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ACHE Western Florida Chapter Education & Dinner - June 12, 2014

ACHE- WFC (Western Florida Chapter)

Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 5:30 PM (EDT)

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    The Western Florida Chapter of

American College Healthcare Executives

An independent, officially designated healthcare executive group of ACHE for Western Florida


     Please join us for a special evening of dining,

 networking, and professional development

    program at Brandon Regional Hospital.


Event:             ACHE WFC Education and Dinner Event


Title:                Reducing Labor and Supply Chain Costs through Proven Metrics and 

                        Operational Costs 


When:             Thursday, June 12, 2014


Time:               5:30pm - 6:30pm (Registration, Networking & Dinner)

                         6:30pm - 8:00pm (Panel Program)     


Location:         Brandon Regional Hospital

                         Oakfield Medical Plaza - Classroom B

                         260 South Moon Avenue

                         Brandon, FL  33511



Brandon Regional Hospital is located approximately 5 miles East of I75 in Brandon, Fl.  The Oakfield Medical Plaza is across the street from the main hospital. Visitor and handicapped parking are available outside of the Oakfield Medical Plaza building.



This session will address how you can reduce labor and supply chain costs using proven metrics and operational techniques. The presenter will discuss the need for higher profitability in the healthcare industry and how to improve bottom lines in the current era of healthcare reform. The presenter provides 10 specific improvement solutions all hospitals can use immediately. The improvement solutions will focus on:

           1. Re-design Human Resource (Labor) Deployment and Management

           2. Collaborate to Reduce Supply Chain Management Costs




Mark Campbell, FACHE            VP Materials Management, Tampa General Hospital

Mark Campbell is VP of Materials Management at Tampa General Hospital, a 1,018 bed academic medical center affiliated with the University of South Florida. He has a diverse background starting in revenue cycle functions, consulting, and now supply chain. He is an industry leader serving on various strategic councils including one for the largest group purchasing organization in the country (Novation) and the University Healthsystem Consortium. At TGH, Mr. Campbell works with other senior leaders and leads a team that looks for cost savings opportunities in supplies, services, and labor.



William Tousey                                                  VP, Cooperative Services of Florida


William Tousey, RN, MBA, is Vice President of Cooperative Services of Florida located in Ft. Myers, FL. The contracting group was formed in 1997 to represent hospital provider members in their negotiations for acute care products including medical surgical, implants, pharmaceutical, non-medical, equipment and purchase services. The current membership includes Central Florida Health Alliance, Huntsville Health Care System, Lee Memorial Health System and Sarasota Memorial Health Care System with several additional affiliates. Cooperative Services of Florida has returned over $100m to members and is credited with developing unique strategies for delivering above average savings in the implant categories. This includes contracting, purchasing and self distribution strategies through sister company LeeSar. With over 30 years of clinical, business and leadership healthcare experience, Mr. Tousey is focused on creating non-traditional pathways to savings that enable all stakeholders to continue their mission of providing quality healthcare to the populations they serve.




Steve Patton           Director of Supply Chain, Lakeland Regional Health System


Steve R. Patton is the Director of Supply Chain for Lakeland Regional Health System, an 851 bed acute care facility located in Lakeland, Florida. LRHS is the 5th largest in Florida and the Emergency Department is the “busiest” ED and one of the top 5 in the U.S. He has more than 20 years of experience in hospital operations, strategic planning, public relations and development. He is retired Navy Medical Service Corp and served in both the Gulf War and Iraqi Freedom in various logistics positions. While serving on active duty, Lieutenant Commander Patton was selected as the Materials Manager of the Year for all of Navy Medicine. He is a member of the adjunct faculty of Polk State in Supply Chain and Business course work. He holds a B.S. with University of Southern Colorado and an M.S. from Webster University in Health Services Management.


Dragana Gough                                                Project Director, Soyring Consulting


Dragana Gough is a Project Director with Soyring Consulting specializing in labor redesign and cost savings. She has consulted at more than 75 hospitals and health systems across the United States ranging from 25 to 1,000+ beds. She has extensive experience in financial and operational productivity, data modeling and forecasting to support project decision making and service line analysis. Ms.Gough has designed tools for clients to optimize on-going management of staffing and budgets, modeled care delivery optimization forecasting for department, developed interactive workflow process maps to realize and demonstrate workflow efficiency, and conducted data modeling based on observations and interaction with hospital clinical staff and leadership for all areas of the hospital. She has a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering and also has over 13 years of experience in the Information Technology field.



 This program has been developed and is presented locally by the Western Florida Chapter of ACHE.  The American College of Healthcare Executives has approved 1.5 Face-to-Face  (formerly Category 1) credit hours for this program.


**Questions? Contact:

Kelly Munch, ACHE Program Chair, kelly-munch@smh.com


Have questions about ACHE Western Florida Chapter Education & Dinner - June 12, 2014? Contact ACHE- WFC (Western Florida Chapter)

When & Where

Brandon Regional Hospital
Oakfield Medical Plaza - Classroom B
260 South Moon Avenue
Brandon, FL 33511

Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 5:30 PM (EDT)

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