Mar 11, 2021
Meena Medler is the VP of Strategic Supplier Engagement at Premier, the largest Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) in the US. Prior to joining Premier, Meena was the Director of Strategic Sourcing & Value Analysis at Northwestern Medicine, recognized by Gartner as one of the Top 25 Supply Chain Departments. As a former physician assistant, Meena has a keen awareness of how to balance clinical and financial value, and how each factor into supply chain decisions. In this episode Meena discusses what Premier and top hospitals are looking for form vendors to quantify value, and dives deep into "risk-share" agreements; what they are, how they are managed, and has a great idea for Innovative Transparency!