Speakers Bureau

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  • Darcy Aafedt, CMRP, FAHRMM

    Darcy Aafedt, CMRP, FAHRMM

    Decision Support Sr. Manager, Banner Health
    Chandler, Arizona

    Darcy Aafedt is Decision Support Senior Manager for Banner Health. She provides leadership to drive supply chain cost improvement across Banner Health for the achievement of its supply cost strategic initiative. Aafedt implements and manages supply cost improvement measurements and results monitoring relative to supply chain management functions.

    This speaker requires travel expenses.

  • Richard Bagley

    Richard Bagley

    Director Strategic sourcing, Intermountain Healthcare
    Midvale, Utah

    Richard currently leads Intermountain Healthcare’s sourcing and contracting teams.  He is responsible to deliver strategies to best utilize $1.8B in spend and drive $50M in annual savings through comprehensive category strategies aligned with the business across the spectrum of all non-labor spend.  He has lead major award winning supply chain initiatives like our procurement transformation efforts.  Richard has been with Intermountain since 2005.  Prior to joining Intermountain, Richard served as a program manager for Siemens, a senior software engineer for 3M Health Information Systems and a commissioned officer in the Army.  He is ...

  • Tony Benedict

    Tony Benedict

    Vice President, HonorHealth
    Scottsdale, Arizona

    Tony Benedict is the Vice President, Procurement & Supply Chain for HonorHealth. He was previously Chief Information Officer, Vice President of Supply Chain for Tenet at Abrazo Health Care in Arizona.

    He is currently serving as President and Director, Board of Directors for the Association of Business Process Management Professionals International and is a co-author of the Business Process Management Common Body of Knowledge versions 2 and 3.


    This speaker requires an honorarium plus travel expenses.

  • Dennis Black

    Dennis Black

    Director, e-Business, Solutions Group, Becton Dickenson (BD)
    Franklin Lake, New Jersey

    Dennis Black is currently Director, e-Business for Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD).  Dennis has over 25 years of experience within the medical device industry and has worked in a variety of different roles.  He is currently part of the BD Solutions Group and is developing and implementing solutions related to supply chain processes, the implementation of data standards, and other collaborative solutions.  Dennis is active in implementing FDA’s Unique Device Identification (UDI) regulation within BD and collaborating with leading healthcare systems on UDI implementation processes.   He serves on the GS1 Healthcare Global Leadership Team, ...

  • Heather Bogan

    Heather Bogan

    Vice President, VHA, Inc.

    As a senior member of VHA’s Performance Services team, Heather Bogan provides strategic counsel and direction to members seeking to optimize the healthcare value equation, improving or maintaining outcomes while decreasing costs.

  • Michael Bohon, CPSM, CMRP

    Michael Bohon, CPSM, CMRP

    Managing Director, HealthCare Solutions Bureau
    Show Low, Arizona

    Michael Bohon, CPSM, CMRP, is the Founding Principal of the HealthCare Solutions Bureau, a healthcare supply chain consulting company. His business background includes over 48 years in supply chain management including the last 30 in the healthcare industry. He is a frequent speaker at national meetings and conferences. He is an instructor and course developer for the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).

  • Randy Bradley

    Randy Bradley

    Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, The University of Tennessee
    Knoxville, Tennessee

    Dr. Bradley is an Assistant Professor of IS and Supply Chain Management at the University of Tennessee. He holds a Ph.D. in Management of Information Technology and Innovation from Auburn University. As a healthcare IT strategist and researcher, his expertise includes the strategic application of business analytics and the interplay between IT strategy and supply chain performance.

    This speaker requires an honorarium plus travel expenses.

  • Matthew Brennan

    Matthew Brennan

    Director, Supply & Logistics, Penn State Hershey Medical Center
    Hershey, Pennsylvania

    Matt Brennan is Director of Supply and Logistics for Penn State Hershey Medical Center and brings over 40 years of healthcare supply chain experience.  Matt is an active member of AHRMM and has presented at both regional and national AHRMM conferences.  He is past president to the Central Pennsylvania Chapter of AHRMM, Program Advisor to the Sterile Processing Program at Keystone Technical Institute and provides a demonstration site to the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency.

    This speaker requires travel expenses.

  • Pamela Bryant

    Pamela Bryant

    SVP, Baylor Scott & White Health
    Dallas, Texas

    SVP of Supply Chain Services. Leads a team of over 500 employees accountable for the day-to-day management of supply operations. President - North Texas chapter of AHRMM;  Member - Board of Directors for the Women’s Business Council Southwest.  

    Education: BS degree in Biology from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia; MBA from Averett University in Danville,Virginia


    This speaker requires travel expenses.

  • Eric Cenac

    Eric Cenac

    Executive Director - Medical Device Implant Solutions, Resource Optimization & Innovation (ROi)
    St. Louis, Missouri

    Eric Cenac is the Executive Director of Medical Device Implant Solutions at ROi. In his role, Eric oversees sales, distribution, contracting and service for Spinal Implants, Vertebral Augmentation Implants and Biologics for ROi’s Strategic Sourcing Arm. After joining ROi in 2011, Eric worked to develop a vertically integrated supply chain model for spine implants, connecting medical device manufacturers to the patients more directly. His efforts resulted in savings of more than 50 percent on spine implants compared to equivalent products. 

  • Jimmy Chung, MD, FACS, CHCQM

    Jimmy Chung, MD, FACS, CHCQM

    Senior Director of Perioperative Services, Providence Health & Services
    Renton, Washington

    Dr. Jimmy Chung is a board certified general surgeon in a full-time supply chain role as Senior Director, Medical Products and Perioperative Services. He has developed an innovative role for the physician leader in supply chain that many other organizations have adopted and is a nationally recognized expert in physician engagement, leadership development, and clinical integration into supply chain and value analysis. He is also a leader in perioperative services and serves on the steering committee of the ASA's Perioperative Surgical Home Learning Collaborative.

  • Vivian Coates

    Vivian Coates

    Vice President, Information Services and Health Technology Assessment , ECRI Institute
    Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania

    Ms. Coates developed and leads ECRI’s EBM and HTA program and projects related to CPGs, quality measurement/improvement, and clinical informatics. She has broad executive responsibility for development of myriad HTA resources, including ECRI’s Emerging Technologies and Health Technology Forecast databases. She leads ECRI’s contribution to WHO’s Priority Medical Devices project & Innovative Health Technologies initiative.


    This speaker requires travel expenses.

  • Doug Colburn

    Doug Colburn

    VP Operations, Midtown Medical Center
    Columbus, Georgia

    Doug Colburn is Vice President of Operations for Midtown Medical Center. He previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Columbus Regional Health, having joined the organization in July 2010. He was Chief Information Officer and Director of IT Strategic Projects at Nebraska Heart Hospital and Heart Institute before joining Columbus Regional Health. Colburn holds an undergraduate degree in Computer Information Systems from Union College in Lincoln, Neb., and master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Bellevue University in Bellevue, Neb.

    This speaker requires travel expenses.

  • Jake Crampton

    Jake Crampton

    CEO, MedSpeed
    Elmhurst, Illinois

    Today’s growing health systems require better utilization of scale in order to become better functioning, smarter organizations. Intra-company logistics - the enterprise-wide movement of physical materials – is the logistical layer that enables the clinical layer to function most efficiently and effectively. Jake is an engaging speaker about how healthcare organizations can achieve systemness through intra-company logistics, leveraging it as a strategic asset to seamlessly accommodate growth, facilitate the sharing of equipment and supplies; eliminate redundant transportation and allow for the centralization of services, such as pharmacy, lab, print and mail.

  • Fred Crans, MBA

    Fred Crans, MBA

    Vice President, MD Buyline
    Dubuque, Iowa

    Fred Crans is a storied healthcare supply chain leader with fifty years in the industry. He has served in virtually all aspects of the continuum from care giver to SC leader. Along the way he has worked with Providers, GPOs., Consultancies and Service Organizations.

  • Raymond Davis

    Raymond Davis

    Sr. Director Supply Chain, Banner Health
    Chandler, Arizona

    Raymond Davis is the Sr. Director of Supply Chain Operations for the University Medicine Division and Non-Acute entities at Banner Health. Raymond is responsible for organizational level process improvement, mergers and acquisitions, and talent management for the Supply Chain team. Raymond holds a Masters in Business Administration and is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.

    This speaker requires an honorarium plus travel expenses.

  • Jeanine DeFeo, CMRP

    Jeanine DeFeo, CMRP

    Value Analysis Program and Contracts Manager , Rochester Regional Health
    Rochester, New York

    Over 18 plus years of management in healthcare and other business related fields.  Successfully lead and  mentored purchasing  teams, Value Analsyis Committees, developed strong relationships with Physicians, departments and suppliers  to achieve strategic goals of our organization related to quality, patient outcomes and financial success.

  • Dave Distel, BSN, MSN, MBA,¬†FACHE

    Dave Distel, BSN, MSN, MBA, FACHE

    Vice President, Business Development, Intralign Health
    Scottsdale, Arizona

    David Distel has over 20 years of experience in healthcare. Dave started his career as an RN, then became a CRNA, before transitioning to the business side of healthcare. Past experience includes Director of Supply Chain Management for the Mayo Clinic and Senior Director of Pricing Strategy and Contract Management for Stryker.

  • Joe Dudas

    Joe Dudas

    Division Chair, Supply Chain, GS1, Category Management, Enterprise Analytics, Mayo Clinic
    Rochester, Minnesota

    A career that spans major industries including IT, Telecom, Retail and Healthcare. Focus on continuous growth and value delivery through process improvement, teamwork, experience and talent. Accomplished in leading modern organizations with aggressive goals as well as building cross organizational and cross company partnerships. Ability to communicate at executive as well as individual performer levels. Skilled in developing and leveraging information technology as well as installing formal talent management programs. BS in Management Information Systems. MBA with concentration in Finance.


  • Michael Duke

    Michael Duke

    Sr. Director, Member Networks, Vizient Inc.
    Irving, Texas

    Mike Duke has been involved in the management of the healthcare supply chain for over 40 years. He manages the Large IDN Supply Network (LISN), a collaborative network of large healthcare system supply chain executives. Duke serves on the AHRMM Board of Directors, and is the current the Chair of the AHRMM Issues and Legislative Committee.I require travel expenses

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