scorecard.
  12. Describe a Balanced Scorecard and how it can connect strategy and action.
  13. Identify Balanced Scorecard strategies that work to enable suppliers to better present their services in ways that help healthcare organizations achieve their goals.
  14. Define methods for effectively managing 340B requirements.
  15. Analyze the potential for savings, revenue and prescription access that 340B provides.
  16. Identify strategies for implementing 340B without increased administrative burdens.
  17. Explain the dynamics of Consolidated Services Centers in the Hospital Pharmacy setting. 
  18. Describe three characteristics of effective Key Performance Indicators.
  19. Identify opportunities for improvement in methods of medication management.
  20. Analyze and identify the factors contributing to the changes in the hospital pharmacy setting.
  21. Outline best practices for maximizing revenue and efficiency.
  22. Identify opportunities for new pharmacy initiatives in your organization.
  23. Outline the methods to best align and transform supply chain processes.
  24. Analyze and discuss the impact of healthcare reform now and in the future.
  25. Identify proven methods of leveraging the power of provider-supplier collaborations to improve outcomes.
  26. Recognize the importance of developing an “Exponential Mindset”.
  27. Discuss the strategic advantages of embracing change in today’s healthcare environment.
  28. Discover tactics you can implement immediately to reorganize your team’s priorities and account plans.
  29. Create action steps to lower business risk and improve cybersecurity processes and HIPAA compliance.
  30. Identify methods to solve problems and break down traditional barriers in Value Analysis.
  31. Discover effective strategies to gain increased self-awareness of the ways your current communication style influences others.
  32. Explore strategies to communicate with individuals who have personality and communication styles that differ from yours.
  33. Differentiate ways to effectively communicate verbally and non-verbally.
  34. Assess the steps necessary to move from intent to action in a leadership role.
  35. Describe the key drivers influencing healthcare decision makers.
  36. Explore the benefits and barriers to networking.
  37. Devise new strategies for effective networking.
  38. Demonstrate identifiable networking techniques.
  39. Explain the importance of being an agile leader and exercising Dimensional Leadership.
  40. Describe the various ways in which we lead and how to effectively lead in various situations.
  41. Identify strategies to increase leadership adaptability.
  42. Outline processes that improve quality and reduce healthcare costs through education, innovation, and process management.
  43. Describe three strategies for improving inventory management in your organization.
  44. Describe three challenges health systems face when measuring and managing data.
  45. Identify best practices for cost-reduction, utilization review and reduction in variation in supply chain operations.
  46. Develop strategies to improve spend management practices in your organization.
  47. Analyze the potential for expanding into alternate site markets for your organization.
  48. Strategize innovative processes to transform the healthcare supply chain.
  49. Explain the primary benefits and methods for generating revenue in a health system through pharmacy services.
  50. Outline processes for increasing and improving pharmacy services in your organization.
  51. Identify best practices for measuring results in pharmacy services growth.
  52. Define methods of service consolidation that allow systems to do more with less.
  53. Discuss best practices in formulary management and utilization management.
  54. Outline ways that tools such as risk sharing, outsourcing, and admission/readmission reduction can help your organization lower costs.