HSCN 2019 Sponsors

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

   
Platinum
 

Cardinal Health brings scaled solutions that help our customers thrive in a changing world. We utilize our capacity and knowledge to create value across the continuum of care. We are humble partners, striving to make healthcare more efficient—allowing providers to do what they do best—caring for their patients.
   
CMEPP is a hospital member shared service organization dedicated to driving hard dollar savings for healthcare organizations related to medical equipment service contracts. As a not-for-profit, CMEPP is owned and governed by its hospital members. All profits are returned to our hospitals annually. Over $40,000,000 has been returned since 1996.

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.

   

Scotiabank is one of North America's premier financial institutions and Canada's most international bank. With over 185 years of global banking experience, we operate in more than 55 countries around the world. Scotiabank and its affiliates serve 23 million customers through our team of 89,000 employees. Through Global Business Payments, we provide financial solutions including cash management, payments and trade finance. scotiabank.com 
   

Voyago Health is 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, and are managed using the latest logistics software to ensure Ontario’s Patient Flow standards are achieved and exceeded.
Call us at 1-855-263-7163 or visit voyagohealth.ca
 
   
Gold
 
  BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD helps customers enhance outcomes, lower costs, increase efficiencies, improve safety and expand access to health care. bd.com

Hill-Rom is a leading global medical technology company whose products, services and more than 10,000 employees worldwide help people get better care inside and outside the hospital. Our innovations in five core areas – Advancing Mobility, Wound Care and Prevention, Patient Monitoring and Diagnostics, Surgical Safety and Efficiency, and Respiratory Health – improve clinical and economic outcomes and ensure caregivers in more than 100 countries have the products they need to protect their patients, speed up recoveries and manage conditions. Every day, around the world, we enhance outcomes for patients and their caregivers. Learn more at hill-rom.ca.​


HIROC is a trusted healthcare safety advisor, committed to offering a full spectrum of insurance products and support throughout a claim. Combined with sage counsel and risk management solutions, HIROC works with its partners to increase safety.

   

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.
   

priMED is a dynamic, global manufacturer specializing in high-quality medical products. As a leading Canadian medical product provider to hospitals, clinics and long-term care facilities, priMED also offers branded, co-branded and private label products and services to our customers and global partners.
   

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. 
   
Silver
 
   

Canadian Hospital Specialties is a national specialty distributor of critical care, interventional and operating room 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.
   

Medtronic Canada (www.medtronic.ca), headquartered in Brampton, Ontario is a subsidiary of Medtronic plc, which is one of the world’s largest medical technology, services and solutions companies — alleviating pain, restoring health and extending life for millions of people around the world. Medtronic employs more than 1,100 people in Canada, serving physicians, hospitals and patients across the country for over 50 years. The company is focused on collaborating with stakeholders around the world to take healthcare Further, Together.
   

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, which help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
   
Bronze
 
   

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.
   
   

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 2019 SSO Supporters

Our supporters helped make this conference possible.

   
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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.
   
   

 
   
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 Women's College Hospital.

 

HSCN 2019 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.
   
BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD helps customers enhance outcomes, lower costs, increase efficiencies, improve safety and expand access to health care. bd.com
   

Bonfire is a leader in strategic sourcing and procurement technology that makes the Request for Proposal (RFP) process easy. The solution is a collaborative and powerful cloud-based platform that offers online solicitation, submission, contract evaluation and management, and vendor performance. www.gobonfire.com.
   
Cardinal Health brings scaled solutions that help our customers thrive in a changing world. We utilize our capacity and knowledge to create value across the continuum of care. We are humble partners, striving to make healthcare more efficient—allowing providers to do what they do best—caring for their patients.
   

Canadian Hospital Specialties is a national specialty distributor of critical care, interventional and operating room 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 a hospital member shared service organization dedicated to driving hard dollar savings for healthcare organizations related to medical equipment service contracts. As a not-for-profit, CMEPP is owned and governed by its hospital members. All profits are returned to our hospitals annually. Over $40,000,000 has been returned since 1996.
   

Ecosystem Energy Services is an engineering and construction firm specializing in complex energy ecosystems. We implement turnkey projects that maximize hospital buildings’ performance. Our collaborative approach identifies client requirements and contractually guarantees performance targets. This approach aligns us with clients’ interests and results in creative solutions that exceed client expectations.

   

Genesis Automation helps healthcare organizations charter their two most important missions: Patient Care and Cost Containment. Our clinically-integrated solutions capture, track and benchmark resource utilization, with detailed per surgeon case costs. We link purchases to patient outcomes and provide business intelligence to eliminate waste, enhance patient safety and improve charge capture.
   

GHX, a healthcare business and data automation company, empowers healthcare organizations to enable better patient care and maximize industry savings using its world-class cloud-based supply chain technology platform. GHX brings together healthcare providers, manufacturers and distributors who rely on proven healthcare-focused technology and comprehensive data to automate business processes and make more informed, timely and fact-based decisions. Solutions span procurement and accounts payable automation, contract and inventory management, business intelligence and other supply chain-related tools and services.  www.ghx.com and The Healthcare Hub
   

GS1 is a neutral, not-for-profit organization that develops and maintains global standards for efficient business communication, improving the efficiency, safety, security, sustainability and visibility of value chains across physical and digital channels. In Canada, through our unique community management role, we collaborate with business leaders and industry work groups to develop standards, implementation guidelines and non-propriety business solutions, supporting subscribers of all sizes across multiple sectors.
   

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 global medical technology company whose products, services and more than 10,000 employees worldwide help people get better care inside and outside the hospital. Our innovations in five core areas – Advancing Mobility, Wound Care and Prevention, Patient Monitoring and Diagnostics, Surgical Safety and Efficiency, and Respiratory Health – improve clinical and economic outcomes and ensure caregivers in more than 100 countries have the products they need to protect their patients, speed up recoveries and manage conditions. Every day, around the world, we enhance outcomes for patients and their caregivers. Learn more at hill-rom.ca.​
   
HIROC is a trusted healthcare safety advisor, committed to offering a full spectrum of insurance products and support throughout a claim. Combined with sage counsel and risk management solutions, HIROC works with its partners to increase safety.
   

 

 

Logibec is an industry leader with a 36-year history. We offer healthcare facilities an ecosystem of solutions with unique features designed and implemented in partnership with our customers. Our mission is to be fully committed to driving operational efficiencies and lowering costs for our customers by delivering healthcare IT solutions that promote a patient-centric approach.

   
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.
   

PAR Excellence offers automated inventory management solutions that will help deliver better patient care while minimizing product waste and labor costs. With custom-designed solutions built for simple, trouble-free operation; we provide a way to monitor and track virtually any type of product in your supply chain.
 
   

Scotiabank is one of North America's premier financial institutions and Canada's most international bank. With over 185 years of global banking experience, we operate in more than 55 countries around the world. Scotiabank and its affiliates serve 23 million customers through our team of 89,000 employees. Through Global Business Payments, we provide financial solutions including cash management, payments and trade finance.

   
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. 
   

Staples Business Advantage, the business-to-business division, caters to mid-market, commercial and enterprise-sized customers by offering a one-source solution for the products and services they need, combined with best-in-class customer service, competitive pricing and a state-of-the-art e-commerce site.  StaplesBusinessAdvnatage.ca

   
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.
   
Voyago Health is 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, and are managed using the latest logistics software to ensure Ontario’s Patient Flow standards are achieved and exceeded.
Call us at 1-855-263-7163 or visit voyagohealth.ca
 
   

Founded in 1927 and headquartered in Warsaw, Indiana, Zimmer Biomet is a global leader in musculoskeletal healthcare. We design, manufacture and market orthopaedic reconstructive products; sports medicine, biologics, extremities and trauma products; office based technologies; spine, craniomaxillofacial and thoracic products; dental implants; and related surgical products. We have operations in more than 25 countries around the world and sell products in more than 100 countries.

 

 
 
 

 

Healthcare Supply Chain Network Conference 2019 

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

 
Don’t miss the opportunity to sponsor and exhibit at Canada’s largest Healthcare Supply Chain Conference and Trade Show in 2019!

Attended by 350 healthcare supply chain professionals from across Canada, HSCN2019 is the only opportunity in Canada for you to promote your company directly to Canadian healthcare providers.

HSCN2019 has a number of opportunities for sponsors and exhibitors to select what works best for you. 
 
 
 

Reserve your sponsorship or exhibit booth today or for more information contact Caroline Aston in our conference office at caroline@astonevents.com.

Opportunities are sold on a first come first served basis.  Be sure to reserve your sponsorship level/exhibit booth now to avoid disappointment.


 * Platinum, Gold, and Silver Sponsors receive complimentary booths and passes
as part of their package.

 

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HSCN 2018 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.

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.


Mohawk Medbuy


 


 

Gold
 
  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.

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.

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.
 


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.


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.

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.
 
 
 
 
 

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. 

 


 

Silver
 
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 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.


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. 

 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.

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.


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.

 


 

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 2018 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 2018 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.

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.
 

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

 


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.
 
 

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.


Mohawk Medbuy


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.

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.
 
 
 

 

Healthcare Supply Chain Network Conference 2018 

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

 
 
 
 
Don’t miss the opportunity to sponsor and exhibit at Canada’s largest Healthcare Supply Chain Conference and Trade Show in 2018!

Attended by 350 healthcare supply chain professionals from across Canada, HSCN2018 is the only opportunity in Canada for you to promote your company directly to Canadian healthcare providers.

HSCN2018 has a number of opportunities for sponsors and exhibitors to select what works best for you. 
 
 
 

Reserve your sponsorship or exhibit booth today or for more information contact Caroline Aston in our conference office at caroline@astonevents.com.

Opportunities are sold on a first come first served basis.  Be sure to reserve your sponsorship level/exhibit booth now to avoid disappointment.


 * Platinum, Gold, and Silver Sponsors receive complimentary booths and passes
as part of their package.

 

hfjdsl

 

 

 

HSCN 2018 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.

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.


Mohawk Medbuy


 


 

Gold
 
  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.

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.

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.
 


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.


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.

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.
 
 
 
 
 

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. 

 


 

Silver
 
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 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.


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. 

 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.

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.


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.

 


 

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 2018 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 2018 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.

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.
 

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

 


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.
 
 

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.


Mohawk Medbuy


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.

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.
 
 
 

 

Healthcare Supply Chain Network Conference 2018 

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

 
 
 
 
Don’t miss the opportunity to sponsor and exhibit at Canada’s largest Healthcare Supply Chain Conference and Trade Show in 2018!

Attended by 350 healthcare supply chain professionals from across Canada, HSCN2018 is the only opportunity in Canada for you to promote your company directly to Canadian healthcare providers.

HSCN2018 has a number of opportunities for sponsors and exhibitors to select what works best for you. 
 
 
 

Reserve your sponsorship or exhibit booth today or for more information contact Caroline Aston in our conference office at caroline@astonevents.com.

Opportunities are sold on a first come first served basis.  Be sure to reserve your sponsorship level/exhibit booth now to avoid disappointment.


 * Platinum, Gold, and Silver Sponsors receive complimentary booths and passes
as part of their package.

 

hfjdsl

 

 

 

HSCN 2018 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.

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.


Mohawk Medbuy


 


 

Gold
 
  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.

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.

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.
 


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.


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.

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.
 
 
 
 
 

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. 

 


 

Silver
 
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 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.


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. 

 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.

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.


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.

 


 

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 2018 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 2018 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.

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.
 

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

 


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.
 
 

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.


Mohawk Medbuy


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.

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.
 
 
 

 

Healthcare Supply Chain Network Conference 2018 

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

 
 
 
 
Don’t miss the opportunity to sponsor and exhibit at Canada’s largest Healthcare Supply Chain Conference and Trade Show in 2018!

Attended by 350 healthcare supply chain professionals from across Canada, HSCN2018 is the only opportunity in Canada for you to promote your company directly to Canadian healthcare providers.

HSCN2018 has a number of opportunities for sponsors and exhibitors to select what works best for you. 
 
 
 

Reserve your sponsorship or exhibit booth today or for more information contact Caroline Aston in our conference office at caroline@astonevents.com.

Opportunities are sold on a first come first served basis.  Be sure to reserve your sponsorship level/exhibit booth now to avoid disappointment.


 * Platinum, Gold, and Silver Sponsors receive complimentary booths and passes
as part of their package.

 

hfjdsl

 

 

 

HSCN 2018 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.

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.


Mohawk Medbuy


 


 

Gold
 
  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.

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.

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.
 


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.


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.

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.
 
 
 
 
 

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. 

 


 

Silver
 
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 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.


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. 

 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.

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.


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.

 


 

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 2018 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 2018 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.

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.
 

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

 


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.
 
 

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.


Mohawk Medbuy


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.

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.
 
 
 

 

Healthcare Supply Chain Network Conference 2018 

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

 
 
 
 
Don’t miss the opportunity to sponsor and exhibit at Canada’s largest Healthcare Supply Chain Conference and Trade Show in 2018!

Attended by 350 healthcare supply chain professionals from across Canada, HSCN2018 is the only opportunity in Canada for you to promote your company directly to Canadian healthcare providers.

HSCN2018 has a number of opportunities for sponsors and exhibitors to select what works best for you. 
 
 
 

Reserve your sponsorship or exhibit booth today or for more information contact Caroline Aston in our conference office at caroline@astonevents.com.

Opportunities are sold on a first come first served basis.  Be sure to reserve your sponsorship level/exhibit booth now to avoid disappointment.


 * Platinum, Gold, and Silver Sponsors receive complimentary booths and passes
as part of their package.

 

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HSCN 2018 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.

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.


Mohawk Medbuy


 


 

Gold
 
  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.

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.

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.
 


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.


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.

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.
 
 
 
 
 

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. 

 


 

Silver
 
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 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.


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. 

 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.

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.


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.

 


 

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 2018 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 2018 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.

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.
 

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

 


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.
 
 

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.


Mohawk Medbuy


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.

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.
 
 
 

 

Healthcare Supply Chain Network Conference 2018 

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

 
 
 
 
Don’t miss the opportunity to sponsor and exhibit at Canada’s largest Healthcare Supply Chain Conference and Trade Show in 2018!

Attended by 350 healthcare supply chain professionals from across Canada, HSCN2018 is the only opportunity in Canada for you to promote your company directly to Canadian healthcare providers.

HSCN2018 has a number of opportunities for sponsors and exhibitors to select what works best for you. 
 
 
 

Reserve your sponsorship or exhibit booth today or for more information contact Caroline Aston in our conference office at caroline@astonevents.com.

Opportunities are sold on a first come first served basis.  Be sure to reserve your sponsorship level/exhibit booth now to avoid disappointment.


 * Platinum, Gold, and Silver Sponsors receive complimentary booths and passes
as part of their package.

 

hfjdsl

 

 

 

HSCN 2018 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.

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.


Mohawk Medbuy


 


 

Gold
 
  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.

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.

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.
 


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.


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.

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.
 
 
 
 
 

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. 

 


 

Silver
 
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 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.


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. 

 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.

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.


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.

 


 

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 2018 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 2018 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.

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.
 

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

 


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.
 
 

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.


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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.

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.
 
 
 

 

Healthcare Supply Chain Network Conference 2018 

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

 
 
 
 
Don’t miss the opportunity to sponsor and exhibit at Canada’s largest Healthcare Supply Chain Conference and Trade Show in 2018!

Attended by 350 healthcare supply chain professionals from across Canada, HSCN2018 is the only opportunity in Canada for you to promote your company directly to Canadian healthcare providers.

HSCN2018 has a number of opportunities for sponsors and exhibitors to select what works best for you. 
 
 
 

Reserve your sponsorship or exhibit booth today or for more information contact Caroline Aston in our conference office at caroline@astonevents.com.

Opportunities are sold on a first come first served basis.  Be sure to reserve your sponsorship level/exhibit booth now to avoid disappointment.


 * Platinum, Gold, and Silver Sponsors receive complimentary booths and passes
as part of their package.

 

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HSCN 2018 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.

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.


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Gold
 
  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.

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.

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.
 


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.


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.

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.
 
 
 
 
 

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. 

 


 

Silver
 
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 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.


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. 

 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.

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.


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.

 


 

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 2018 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 2018 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.

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.
 

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

 


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.
 
 

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.


Mohawk Medbuy


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.

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.
 
 
 

 

Healthcare Supply Chain Network Conference 2018 

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

 
 
 
 
Don’t miss the opportunity to sponsor and exhibit at Canada’s largest Healthcare Supply Chain Conference and Trade Show in 2018!

Attended by 350 healthcare supply chain professionals from across Canada, HSCN2018 is the only opportunity in Canada for you to promote your company directly to Canadian healthcare providers.

HSCN2018 has a number of opportunities for sponsors and exhibitors to select what works best for you. 
 
 
 

Reserve your sponsorship or exhibit booth today or for more information contact Caroline Aston in our conference office at caroline@astonevents.com.

Opportunities are sold on a first come first served basis.  Be sure to reserve your sponsorship level/exhibit booth now to avoid disappointment.


 * Platinum, Gold, and Silver Sponsors receive complimentary booths and passes
as part of their package.