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Wednesday, August 1 • 7:15am - 8:15am
Understanding the HealthTrust Contracting Process and the Role of Member Advisory Boards

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   Abstract:  The foundation of the HealthTrust model is a patients-first mission, led by experienced clinical leaders and member advisory boards who conduct a rigorous product vetting and approval process. The advisory board process drives all procurement activities and decisions, ensuring that member requirements are addressed and that there will be a strong commitment to on-contract purchasing. Whether you’re new to HealthTrust or a long-time member, this is your chance to gain a better understanding of the contract management process, learn how new products and services are submitted for consideration and how members have a voice in decision-making through our advisory board oversight process.
Learning Objectives:
    1.    Describe the HealthTrust contracting process.
    2.    Explain the role of the HealthTrust advisory boards in the contracting process.
    3.    Explain how members have a voice in decision-making through the advisory board oversight process.


Netta Collins

Netta Collins has more than 35 years of experience in a variety of nursing disciplines. As a clinical director at HealthTrust for nine years, she chaired the Nursing and Surgical Advisory Boards to provide clinical advisement and direction for all nursing and surgically focused projects. In her current position as assistant vice president of Clinical Operations, Collins has operational responsibility for the Clinical Advisory Boards (nursing... Read More →

Allen Wright

Allen Wright is vice president of Strategic Sourcing at HealthTrust Purchasing Group where he is responsible for national agreements across capital equipment, information technology, human resources, HIM, HR, commercial products and freight. He has more than 20 years of experience in the negotiation and management of multimillion dollar agreements as both a customer and supplier. Wright has held various contracting responsibilities at HealthTrust... Read More →

Wednesday August 1, 2012 7:15am - 8:15am
Room 114

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