SMI - Continued Growth in 2010

Scituate, MA (5/26/2010):  SMI is pleased to announce additional new members in 2010 including:

  • Cook Medical – David Reed, Vice President Operations and Corporate Compliance Officer
  • University of Southern California – Jean Sargent, Director, Supply Chain
Cook Medical is a global leader in pioneering the development of technology to support and advance minimally invasive procedures with a special focus on the convergence of technology platforms which include devices, pharmaceuticals, cell therapy and biotechnology. David Reed comments that, “Cook welcomes the opportunity to collaborate and contribute towards the effort of enhancing the overall value of the healthcare supply chain process for the patients we serve.
According to Jean Sargent who has moved from University Kentucky (UK) Healthcare, another SMI member, to University Southern California (USC), “I am excited to have been invited back to SMI. We look forward to participating with other industry leaders in development and implementation of processes that will improve the healthcare supply chain. I can now bring the SMI tools and member expertise to my new organization.” Jean is a past president of AHRMM.
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