Benefits & Value of an SMI Membership

Benefits of Membership/Value

SMI provides exclusive benefits and value for both our members and their organizations including the ability to network and share ideas with some of the best minds in the industry. See our list of member benefits/value:

Benefit

Member Value

To be part of a unique and innovative not-for-profit healthcare supply chain organization that is completely results- driven
  • Help to move the healthcare supply chain industry forward
  • Shine the spotlight on your organization alongside other leading provider and industry partner organizations committed to transformational change
Build productive relationships with senior level healthcare supply chain executives
  • Help to foster greater trust between trading partners
  • Gain access to customers who are often difficult to approach (SMI strives to remain a small, nimble organization)
  • SMI is a safe place to have open and honest dialogue (no sales, marketing, or sponsorships are allowed - SMI is funded solely from member dues)
Attendance at 2 Forums per year
  • Learn from the industry experts and collaborators like AHRMM, HIDA, ECRI, MDSI, HPN
  • Network with members, all industry thought- leaders, to exchange ideas and share best practices
  • Reconnect with your customers – learn about their challenges and future opportunities
  • Gain new insights into decision making processes that can accelerate results and improve performance metrics
Participation in member-selected initiative teams to address challenges or fill a need in the industry 
  • Collaborate with providers and suppliers through productive, small group interactive work sessions
  • Learn from industry experts outside of healthcare 
  • Gain industry insight to create a roadmap for internal planning
  • Create tools and solutions for your organization and the industry at large
Create tools and solutions for your organization and the industry at large
  • Create software, guidelines, manuals, executive briefings, calculators, new strategies, and best practices
  • Increase knowledge in marketplace
  • Help the industry become more efficient and more effective
Access to all SMI2U Webinars for you and your colleagues
  • Explore ground-breaking topics 
  • Share access within your organization with colleagues including C-level executives
Attendance at all SMI special events
  • Get unprecedented access to state-of-the-art facilities like Intermountain Healthcare CSC, LeeSar, Staples Distribution Center, the CDC and the new Parkland Hospital
  • Observe cutting edge supply chain operations and meet the people behind the processes