Join the Mid-Atlantic Society of Healthcare Materials Management
Join us to meet Healthcare Supply Chain professionals and learn more about the industry. We strive to bring about close cooperation among healthcare logistics personnel, encourage and assist members to develop their knowledge base and provide a medium for the interchange of ideas through regular meetings, conferences and educational programs.
Dear MASHMM Community,
It is with great pleasure and excitement that I announce that Shermaine Pollard has been nominated to the role of President for the years 2024-2026. Shermaine has been a member of MASHMM for a year but has demonstrated the eagerness and initiative to lead this fantastic group. Over this year of tenure, she has been integral in the success of two of our largest events and looks forward to continuing to elevate MASHMM to the highest levels.
Shermaine Pollard is a seasoned Healthcare Supply Chain professional with over 28 years of experience. She is the Director of Strategic Sourcing and Supply Chain Leader for Diversity at MedStar Health, Inc. She is responsible for leading supplier diversity and implementing innovative and industry-leading best practices that reduce supply costs, increase efficiencies and advance marketplace competitiveness through improved clinical and financial outcomes. Shermaine is an experienced functional professional leading organizational strategic planning to tactical implementation. Expert in cost savings, capital equipment, and strategic sourcing strategies with a solid background in contract review, RFP development, compliance, sourcing, negotiation, and execution. Shermaine has advanced knowledge in developing supplier diversity programs, procure-to-pay processes, principles, and purchasing practices, including ethics and standards, bid preparation and evaluation, analyzing cost and market conditions for competitive bidding, quality control and trends, inventory standards, data collection, and market research techniques.
Shermaine Pollard holds a dual master’s degree in Business Administration and Healthcare Administration and a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix.
Congratulations to Shermaine and we look forward to an exciting 2024-2026!
Also Big News!
Dear MASHMM Community,
We are happy to announce that we have a new board member joining our family. Clay Collins from GHX has raised his hand to not only join our team but to take on the position of Treasurer for the 2024–2026-time frame.
Clayton (Clay) Collins is a Sales Account Manager at GHX helping healthcare professionals make valued based decisions by analyzing data to improve patient care and lower the cost to deliver it. Clay was born and raised in Roswell, GA. He is an alumnus of University of Georgia (GO DAWGS!), dog dad and the 5th of 6 kids in his family. His hobbies consist of everything outdoors!
Clay is new to the MASHMM community but loves people and has excelled at his career. He wants to be an integral part of MASHMM as we build out the team for 2024.
Congratulations to Clay and welcome to the family. We look forward to an exciting 2024-2026!
Benefits of Membership
MASHMM membership provides opportunities to meet and talk with peers about different approaches to similar problems. Topics range from benchmarking, to GPO activities, to contracts negotiation, etc.
Networking with other members whether from care providers or vendor organizations provides great opportunities to stay up to date on industry changes and innovative approaches used by others in their organizations.
MASHMM's focus is on professional development for our members. Our meetings and educational programs are all based on our commitment to our members' needs.
Our website provides members with access to previous educational programs as a ready reference to topics and innovative approaches discussed. Click here to review presentations from previous events.
MASHMM receives Diamond-level affiliation for 2023
AHRMM’s Chapter Recognition Program provides affiliated chapters with opportunities to promote their programs and events to the broader AHRMM community through a network representing over 4,500 members. The program is open to all affiliated AHRMM chapters with participating chapters recognized on the AHRMM Website, in Membership Communications, and at the AHRMM Annual Conference. Today MASHMM has over 400 Supply Chain Professionals active on our LinkedIn Group (2nd highest nationally) and continues to be a Diamond-Level Chapter for the last 11 years running.
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