Healing Healthcare and the Use of Implantable Devices with Karen Conway of GHX

By June 26, 2013

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Karen Conway, Executive Director of Industry Relations at GHX, is the very special guest on this week’s Straight Talk with Supply Chain Insights.  Hear how GHX is looking at what supply chain data is needed, and in what format, for usability.

Regina Denman is your host as Lora Cecere interviews Karen Conway on her perspective of how to heal the healthcare industry and the use of implantable devices at GHX. Karen talks about the opportunities for healthcare reform worldwide to deliver better value with the different buying and selling organizations.  Listen to how supply chain plays across departments for a more holistic view of cost, quality and outcomes.

Straight Talk With Supply Chain Insights – Podcast #25

Author Lora cecere

Lora Cecere is the Founder of Supply Chain Insights. The research firm Supply Chain Insights is paving new directions in building thought-leading supply chain research. She is also the author of enterprise software blog “Supply Chain Shaman. The blog focuses on the use of enterprise applications to drive supply chain excellence. Her book, Bricks Matter, will be published in August 2012. As an enterprise strategist, Lora focuses on the changing face of enterprise technologies. Her research is designed for the early adopter seeking first mover advantage. Current research topics include the digital consumer, supply chain sensing, demand shaping and revenue management, market-driven value networks, accelerating innovation through open design networks, the evolution of predictive analytics, emerging business intelligence solutions, and technologies to improve safe and secure product delivery. She comes to the stage with over forty years of diverse supply chain experience. She has spent nine years as an industry analyst with Gartner Group, AMR Research, Altimeter Group and is now the founder of her own firm Supply Chain Insights. Prior to becoming a supply chain analyst she spent fifteen years as a leader in the building of supply chain software at Manugistics and Descartes Systems Group, and twenty years as a supply chain practitioner at Procter & Gamble, Kraft/General Foods, Clorox, and Dreyers Grand Ice Cream (now a division of Nestle).

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