HIMSS has announced that it is enabling the operation of SCAN Health’s programs, including its annual networking event, business case competition, and design competition. It intended at advancing and spurring the change of healthcare supply chains with the help of knowledge diffusion.
- SCAN Health was instituted in the year 2017, by the Canadian government at the University of Windsor’s Odette School of Business. It is a worldwide platform whose network included more than 100 healthcare, government, and academic partners.
- Hal Wolf, CEO of HIMSS said, “ As we aim to achieve our mission to reform the global health ecosystem through the power of information and technology, SCAN Health’s unrestricted network will help HIMSS continue to grow and its broad expertise in the healthcare supply chain will enable us to continue to extend our thought leadership”.
- SCAN Health leaders said that they expected to engage with a wider audience as they continue to supervise the conversation. To provide the organization with a supply chain infrastructure promotion, strategic roadmap, the Scientific Director and CEO of Scan Health Anne Snowdon propelled the Clinically Integrated Supply Outcomes Model in 2019.
- Snowdon said, “ Adopting and scaling supply chain best practice in healthcare will subdue medical error, achieve value for patients, improve the health system and performance and drive economic growth for companies. With the right technologies, processes, and methods, health system supply chains will be much more than just a way to stock storeroom shelves with medical supplies at the lowest cost per unit. By joining HIMSS we can elaborate this message and share best practices with healthcare providers, governments, and market suppliers around the globe”.