SMI COVID-19 Community Response

The Strategic Marketplace Initiative (SMI) is a non-profit, member-driven community unititing thought-leader executives from providers and suppliers to advance supply chain performace and improve the healthcare marketplace in the United States. During this crisis, our members, are on the frontlines providing the critical supplies to help combat COVID-19.   SMI COVID-19 resources include:  

SMI COVID-19 Resoure Center

  Read our latest Speaking of Supply Chain blog  

Latest Developments

  • NEW!  Rush University Medical Center has developed NEW FORECASTING TOOL for COVID-19 Cases & Resources


What Makes SMI Unique

  • SMI is a community comprised exclusively of supply chain thought leaders - hear what they have to say about SMI
  • SMI is not a passive organization, members are encouraged to join initiative teams which work to create tools that help industry leaders predict trends, assess needs, address challenges and incorporate best practices
  • SMI is a non-profit 501(c)(6) Corporation
  • SMI strives to have balance in the marketplace, equal numbers of providers and industry partners 
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SMI Tools

SMI is dedicated to improving the healthcare supply chain and to that end all findings / improvements / processes / established best practices are shared with the marketplace through white papers, industry meeting presentations, articles in national publications, and free access to final work products. All of our Tools are posted to this website and may be downloaded free of charge and used as is or tailored to meet the unique needs of an individual organization.  All we ask is that specific acknowledgement is made of SMI as the original author/developer.

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