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Bellwether League, Inc.Want a glimpse of who will lead healthcare supply chain’s future?

SCHAUMBURG, IL (September 23, 2019) – To succeed in the future, executives and professionals in the healthcare supply chain must challenge the status quo in cost structure, process management and consumer-driven transformation, all of which demand and require a change in attitude, strategy and thinking.

Who’s up for that challenge? Pros in your organization known as “intrapreneurs.”

At the 7th Annual Healthcare Supply Chain Leadership Summit next Monday, September 30, Bellwether League Inc., the Hall of Fame for Healthcare Supply Chain Leadership, aims to explain and explore that attitude, strategy and thinking by igniting intellectual passion and sparking mindsets.

Bellwether League is scheduled to host panel discussions at its annual educational event titled “Intrapreneurship & Establishing a Bellwether Environment” with two groups of experts facing each other – one comprising Bellwethers, the other Future Famers.

Co-moderated by Bellwether League Board Secretary Nate Mickish (Future Famers Class of 2015), Vice President, Sourcing, Supply Chain Management, Texas Health Resources, and Bellwether League Board Member Ed Hisscock, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain, Trinity Health, the dual panels feature three supply chain executives each.

Scheduled and invited panelists include Nick Toscano (Bellwether Class of 2018), Julicon Advisors; Carl Meyer (Bellwether Class of 2019), Executive Vice President, The Wetrich Group; and Mary Starr (Bellwether Class of 2017), Vice President, Greenhealth Exchange, on one side; Jun Amora (Future Famers Class of 2019), Vice President, Enterprise Supply Chain Services, Geisinger Health; Amy Chieppa (Future Famers Class of 2018), former Executive Director of Integration, Performance and Systems, Piedmont Healthcare; and Wilgberto “Wil” Gonzalez, Project Manager, Procurement, Loyola University Medical Center.

Bellwether League’s Forum is scheduled for 3:30-5 p.m. at The Westin-O-Hare in Rosemont, IL, a northwest suburb of Chicago near O’Hare International Airport. For more information or to register to attend, visit Bellwether League online at or email Rick Dana Barlow, Executive Director, at

The Forum precedes Bellwether League’s 12th Annual Bellwether Induction Dinner Event, when the 8-member Bellwether Class of 2019 will be inducted and the 6-member Future Famers Class of 2019 will be recognized.

Bellwether League’s 2019 Healthcare Supply Chain Leadership Forum is sponsored by ASP Global.

At a glance:

Bellwether League’s 7th Annual Healthcare Supply Chain Leadership Forum
Topics: “Intrapreneurship & Establishing a Bellwether Environment”
Date: Monday, September 30
Time: 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m.
Location: Executive Forum Amphitheater, The Westin-O’Hare, 6100 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL, 60018

Bellwether League’s 12th Annual Bellwether Induction Dinner Event (BIDE).
Date: Monday, September 30
Time: 5 p.m.-10 p.m.
Location: Lasalle A-B-C, The Westin-O’Hare, 6100 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL, 60018

Who’s scheduled so far to attend Bellwether League’s 12th Annual event?

Executives from the following provider and supplier organizations:

Intalere, Owens & Minor, Premier, Vizient, AmerisourceBergen, GHX, TractManager, Valify, Wingfoot Media, ASP Global, BD, Capstone Health, Healthcare Purchasing News (HPN), Medline Industries, ROi, STERIS IMS, Froedtert Health, Geisinger Health, Northwestern Memorial, Ochsner Health, Texas Health Resources, Access Strategy Partners, Active Innovations, AMITA Health, Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM), Champion/HemaTerra, HealthCare Links, Health Industry Advisor, Greenhealth Exchange, Jamie C. Kowalski Consulting, Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems, Julicon Advisors, Medical Device Industry Supply Chain Council, Medpricer, MedSpeed, Mercy, NCI Consulting Group, Nick Gaich and Associates, Sargent Healthcare Strategies, SCWorx, TECSYS, The Wetrich Group of Companies, Aligned Value Chain Consulting, Avera Health, Dartmouth-Hitchcock, JR Healthcare, Loyola University Health System, Memorial Medical Center, Mid America Service Solutions (MSS), Nebraska Methodist Health System, Norton Healthcare, UChicago and The University of Kansas Health System.


For more information about Bellwether League, visit


Contact:  Rick Dana Barlow
Wingfoot Media Inc.
Phone:     847-466-7425