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SMI Community

Welcome to the SMI Community!

We are a collaborative community committed to supply chain transformation, comprised of provider partners, industry partners, and collaborators. As an elite group of supply chain leaders, we work together to improve agility and resilience and to drive positive change in the industry. See our current members and collaborators.

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  • AHRMM advances health through supply chain excellence by providing education, leadership and advocacy to professionals in health care and related organizations that are accountable to the community and committed to health improvement.

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  • For over four decades, The Advisory Board has continuously honed our research process to identify the top challenges that health care leaders are facing, and provide provocative insights, actionable strategies, and practical tools to support execution.

  • The Health Sector Supply Chain Research Consortium (HSRC) within CAPS Research is jointly sponsored by member companies, the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, and the Institute for Supply Management® to bring together health sector organizations and academic researchers to conduct research related to the strategic management of the health care supply chain.

  • Bellwether League Foundation identifies and honors men and women who have demonstrated significant leadership in, influence on and contributions to the healthcare supply chain. Honorees inducted into Bellwether League Foundation’s Hall of Fame for Healthcare Supply Chain Leadership hail from provider organizations, product manufacturers and distributors, group purchasing organizations, consulting firms, educational institutions and media outlets.

  • The Consortium for Universal Healthcare Credentialing, Inc. (C4UHC) is a member group of representatives committed to advance American National Standards for a streamlined healthcare credentialing process, which will protect patient safety and confidentiality.

  • ECRI is a global, independent authority on healthcare technology and safety. Our products and services help the healthcare community to improve quality, reduce cost, and achieve better outcomes across all care settings.

  • Farad Ali has worked for the National Minority Supplier Development Council as vice president. NMSDC matches thousands of certified minority-owned businesses to a network of more than 1,200 corporate members who diversify their supply chain by purchasing products, services and solutions through an unwavering commitment to advancing Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American suppliers in a globalized corporate supply chain. Farad was also the president and CEO of the National Institute of Minority Economic Development.

  • Gartner research, insights and tools enable CIOs to successfully lead their healthcare organizations’ digital transformation initiatives to maximum impact. Our expert guidance and tools enable faster, smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s mission-critical priorities.

  • The GS1 Healthcare US Initiative represents a broad cross section of industry stakeholders. Today, more than 140 healthcare manufacturers, distributors, providers, dispenser pharmacies, group purchasing organizations, government agencies, and industry associations are working together to help address challenges where GS1 Standards can have a positive impact.

  • The Healthcare Anchor Network (HAN) catalyzes health systems to leverage their hiring, purchasing, investing, and other key assets to build inclusive local economies to address economic and racial inequities in community conditions that create poor health.

    HAN supports health systems in implementing the anchor mission by raising the bar for best-in-class practices, accelerating adoption among individual organizations through an action-oriented framework, and fostering unique sector collaborations to scale social impact.

    HAN members are leading a health systems movement to universally adopt the anchor mission framework and partner collaboratively and authentically with other anchor institutions and with their communities to create economically, socially, and racially equitable outcomes in place.

  • Since 1977, Healthcare Purchasing News (HPN) magazine remains the only comprehensive healthcare business news magazine dedicated to reporting the information, solutions and stories about medical products and systems that affect healthcare supply chain management, monthly in-print and daily online.

  • Health Care Without Harm works to transform health care worldwide so that it reduces its environmental footprint, becomes a community anchor for sustainability and a leader in the global movement for environmental health and justice.

  • The Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA) is the premier trade association representing distributors serving healthcare providers. HIDA has provided leadership in the healthcare distribution industry since 1902.

  • HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) is a global advisor, thought leader and member-based society committed to reforming the global health ecosystem through the power of information and technology. As a mission-driven nonprofit, HIMSS offers a unique depth and breadth of expertise in health innovation, public policy, workforce development, research and digital health transformation to advise leaders, stakeholders and influencers across the global health ecosystem on best practices.

  • The Healthcare Industry Resilience Collaborative is a non-profit healthcare supply chain trade association founded by providers and their trading partners to tackle resiliency issues for continuity of patient care.

  • At the Poole College of Management, we provide talented students — and top companies — with the analytical capabilities and creative insights they need to thrive in the global marketplace.

  • Founded in 1983 as a consulting and engineering firm, St. Onge has grown into one of the world’s premier supply chain innovators. As an independent company with no vendor bias we are completely objective, with priorities purely focused on client needs.

  • The Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) is part of the federal medical response infrastructure and can supplement medical countermeasures needed by states, tribal nations, territories and the largest metropolitan areas during public health emergencies.

  • Supply Chain Sherpas provides executive coaching, education and advisory solutions, which drive breakthrough results for the healthcare supply chain and its leaders.

  • The University of Tennessee’s Global Supply Chain Institute has the privilege of serving as the preeminent global hub responsible for connecting corporate industry leaders, supply chain professionals, researchers and students at all stages of their careers.

  • The Arkansas Supply Chain Association (ASCA) is dedicated to outreach and professional development among college students interested in a supply chain and management.

  • Capstone 406 LLC is a boutique consulting firm that provides support for strategic, marketing, sales and operational projects for the trading partners in the healthcare supply chain with a specialized focus on the digitally enabled, clinically integrated healthcare supply chain.