AHRMM Webinar: Demand Planning: Minimizing Risk in Procuring Med/Surg. Supplies

Join this Educational Program Discussing What Demand Planning Looks Like In An Uncertain World

June 16, 2022

Owens & Minor invites the healthcare community to join us for this continuing education webinar: Demand Planning: Minimizing Risk in Procuring Med/Surg. Supplies.

Date: June 28, 2022 at 12:00 – 1:00 PM Central Time / 1:00 – 2:00 PM Eastern Time

The last two years have taught us that demand planning is critical to sustaining clinical operations in times of heightened risk. In this panel discussion, leaders will examine how the strategies of providers, distributors, and manufacturers have changed and how these changes will impact future planning. Will distributors carry more supply? Will providers carry more inventory? Will product lines be manufactured closer to home? How are we building transparency to map the greater supply chain from raw material to final product distribution? The discussion will continue focusing on the communication flow and approaches to demand planning models, challenges, and relationships.

The objectives of the webinar include:

  • Consider the communication flow and how all organizations need to contribute to reducing risk
  • Explain the demand planning strategies providers, distributors and manufacturers are taking now including key metrics to help reduce risk in supply disruption
  • Incorporate actionable short and long-term risk mitigation strategies into your current processes


Devin Sumaoang, Director of Supply Chain Transformation, University of Washington

Karen Coates, MBA, CMRP, Associate Director, North American Supply Chain, BD

David Douglas, Senior Director, Owens & Minor

Nancy Wobig, Sr. Director, Medical Surgical and Lab Contracting, Mayo Clinic

CE Information:

By attending the Demand Planning: Minimizing Risk in Procuring Med/Surg. Supplies offered by AHRMM participants may earn up to 1 AHRMM Continuing Education Credit (CEC) toward recertification of the Certified Materials and Resource Professional (CMRP) and AHRMM Fellow designations, as well as up to 1 ACHE Qualified Education Hours toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation