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Healthcare Supplier Diversity Symposium
In 2015, Owens & Minor hosted the 10th annual Healthcare Supplier Diversity Symposium and brought attention to the Global Soap Project as a disruptive innovation in the healthcare supply chain that is literally saving lives.
Owens & Minor is committed to creating value and promoting a healthcare supply chain that increases growth opportunities for diverse companies.
To be disruptive is to upset or disturb the status quo. To be innovative requires investment in ground-breaking ideation activities.
Disruptive Innovation is the emergent concept that will be leveraged to accelerate growth opportunities that capitalize on the synergies of the entire supply chain in the delivery of value to provider customers.Learn more
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Invocation & Welcome
Aziza T. Shad, M.D. Chair, Herman & Walter Samuelson Children's Hospital & and Sinai Chief of Pediatric Hematology Oncology
Symposium Service Project
Creating Health Equity: Best Practices Making a Difference in Underrepresented CommunitiesModerator: Dr. Akosua Barthwell Evans, CEO – The Barthwell Group Panelist: Gloria Goins, CDO – Bon Secours Health Systems Panelist: Dr. Sonia Hassan, Associate Dean – Wayne State University Panelist: Dwayne Proctor PhD, Director – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Stephen Klasko, MD, MBA, President & CEO Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health How to build healthier communities through public-private collaborations.
The Corporate Collaborative: Diversity and Inclusion asModerator: James Lowry, President – JHLA Panelist: P. Cody Phipps, President & CEO – Owens & Minor Panelist: Jonathan Zur, President & CEO – VA Center for Inclusive Communities Panelist: Shelley Stewart, Vice President - DuPont
Keynote & Presentation
Janice Bryant Howroyd, Founder & CEO Act-1 Group The Unique Value Proposition of diverse corporations for unlocking explosive economic impact and growth. Presentation of Service Project | Reubel Awards |