Voices of Healthcare Cloud: "Improve Supply Chain to Drive Higher ROI & Patient Satisfaction"
Published Jan 27 2022 02:30 PM 1,590 Views

If you are new to our series or need a refresher; Voices of Healthcare Cloud is a webinar series hosted by myself, @Vasu Sharma & @Joshua Thompson. My name is Shelly Avery, I am currently a Dir, Healthcare Specialist for Health and Life Sciences focusing on the largest Payor and Provider customers in the US, Vasu is a Sr Customer Success Manager for Microsoft 365 for Health and Life Sciences & Josh is a Sr Account Executive for Healthcare. The goal of this webinar series is to showcase how Healthcare is seeing positive business and clinical outcomes with cloud technology.


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For this session, we are excited to bring you Healthcare industry Subject Matter Experts to share their knowledge on how you can leverage solutions, Microsoft Power Platform, and the Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare to improve your supply chain process, ROI, and patient and provider satisfaction. We’ll answer questions such as: 

  • Does your materials management strategy support the best patient care experience? 
  • Are you maximizing your vendor relationships? 
  • How can you reduce time on administrative tasks? 
  • How does an ineffective supply chain affect your patients and providers? 

Topics include: 

  • Materials Management and Distribution, including eProcurement & PAR Management  
  • Manage Vendor Relationships and Maximize vendor discounts 
  • Impact of the Pandemic on Supply Chain - JIT vs On-hand Materials - Forecasting 


Hear from El Rio Healthcare and learn how their Supply Chain changes have positively impacted their ability to provide superior patient care and provider better support for their clinicians.   



ShellyAvery_0-1643301714945.pngPat Becker, Chief Strategy Officer Healthcare, Quisitive Patricia Becker has served as an executive IT professional in healthcare for 25 years. She is a HIMSS Fellow, was CIO and VP of Information Systems at the University of Chicago Hospitals and Health Systems and served for a decade as VP of Technology Services, CIO and Chief Privacy Officer at the University Health System Consortium (UCH). As Quisitive’s Chief Strategy Officer for Healthcare, Pat brings a wealth of industry knowledge to Quisitive’s development efforts. 





Suresh Krishnan, Chief Technology Officer Healthcare, Quisitive 
Healthcare IT Leader with CHCIO certification and over 25 years experience in application development, infrastructure management and cybersecurity. Managed operating budgets ranging from $2 Million to $100 Million and teams of staff ranging from 15 to 150. ​Vice President of IT and CTO at AMITA Health (2016-2018) where he provided IT leadership to teams supporting 19 Hospitals and 250 Outpatient Facilities.​ Vice President and CIO at Loretto Hospitals (2013-2016) where he moved this safety-net hospital to cloud while reducing expenses.​ Suresh also served as CTO and CISO at Northwest Community Healthcare (2002-2013)​. BE (Honors) – University of Madras (INDIA), Certificate: Lean/Six Sigma – University of Illinois​, Top 100 CIOs in Hospitals and Health Systems in 2016​ 



Timothy Snowball, Director of Procurement, El Rio Community Health Center 
Tim works with operational teams and senior leadership to create a cohesive, efficient environment to achieve the best customer experience. Do so through experience with a supportive Supply Chain and promoting positive process improvements through strategic leadership and implementation. 




Come join us to hear about how cloud technology can revolutionize the supply chain in healthcare.  


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