August Consulting managing director and procurement specialist Tracey Shearer is presenting a talk at The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)’s Health Sector Assurance Forum 2023 via webinar, being held on 25-26 May.
Tracey’s talk, Managing risk in the procurement of medical supplies, will cover the strategic and operational importance of medical supply management, managing third-party risk in the supply chain,ESG requirements, and strategies to address and support these risk management challenges.
About the session
Topic: Managing risk in the procurement of medical supplies
Date: Friday 26 May, 2023
Time: 1:00pm - 1:45pm
· Understanding the strategic and operational importance of medical supply management
· Managing third-party risk in the supply chain
· Addressing ESG requirements
· Strategies and control to ensure the effectiveness of medical supplies when in short supply
· How the assurance function can support the process
Tracey says, “I’m looking forward to presenting and discussing key issues in risk management in the procurement of medical supplies and strategies we can employ to address challenges.”
About the Health Sector Assurance Forum
Designed for internal audit, risk, compliance, quality and governance professionals working across the health sector, the forum will provide high-level sessions that deliver broad insights impacting the sector, and more detailed technical sessions on risk, audit and compliance.
Key topics in this year's forum include:
The future of health
Assessing Medicare claims – Finding control gaps and establishing control frameworks
Aged care reform – Meeting the challenge of putting quality and sustainability into practice
TGA – Understanding the licensing rules
Getting governance right in the new NDIS model
Performing a psychosocial internal audit
Building your First Nations health equity strategy
Environmental sustainability and Carbon Zero – Reducing the sectors footprint
Clinical Assurance – Defining who does what on clinical governance
Auditing at home health care services
For more information, read about the event or download the conference brochure and program.
August Consulting helps healthcare organisations optimise their procurement and supply chain using advanced analytics and providing insights that inform cost-saving opportunities.
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