Events

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November

MASHMM Events

Events are free for members.
Tickets available at the event.

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Panel Discussion & Vendor Dinner Countdown

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Panel Discussion & Vendor Dinner

“Emerging Leaders in Supply Chain”

 

Please join us on Thursday, November 16, 2023 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for our Panel Discussion and Vendor Dinner featuring Jennifer Browne, BSN, RN of LifeBridge Health, Nathan Barbo of MedStar and Jennifer Hey of Owens & Minor.

Dinner Event
No Charge for 2023 Paid Members
$75.00 for Provider Membership Dues
$150 for Vendors and Guests

Supply Chain professionals are vital in bridging the traditional gaps of equity, inclusive, and diverse partnerships. Our panel discussion will focus on Emerging Leaders in the Supply Chain and their impact on the community, healthcare, and social economics.

November 16, 2023  5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Merriweather Lakehouse Hotel
10209 Wincopin Circle
Columbia, Maryland 21044

If you'd like to sponsor this event, please contact us here.

The Panel

Jennifer is a dedicated healthcare professional with nearly three decades of experience in nursing and healthcare administration.  Throughout her extensive career, Jennifer has traversed diverse roles in Adult Critical Care, Trauma, Women’s Health, and Perioperative Services. Her invaluable experience and commitment to quality care led her to a pivotal moment in her career while serving as an Ambulatory Surgery Center supervisor. Here, she demonstrated her keen eye for efficiency and cost-effectiveness, identifying a strategic product change that resulted in significant savings.

Currently serving as the Corporate Director, Value Analysis at LifeBridge Health, Jennifer oversees a multidisciplinary team across the health system. She has consistently delivered substantial savings through her strategic approach, implementing standardization, introducing new products, and seizing conversion opportunities. Jennifer takes immense pride in her ability to bridge the gap between clinical and non-clinical stakeholders, fostering consensus through evidence-based best practices. Her leadership ensures the alignment of strategic goals, making her a vital asset to her organization.

Jennifer Browne

Jennifer Browne

BSN, RN
Corporate Director, Value Analysis
at LifeBridge Health

Nathan Barbo

Nathan Barbo

Senior Vice President of Operations
at MedStar

Nathan Barbo, FACHE serves as the Senior Vice President of Operations at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center.  In this role, he provides executive leadership across clinical, operational and administrative departments.  Based at the medical center in Baltimore, Nathan also works with colleagues across the MedStar Health system to integrate service lines and operations seamlessly for better patient care. 

Prior to joining MedStar Franklin Square, Nathan was the Vice President of Operations at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center and previously served as the Director of Operations at Digestive Disease Associates.  He began his career at MedStar Harbor Hospital as a Summer Intern, where he also completed an Administrative Fellowship.

 An alumnus of the University of North Carolina, Nathan earned a Masters of Healthcare Administration, with a concentration in Finance.  His undergraduate degree is in Healthcare Management from the Ohio State University, where he also studied Economics.  Nathan is a board-certified Fellow in Healthcare Administration by the American College of Healthcare Executives, whose Maryland chapter awarded him the “Early Careerist” award in 2018.

Jennifer joined Owens & Minor in October 2023 as IDN director.  She is the business partner for several strategic corporate accounts.  Jen is a supply chain executive leader with 28 years of diverse healthcare supply chain experience, including two years working for a GPO.

Before joining Owens & Minor, she was Senior Director of Strategic Sourcing for UPMC, focusing on clinical capital and major construction projects.  In addition to sourcing, Jennifer held multiple leadership positions at UPMC, including Senior Director, SCM Operation, and Project Management, where she led a team responsible for integrating mergers and acquisitions for the supply chain as UPMC grew from 15 hospitals to 40 systems IDN.

Jennifer brings a unique perspective to Owens and Minor transitioning from a healthcare provider to a supplier organization. She worked with Owens & Minor in various capacities for the last twenty years. Her integration project work included implementing Pandac, QSight, and both LUM and bulk distribution and transitioning distribution services from competitors to Owens & Minor distribution.

Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in supply chain management, production planning, and inventory control from Bowling Green State University. Outside work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, including her husband, three sons, and a new grandson. She enjoys gardening and cheering for the Pittsburgh Penguins and her son’s hockey teams.

Jennifer Hey

Jennifer Hey

IDN Director
Owens & Minor

MASHMM Virtual Meeting

How IDNs are Being Creative with Cost Savings Efforts during these unprecedented times

 

Please join us on Friday, September 29, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. for our MASHMM Virtual Meeting presented by Molly Zmuda of Vizient, Inc. and Christina Boylston of GHX.

Molly represents Vizient in the Healthcare Industry Resilience Collaborative (HIRC) and is advancing an emerging industry coalition to decarbonize the value chain. She serves on the Board of the American Medical Manufacturers Association and the Next Generation Committee of the Board of the UNC-Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Molly leads a team that advances strategic alignment of spend management services with broader provider and supplier strategies to increase the reliability, quality, affordability and accessibility of care for healthier communities. Her team develops and executes programs with a focus on environmental sustainability, supply assurance, price assurance and insights/intelligence. Molly’s healthcare leadership experience includes spend management, clinical program development, service line administration and integrated operations for two large health systems on the east coast. During her time with Vizient, Molly has led spend aggregation delivery teams, national supply chain Member Networks and strategic transformation workstreams.

Friday, September 29, 2023  12:00 p.m.

Our Speakers

In Vizient Member Networks, Molly was previously responsible for connecting more than 320 provider organizations, including system-level executives and clinical leaders in supply chain and Vizient's Large Integrated Delivery Network (IDN) Supply Network (LISN), representing the nation's largest health systems to share leading practices and data, and develop high-value solutions.

In the provider sector, Molly led orthopedic and surgical services as well as clinical program development of a clinically-integrated network and enterprise-wide service line, advancing full-continuum trauma/injury care across 900+ locations with a focus on population health. Her efforts inspired a North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services research initiative. Molly also developed trauma outreach strategies, including an mTBI feature during Super Bowl XLVII.

Molly Zmuda

Molly Zmuda

Vice President,
Spend Mgmt Services & Delivery at Vizient, Inc

Christina Boylston

Christina Boylston

Director
Business Development at GHX

I am an accomplished, strategic senior executive with a history of significantly increasing revenues and profitability of multiple organizations by driving and overseeing all aspects of sales. I am the Northeast ePay representative and have been with the company for 2 years.  I am recognized by colleagues and customers for exceptional communication, interpersonal, and negotiation talents.  I am a native Floridian and when not working, you can find me on the baseball fields with my husband and two young boys.

2

June

MASHMM Events

Events are free for members

Online Meeting: Healthcare Recruitment and Retention in 2023

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MASHMM Quarterly Meeting - Online

“Healthcare Recruitment and Retention in 2023”

 

Please join us on Friday, June 2, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. for the MASHMM Quarterly Online Meeting presented by Jason Kudrikow of Indeed.

Jason Kudrikow is an experienced strategist with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry educating and providing thought leadership solutions through data and insights to current and prospective clients. Strong marketing professional skilled in Digital Strategy, Human Capital Management (HCM), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Sales and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Friday, June 2, 2023  12:00 p.m.

Our Speaker

Jason Kudrikow is a Senior Talent Strategy Advisor with Indeed Talent Intelligence team supporting Indeed’s Enterprise Level Healthcare clients. With over 23 years of experience within recruitment marketing space, Jason is accustomed to crafting holistic, strategic solutions for clients and solving their hiring challenges by pairing creative executions with digital, social, search and mobile tools to activate the organizations’ employer brand and messaging.

As part of Indeed’s Talent Intelligence team, Jason blends data with industry trend analysis to share Indeed’s story and bring the value of the company’s programs and solutions to life.

Linda Scheanwald

Jason Kudrikow

Senior Talent Strategy Advisor,
Talent Intelligence at Indeed

24

March

MASHMM Events

Events are free for members.
Tickets will be available at the event.

No Charge for 2022 Paid Members
$75 for Provider Membership Dues
$25 for Vendors and Guests

 

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Clinically Integrated Supply Chain Event Countdown

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Panel Discussion & Educational Breakfast

“Clinically Integrated Supply Chain”

 

Please join us on Friday, March 24, 2023 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. for an educational breakfast at the Merriweather Hotel in Columbia, Maryland.

This is a great opportunity to come out, break bread, socialize and attend a panel discussion about the clinically integrated healthcare supply chain.

Enjoy networking with other attendees who work with and around the healthcare supply chain in the Mid-Atlantic and participate in the panel discussion.

March 24, 2023  8:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Venue:
Merriweather Lakehouse Hotel

10209 Wincopin Circle
Columbia, Maryland 21044
(410) 730-3900

 

Our Speakers

Linda is a knowledgeable and enthusiastic healthcare professional with experience in all areas of Peri-Operative services, data collection and data analysis for process improvement, and Clinically Integrated Supply Chain Value Analysis.

She is presently a Clinical Value Analysis Specialist for MedStar Health. BSN, RN with clinical hospital experience, Process Improvement and Change Management training, Supply Chain understanding and Clinical Value Analysis proficiency.

Linda Scheanwald

Linda Scheanwald, RN, BSN

Clinical Value Analysis Specialist
Medstar Health Inc.

Mallory Garner

Mallory Garner

Solution Specialist
GHX

Mallory is a visionary leader with provider healthcare, corporate and educational experience backed by a genuine interest in, and commitment to, improving the efficiency, quality, revenue growth and cost effectiveness of organizations.  She is highly creative, organized and adept at coordinating projects from start to finish.  She is also a versatile communicator comfortable with composing and performing high-impact presentations.  She has experience in Oracle and PeopleSoft ERP procurement and sourcing.

Mallory is able to lead others in demanding circumstances and remain calm in stressful situations.  With a broad range of sourcing experience, both clinical and non-clinical she has extensive experience working with and presenting to diverse stakeholders including Administration, C-Suite, Clinicians and staff.

Moderator:

Shermaine Pollard, MBA, MHA
Director of Network and GPO Relations, Supply Chain
Clinical Value Analysis Leader
MedStar Health, Inc.