Speakers

U.S Representative Jodey Arrington

Congressional Speaker

Jodey Arrington is a proven leader and a lifelong conservative who is committed to fighting for the people of West Texas. His principles of faith, family and hard work run deep.

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Marcia Baker

Speaker - Pharmaceutical

Marcia is a mother of three and has been married to her husband, Scott, for 14 years.

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Paul Begala

Commentator for CNN

Paul Begala is a commentator for CNN, where he is part of the political team that has won both an Emmy Award and a Peabody Award.

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Tanya Bowman

Senior Director, Strategic Supplier Engagement

Drawing on the power and impact of effective communication strategies, Tanya Bowman has helped organizations tell their compelling stories for over 25 years.

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Senator Tom Carper

Congressional Speaker

Born in West Virginia and raised in Virginia, Senator Tom Carper attended The Ohio State University on a Navy R.O.T.C. scholarship, graduating in 1968 with a B.A. in economics.

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Jim Churchman

Vice-President System Supply Chain for MedStar Health, Inc.

Jim Churchman currently serves as the Vice-President System Supply Chain for MedStar Health, Inc. located in Columbia, Maryland with locations in Baltimore, Washington D.C. and Southern Maryland. Prior to this time,

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Sherman Curtis

Senior Manager, Supply Chain Solutions Intermountain Healthcare

Sherman Curtis is a Sr. Manager, Supply Chain Solutions for Intermountain Healthcare. His experience covers over 25 years in healthcare supply chain management and hospital administration.

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Dennis Daar

Managing Partner Medical Strategies International, LLC

Dennis has been in the medical supply and device industry for over 38 years. For the past 19 years he has been the Managing Partner for Medical Strategies International,(MSI).

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Mark Dixon

President The Mark Dixon Group, LLC

Mark D. Dixon, R.Ph, M.H.A., FACHE, leads The Mark Dixon Group, LLC which provides medical suppliers and integrated delivery networks (IDNs) consultative assistance in successfully navigating the changes in healthcare.

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Melinda Eaddy

Speaker- Pharmaceutical

Melinda was born and raised in Massachusetts in an upper middle class family.

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Mark Eastham

Senior Vice President, McKesson

As head of McKesson RxO®, Mark leads highly trained pharmacists, consultants and specialists who work with healthcare leaders to reduce drug spend, increase supply chain efficiency, maximize reimbursements, improve profit through cost and revenue initiatives, and increase medication safety.

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Brent Gee

Associate Vice President of Strategic Programs at Vizient

Brent Gee is Associate Vice President of Strategic Programs at Vizient.

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Andrew Gill

Sr. Director, Contracts and Value Analysis, LifePoint Health

Andrew (Andy) Gill – Andy is currently working at LifePoint Health as Sr. Director, Contracts and Value Analysis, leading a team of professionals with responsibility for product sourcing, standardization, vendor selection/integration, and operational improvements.

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Diane Gossier

Director of National Accounts at Healthmark Industries

Diane Gosser is currently the Director of National Accounts at Healthmark Industries.

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Michael D. Gray

System Vice President - Supply Chain Management, SSM Health

As an SSM Health system leader, Michael is accountable for the strategic integration and operations of the supply and non-labor spend of all entities of SSM Health.

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Amy Hall

Congressional Speaker

Amy Hall is Staff Director for the Ways and Means Committee Health Subcommittee, joining the Ways and Means team for Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), and before that, Ranking Member Sandy Levin (D-MI), beginning in 2014.

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Ed Hardin

Vice President, Supply Chain

Before joining Froedtert Health, Ed Hardin served as senior vice president Supply Chain Management at Beaumont Health, Michigan’s largest health care system

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David Hargraves

Senior Vice President, Supply Chain , Premier Inc.

As senior vice president of supply chain, David A. Hargraves leads Premier’s core supply chain business, including sourcing, contract management, operations and business analytics.

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Neil Howe

Best-selling Author and National Speaker

Neil Howe, best-selling author and national speaker, is a renowned authority on generations in America.

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Sam Kumar

President and CEO of MYCO Medical

Sam Kumar is President and CEO of MYCO Medical, responsible for strategic vision, leadership, and corporate management.

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Todd Larkin

Senior Vice President, Contracting

As senior vice president of contracting, Todd Larkin provides leadership to the Intalere contracting division in the development and enhancement of the Intalere portfolio of contracts and total cost reduction solutions.

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Laurin Lausier

Speaker - Pharmaceutical

Laurin has been married to Matt for 18 years and they have three children together.

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Myla Maloney

Vice President of Strategic Accounts for Premier Applied Sciences

Myla Maloney is the Vice President of Strategic Accounts for Premier Applied Sciences with 17 years of experience in strategic account management, healthcare sales, marketing, customer segment strategy, sales leadership and pharmaceuticals.

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Neeta Moonka

Physician Advisor, Virginia Mason Medical Cente

Dr. Moonka received her medical degree from Temple University and went on to complete residencies in both anesthesia and pediatrics at New York University Medical Center.

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US Representative Stephanie Murphy

Congressional Speaker

U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy proudly represents Florida’s Seventh Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Kent Petty

Chief Information Officer

As the Chief Information Officer of HealthTrust Mr. Petty is responsible for enterprise application development and services, business intelligence and analytics, and enterprise architecture supporting our community of ~1,500 hospitals, 39,000 sites of care, and 1,500 commercial customers in the US and UK.

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Kerry Price

Senior Vice President of Operations

Ms. Price serves as Senior Vice President of Operations, she is responsible for the oversight of the FAH’s annual Public Policy Conference and Business Exposition and leading the FAH’s Exposition Advisory Committee.

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Susan Schrupp

Senior Vice President and Chief Purchasing Officer for Community Health Systems (CHS)

Susan Schrupp is Senior Vice President and Chief Purchasing Officer for Community Health Systems (CHS).

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Senator Rick Scott

Congressional Speaker

Rick Scott was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2018 and is currently serving his first term representing the state of Florida.

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Marc Short

Marc Short served as Assistant to the President and Director of Legislative Affairs

at the White House for President Donald J. Trump.

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Kyle Skiermont

Chief Operating Officer for Fairview Pharmacy Services

Kyle Skiermont is the Chief Operating Officer for Fairview Pharmacy Services, a leading health system based pharmacy organization in Minneapolis, MN.

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Tom Swapp

Sr. Principal, Purchased Services Consulting

Tom leads the Advisory Solutions consulting practice for Purchased Services at Vizient. This expanding practice now consists of 60 subject matter experts covering the areas of Food and Nutrition, Biomed, EVS, Facilities, Finance and Accounting, IT, HR and Clinical Services.

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Mark Tambussi

Senior Vice President, General Manager Healthcare Equipment Finance

Mark Tambussi is Senior Vice President, General Manager of PNC Equipment Finance Healthcare Business.

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Steve Vanderzee

Capital Equipment

Seema Verma

Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Katherine Vlasica

Assistant Medical Director of EM Pain Management,Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, New York Medical College St. Joseph's

Dr. Vlasica is an Emergency Medicine attending working in St Joseph's Health, home of the Alternatives to Opioids Program (ALTO).

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Doug Weigel

Director of Corporate Accounts, Spacelabs Healthcare

Doug Weigel has served as a Director of Corporate Accounts at Spacelabs Healthcare since August, 2006.

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John J. Young

Chief Medical Officer and member of the executive team for HealthTrust Purchasing Group

He is responsible for HealthTrust’s clinical agenda and ensuring the organization’s overall strategy is designed to meet the needs of a clinically integrated supply chain.

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Russell T. Young

Chief Financial Officer – East Florida Division

Russ Young joined HCA East Florida Division Office on June, 22, 2015 as Division Chief Financial Officer.

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