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Value-Based Procurement and Innovation 2017: Opportunities for Improving Canada's Health Care • May 30, 2017  Vancouver

Pre-Conference Optional Workshop: Understanding and Applying Value-Based Procurement Within Today’s Health Systems • May 29, 2017  Vancouver


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Monday, May 29, 2017

8:30 AM Optional Pre-Conference Workshop
Understanding and Applying Value-Based Procurement Within Today's Health Systems
4:30 PM Optional Pre-Conference Workshop Adjourns

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

7:45 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:15 AM Opening Remarks from the Chair
Preston <br />  
Director, Science, Technology and Innovation Policy
The Conference Board of Canada
8:30 AM Welcoming Remarks from the Province of British Columbia
Davidson <br />  
Assistant Deputy Minister, Planning and Innovation Division
British Columbia Ministry of Health
8:45 AM Plenary Session 1
Procurement, Innovation, and Health Care Improvement

This session will assess how procurement is an effective enabler of innovation, health care improvement, and economic development. It aims to look at the role of procurement from varying perspectives, including an economic development point of view.


Cochran <br />  
Moderator:
Acting Vice-President of Supply Chain
BC Clinical and Support Services Society
Charnetski <br />  
Panellists:
Chief Health Innovation Strategist
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Fraser <br />  
President
Medtronic Canada Ltd.
Hayes <br />  
Executive Director, Strategic Business and Procurement Transformation
British Columbia Ministry of Technology, Innovation and Citizens' Services
10:15 AM Networking Break
10:45 AM Plenary Session 2
Procuring for Health Outcomes or Solutions: Lessons from Canada and Around the World

This session will examine how procurement processes have shifted from cost control to value generation to bring greater benefits for patients and health care systems. It will present specific examples of recent procurement projects that have focused on improving health outcomes or health care services.


Preston <br />  
Moderator:
Director, Science, Technology and Innovation Policy
The Conference Board of Canada
Cox <br />  
Panellists:
Director, Contract Development and Support
Lower Mainland B.C. Health Authorities
Maspons Bosch <br />  
Chief Innovation Officer
Agency of Health Quality and Assessment, Catalan Government, (AQuAS), Spain
Mingo <br />  
Manager, Materials Management
Southlake Regional Health Centre
Mininch <br />  
Director, Procurement and Contracts
Women's College Hospital
12:15 PM Networking Luncheon
1:15 PM Plenary Session 3
Engaging, Sustaining, and Managing Key Opinion Leaders: Successful Models

Key Opinion Leaders (KOL) play a fundamental role in the adoption of innovative technologies (or lack of). Understanding their motivations and the most effective ways to engage them in procurement processes is essential for shifting procurement approaches to greater value generation. This panel discussion will explore various models and roles that have enabled KOLs to effectively participate, enable, and drive change in innovative procurement approaches.


Thériault <br />  
Moderator:
Vice-President, Industry Strategy and Public Policy
The Conference Board of Canada
Cameron <br />  
Panellists:
General Manager
Johnson & Johnson Medical Products
Englert-Rygus <br />  
Chief Procurement Officer and Vice-President, Customer Relationship Management
Plexxus
Scharf <br />  
Project Manager
Vancouver Coastal Health
Wilson <br />  
Provincial Director, Clinical Sourcing
BC Clinical and Support Services Society
2:30 PM Plenary Session 4
The Future of Group Purchasing

Until now, GPOs, as well as SSOs, have been mandated to focus on cost containment. As the shift continues to value generation, the role of GPOs/SSOs will change to have a more active participation in innovation and innovation processes. This panel discussion will look at how these organizations will look like in 15 years from now, and will discuss what changes in capabilities, competencies, and skills will be required to maintain their place in the market.


Preston <br />  
Moderator:
Director, Science, Technology and Innovation Policy
The Conference Board of Canada
Maspons Bosch <br />  
Panellists:
Chief Innovation Officer
Agency of Health Quality and Assessment, Catalan Government, (AQuAS), Spain
Loukras <br />  
Provincial Director, Supply Chain Performance
BC Clinical and Support Services Society
MacNair <br />  
President
Stryker Canada
Valaitis <br />  
President and Chief Executive Officer
HealthPRO
3:30 PM Closing Remarks from the Chair
Preston <br />  
Director, Science, Technology and Innovation Policy
The Conference Board of Canada
3:45 PM Conference Adjourns

Sponsors

We’d like to thank our generous sponsors for their contribution to this event.

Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies logo


Stryker logo


Medtronic Canada logo


Roche Diagnostics logo

Marketing Partners

BC Lifesciences logo


MEDEC logo


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