HSCN 2017 Sponsors

We encourage you to visit our sponsors' websites by clicking on their logos.
   
Platinum
 

CMEPP is Canada’s only not for profit, innovative equipment repair and maintenance service organization that saves hospitals 15% - 30% on their service costs while reducing risk and offering flexibility and choice of recognized service suppliers.  Over the past 19 years, our collaborative industry approach has assisted CMEPP member hospitals to save over $35,000,000.

As Canada’s longest standing healthcare group purchasing organization, Medbuy leverages clinical expertise and maximizes buying power to offer our Members quality products at the best price. We foster an environment where Members collaborate, and ultimately, make purchasing decisions. Above all, the patient is at the centre of everything we do.


HealthPRO is Canada's healthcare procurement services organization, representing the purchasing interests of more than 800 hospitals across the country. Through our national collective efforts, we source high quality products and services at the best price, while advancing issues that matter, including patient safety, innovation and assurance of supply.


 


 

Gold
 
3M Health Care is a leading global supplier of medical supplies with specific expertise in infection prevention, wound care and health information management. 3M Health Care utilizes third party distributors to ensure supply chain excellence through order consolidation, and assurance of local inventories. 3M is pleased to be a Sponsor of the HSCN Annual Supply Chain Conference.
 

For nearly 80 years, Baxter has been making a meaningful difference for healthcare providers and patients in Canada. Baxter provides essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; biosurgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services.


Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) is driving costs out of healthcare by transforming the healthcare supply chain. Working with providers and suppliers, GHX is accelerating change by providing a faster, more efficient and collaborative supply chain that will take billions of dollars out of the cost of healthcare.


At HIROC, we are guided by our vision of partnering to create the safest healthcare system. We do this by providing cost-effective and innovative insurance and risk management solutions, helping our subscribers make better decisions. As a non-profit, surplus funds are returned to subscribers for reinvestment in the healthcare system.


Boston Scientific, a worldwide developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices whose products are used in interventional medical specialties. We are among the largest medical device companies dedicated to less-invasive therapies. Our products are used in: Cardiac Rhythm, Gastroenterology, Interventional Bronchoscopy, Cardiology and Radiology, Oncology, Neuromodulation, Urology and Pelvic Health.

St. Joseph’s Health System, GPO (SJHS-GPO) unites healthcare industry stakeholders in the procurement of capital equipment and food and nutrition solutions to put the needs of patients first.  Our programs combine decades of experience with proven processes to maximize value, while allowing Members to make their own purchasing decisions. 
 
 

Commport Communications International, Inc. is a privately owned company, with over 25 years of e-Commerce experience. Commport is the only provider in the world positioned to deliver full service Value Added Network, EDI, translation and GDSN data synchronization services to both the demand side and the supply side of the trading partnerships. We are proud to offer innovative and comprehensive supply chain management solutions to Canada's Healthcare Industry.


priMED is a dynamic, global manufacturer specializing in high-quality, single-use medical products. As Canada’s leading manufacturer and distributor, we design and develop custom programs for products including masks, gloves, gowns, head and shoe covers, medical tapes, wound care, self adherent wraps, tourniquets, curtains and procedural trays.

As a leader in the specialty chemical industry, Diversey Care can assure you of the highest quality products  with service that is second to none. From Acute Care to Long Term Care, Diversey Care is committed to providing innovative solutions that create a cleaner, safer and healthier environment for patients, staff, residents and visitors
 

We’ve changed our name – introducing Voyago Health Ontario’s Leading Patient Transfer Service.

We provide Ontario’s Healthcare system with professional Non Emergent Patient Transfer Services.
Our team of trained Patient Transfer Attendants are equipped with cutting edge Mercedes Benz Sprinters, designed for medical service.

We’re helping Ontario Save $20,000,000 learn more Booth 27.

 


 

Silver
 

As a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, Medtronic helps to improve the lives and health of millions of people each year. We use our deep clinical, therapeutic, and economic expertise to address the complex challenges faced by healthcare systems today. Let’s take healthcare Further, Together. Learn more at Medtronic.ca.


B. Braun of Canada is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety and is focused on sharing best clinical practices.  The innovative Space Infusion Pump System, Introcan Safety and Introcan 3 Safety peripheral IV catheterswill be presented at the B.Braun booth.

BD is a global medical technology company that is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD leads in patient and health care worker safety and the technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories. For more information, please visit www.bd.com.
 
 

Cardinal Health Canada is an essential link in the healthcare supply chain.  With distribution centres strategically located across Canada, Cardinal Health Canada helps acute, long-term and alternate care facilities reduce costs, enhance efficiency and improve quality.  Visit booth 23 to learn about inbound freight cost management and inventory optimization programs.

Our mission is to provide quality medical products with superior value to healthcare providers and end users, improving patient care and the quality of people's lives.

The Stevens Company is the only 100% Canadian family owned national full-line distributor.  We proudly partner with over 500 manufacturers to service the needs of our customers. Our six distribution centres are located in Brampton, Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, Halifax and Montréal. We distinguish our organization through commitment to service.


Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.

 


 

Bronze
 
   
For over 50 years, Vernacare has specialized in delivering safe, discreet and environmentally responsible solutions for human waste management.  Our extensive range of single-use pulp fibre products & our state-of-the-art macerators, eliminate the need to clean soiled plastic utensils and help reduce the risk of cross-contamination.

 


 

Media Sponsors
 
   
Hospital News has been Canada’s health care newspaper since 1987. Published monthly, Hospital News is available free in high-traffic areas in hospitals and related institutions across Canada and by direct subscription.
 
Strong, expert editorial keeps health care professionals, administrators, patients, visitors and students informed of current health care news, medical advancements and trends with a fresh perspective each month.

 

 

HSCN 2017 Supporters

Our supporters helped make this conference possible.
   

Shared Support Services Southeastern Ontario (3S0) is a not-for-profit, non-share-capital, shared service organization.  Our mandate is to provide supply chain services to member healthcare organizations.  The objectives of 3SO are to improve service levels and maximize supply chain efficiencies, resulting in savings for members that will be reinvested in direct patient care.

Champlain Health Supply Services is a shared service organization primarily focused on Collaborative Sourcing for member organizations. It was founded on two principle objectives: supporting improvement in the quality of care provided by its member organization through collaborative procurement and standardization and implementing leading practices resulting in efficient, effective supply chain services.


The Central Ontario Healthcare Procurement Alliance (COHPA) is a Shared Services Organization providing integrated supply chain services to several central Ontario hospitals. COHPA was established in 2007 as an independent, nonprofit corporation, and provides Source to Pay and Logistics solutions to six member hospitals. Four Customer hospitals participate in strategic sourcing initiatives. COHPA’s services are supported by an integrated technology platform that enables electronic requisitions and paperless purchasing, including streamlined invoice matching and payment functions.


Healthcare Materials Management Services is a joint venture between London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care, London created in 1997 to integrate and consolidate the functions of purchasing, accounts payable, inventory management and logistics.
The Northern Supply Chain (NSC) is a shared services program established in 2011 as a joint venture sponsored by Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph's Care Group. We support our 36 member hospitals , and other Healthcare related customers across Northern Ontario. The NSC provides Supply Chain Management services through a consolidated strategic sourcing model that achieves value driven outcomes, standardization and quality health care for patients and clients. The NSC also provides services for pharmacy programs, distribution and warehousing, data management and spend analytics, clinical consultation and education, post contract administration, capital equipment services and purchasing.

Created by its member hospitals in 2006, Plexxus is a not-for-profit shared services organization with expertise in supply chain management, information technology and business transformation. Working collaboratively with our stakeholders, we deliver cost efficient services through scalable systems and processes. 
Plexxus member hospitals include: Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Lakeridge Health, Mount Sinai Hospital,  North York General Hospital, Rouge Valley Health System, St. Joseph¹s Health Centre, The Scarborough Hospital, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto East General Hospital, University Health Network and Women¹s College Hospital.
 

SSW was established as a non-profit organization in 2001. Since its inception, the goal of SSW had been to drive value through the regionalization of strategic sourcing.  SSW has evolved into a full service shared service provider, providing the full continuum of Supply Chain Services to our three equity Member Hospitals and seven Customer Hospitals.

TransForm is a leading shared service organization in Ontario and is committed to delivering exceptional service driven to improve value to the health system.  TransForm’s culture is grounded in values of collaboration, accountability, respect and teamwork and through the work of dedicated and highly skilled professionals the organization continuously seeks new opportunities to ensure the highest level of service excellence.
   

 

HSCN 2017 Exhibitors

We encourage you to visit our exhibitors' websites by clicking on their logos.
   

 


At Acklands-Grainger making it easier is our job, helping your hospital thrive is our passion. Our team is ready to help you with proactive solutions for safety, emergency preparedness, and maintenance, that not only answer your needs today, but anticipate them when the unforeseen arises, so your hospital doesn’t slow down.
BARD
Bard Canada Inc. is advancing lives and the delivery of healthcare by touching the lives of both patients and clinicians. By Specializing in surgical, diagnostic and patient care devices including vascular, urology, oncology and surgical products, Bard delivers an elite standard of care.

B. Braun of Canada is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety and is focused on sharing best clinical practices.  The innovative Space Infusion Pump System, Introcan Safety and Introcan 3 Safety peripheral IV catheterswill be presented at the B.Braun booth.Introcan Safety and Introcan 3 Safety peripheral IV catheters, as well as the CME Bodyguard family of ambulatory Infusion products will be presented at the B.Braun booth.

Bonfire is a next-gen sourcing enablement platform that leverages deep evaluation features and frictionless stakeholder engagement to produce better, faster decisions.  Our uniquely powerful, visual and easy-to-use platform can supercharge any RFx or bid.  Bonfire is trusted by hundreds of clients to make purchasing decisions worth billions every year.

Boston Scientific, a worldwide developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices whose products are used in interventional medical specialties. We are among the largest medical device companies dedicated to less-invasive therapies. Our products are used in: Cardiac Rhythm, Gastroenterology, Interventional Bronchoscopy, Cardiology and Radiology, Oncology, Neuromodulation, Urology and Pelvic Health.

Cardinal Health Canada is an essential link in the healthcare supply chain.  With distribution centres strategically located across Canada, Cardinal Health Canada helps acute, long-term and alternate care facilities reduce costs, enhance efficiency and improve quality.  Visit booth 23 to learn about inbound freight cost management and inventory optimization programs.


CardioMed Supplies is a Canadian manufacture supporting quality improvement initiatives focused on improving patient outcomes and reducing healthcare delivery costs. Collaborating and sharing our innovative products that have proven evidence based solutions to achieve improved outcomes. Supported by our distributer partners, BIOLIFE, NIPRO, Retractable Technology, Medikit and BIODERM.

Canadian Hospital Specialties is a national specialty distributor of medical and interventional products, focused on strategic partnerships to enhance the experience of our customers. Our clinical, sales and marketing expertise, coupled with our continued commitment to invest in new technologies, brings value to supplier partners and customers alike.

CMEPP is Canada’s only not for profit, innovative equipment repair and maintenance service organization that saves hospitals 15% - 30% on their service costs while reducing risk and offering flexibility and choice of recognized service suppliers.  Over the past 19 years, our collaborative industry approach has assisted CMEPP member hospitals to save over $35,000,000.

Commport Communications International, Inc. is a privately owned company, with over 25 years of e-Commerce experience. Commport is the only provider in the world positioned to deliver full service Value Added Network, EDI, translation and GDSN data synchronization services to both the demand side and supply side of the trading partnerships.

Since 1963, Cook Medical has worked with physicians to develop minimally invasive technologies. Today we offer medical devices, biologic materials, biopharmaceuticals, and cellular therapies to deliver better patient outcomes more efficiently. We remain family owned so we can focus on what we care about: patients, our employees, and our communities.

DJO is a leading global medical device company providing solutions for musculoskeletal and vascular health, and pain management. The Company’s products help patients prevent injuries or rehabilitate after surgery, injury or degenerative disease. DJO’s products are marketed under the brands Encore, Cefar®, Empi®,Ormed®, Chattanooga, Compex®, Aircast®, DonJoy®, OfficeCare®, ProCare®, SpinaLogic®, CMF, OL1000 and OL1000 SC.

At ergoCentric Seating Systems, our sole mission is to design and manufacture the best ergonomic chairs in the world and we are recognized as North America’s premier manufacturer of high-quality ergonomic seating for office, specialty and healthcare environments.

FedEx offers a portfolio of Healthcare Solutions designed to meet the specific needs of customers shipping highly critical, temperature-sensitive materials.  Backed by a robust global network servicing more than 220 countries and territories around the world, FedEx customized solutions include temperature-controlled transport, a high degree of tracking, visibility and monitoring, and end-to-end solutions. 

Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) is driving costs out of healthcare by transforming the healthcare supply chain. Working with providers and suppliers, GHX is accelerating change by providing a faster, more efficient and collaborative supply chain that will take billions of dollars out of the cost of healthcare.
 
 
 

As a leading provider of office products and solutions across Canada, we help healthcare organizations identify solutions that add value to your facility and impact your bottom line. We're ready to apply the full advantages of our expertise, scale, strength and capabilities to meet the unique needs of your organization. 

GS1 Canada is a member of GS1, the world's leading supply chain standards organization. As a neutral, not-for-profit organization, we enable our 20,000 members to benefit by adopting global standards. Through our healthcare sector strategy, we collaborate with industry to standardize the healthcare supply chain, supporting efficiency and patient safety.

HALYARD HEALTH is a medical technology company focused on advancing health and healthcare by delivering clinically-superior products and solutions for infection prevention, surgical solutions, respiratory health, digestive health, pain management, and IV therapy.

Halyard brands and products are sold in more than 100 countries, with leading market positions in multiple categories.

HealthPRO is Canada's healthcare procurement services organization, representing the purchasing interests of more than 800 hospitals across the country. Through our national collective efforts, we source high quality products and services at the best price, while advancing issues that matter, including patient safety, innovation and assurance of supply.

 


Hill-Rom is a leading worldwide manufacturer and provider of medical technologies and related services for the health care industry, including patient support systems, safe mobility and handling solutions, non-invasive therapeutic products for a variety of acute and chronic medical conditions, medical equipment rentals, surgical products and information technology solutions.

At HIROC, we are guided by our vision of partnering to create the safest healthcare system. We do this by providing cost-effective and innovative insurance and risk management solutions, helping our subscribers make better decisions. As a non-profit, surplus funds are returned to subscribers for reinvestment in the healthcare system.
 
 

Change the way supplies are managed, from demand through use. Jump Technologies’ solutions streamline and automate supply management. To drive greater cost reductions in hospitals, JumpTech delivers cost-efficient, easy-to-use solutions that accurately manage inventory, reducing stock-outs, overstocking and waste, reducing labor and costs, and enabling automated and precise supply management.

As Canada’s longest standing healthcare group purchasing organization, Medbuy leverages clinical expertise and maximizes buying power to offer our Members quality products at the best price. We foster an environment where Members collaborate, and ultimately, make purchasing decisions. Above all, the patient is at the centre of everything we do.

MediSolution is a leading information technology company, providing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, solutions and services to healthcare and service sector customers across North America. MediSolution's integrated business solutions span all areas of Finance, Decision Support, Human Capital Management, Payroll, Supply Chain and e-Commerce.

 


Our mission is to provide quality medical products with superior value to healthcare providers and end users, improving patient care and the quality of people's lives.


Life just got easier with ​ Rip N Go! Our mission is to provide creative and effective bedding solutions for people going through infant/childhood development, incontinence and issues related to the interruption of full motor skills. Focusing on features that will help or improve quality of life and/or increased independence.

The Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) is the national voice for the supply chain profession. With 7,500 members working in all sectors, SCMA is Canada’s principal source of supply chain training, education and professional development. SCMA grants the Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation, the highest achievement in the field.

As a leader in the specialty chemical industry, Diversey Care can assure you of the highest quality products  with service that is second to none. From Acute Care to Long Term Care, Diversey Care is committed to providing innovative solutions that create a cleaner, safer and healthier environment for patients, staff, residents and visitors.

Joeyband by SleepBelt can impact the following quality indicators and related costs:
  • Immediate Skin-to-Skin Care (SSC) in the OR and/or LDR (golden hour)
  • Increase SSC in the NICU
  • Exclusive breast milk at discharge
  • Keep Baby in Correct Position - helps prevent newborn falls and risk of suffocation
  • Patient Satisfaction 

The Stevens Company is the only 100% Canadian family owned national full-line distributor.  We proudly partner with over 500 manufacturers to service the needs of our customers. Our six distribution centres are located in Brampton, Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, Halifax and Montréal. We distinguish our organization through commitment to service.
 

St. Joseph’s Health System, GPO (SJHS-GPO) unites healthcare industry stakeholders in the procurement of capital equipment and food and nutrition solutions to put the needs of patients first.  Our programs combine decades of experience with proven processes to maximize value, while allowing Members to make their own purchasing decisions. 

We’ve changed our name – introducing Voyago Health Ontario’s Leading Patient Transfer Service.

We provide Ontario’s Healthcare system with professional Non Emergent Patient Transfer Services.
Our team of trained Patient Transfer Attendants are equipped with cutting edge Mercedes Benz Sprinters, designed for medical service.

We’re helping Ontario Save $20,000,000 learn more Booth 27.

Zimmer Biomet is a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare. We design, manufacture and market orthopaedic reconstructive products; sports medicine, biologics, extremities, trauma products; spine, bone healing, craniomaxillofacial, thoracic products; dental implants; and related surgical products. We have operations in more than 25 countries selling products in more than 100 countries.
 
 

 

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities
 

The HSCN2017 Trade Show is now sold out! If you are interested in sponsoring HSCN2017 to promote your company contact Caroline Aston in our conference office at caroline@astonevents.com.

Attended by 350 healthcare supply chain professionals from across Canada, HSCN 2017 is the only opportunity in Canada for you to promote your company directly to Canadian healthcare providers.
 
Why Sponsor or Exhibit?

Attended by approximately 350 leaders and senior professionals from across Canada, the conference is an excellent opportunity for sponsors and exhibitors to connect directly with those that  are important to business. The HSCN Annual Conference is the only one of its kind in Canada designed especially for the healthcare supply chain market.

● Build profile, raise brand awareness and increase your competitive advantage

● Network with industry leaders and influencers

● Generate new business

● Strengthen relationships with existing customers, clients and prospects

● Demonstrate your company as a leader in the field of healthcare supply chain

● Learn from Canada’s leaders within the field of healthcare supply chain

● Demonstrate your support for HSCN

 

The conference provides suppliers with a variety of sponsor and exhibitor opportunities designed especially with supplier needs in mind.

For more information please contact Caroline Aston in our conference management office: caroline@astonevents.com or 416-521-9148.