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Strategic Procurement in Healthcare: Realising the full potential of your procurement spend

Do you have a specific challenge within your care setting that needs a better solution than what is currently available? Do you wonder how to make the most out of your suppliers?

This short ted-talk format webinar will discuss how health managers can realise the full power of their procurement spend and investigate how strategic procurement can be established as an integral part of the health management strategy.

Mr Kjetil Istad, a procurement expert from Norway and experienced Chief Executive in the hospital and healthcare industry, will showcase how procurement can support the development of value-based healthcare while lowering costs and how procurement can help address major healthcare challenges, such as sustainability.

Strategic Procurement in Healthcare Webinar
Speaker - Mr Kjetil Istad

Speaker’s bio

Mr Kjetil Istad is a prominent name in the Norwegian procurement community. He is a Chief Executive Officer with extensive procurement experience in the hospital and care industry, both in the public and private sector.  In 2016, Mr Istad became the CEO of the Norwegian Hospital Procurement Trust ‘Sykehusinnkjøp HF’, where he carried out big mergers, massive HR exercises, developed risk management systems, and harmonised procurement processes across Norway.

Agenda

11:30-11:35 | Introduction of the speaker by moderator, Ms Anett Ruszanov, Programme and Policy Director at EHMA

11:35-11:50 | Keynote by Mr Kjetil Istad, Chief Executive Officer in the hospital and healthcare industry. Former CEO of the Norwegian Hospital Procurement Trust.

  • How can health managers realise the full power of their procurement spend?
  • How to get the most out of your suppliers?
  • How to establish strategic procurement as an integral part of your health management strategy?

11:50-12:00 | Q&A with the audience

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