Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

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To top it off, a digital solution can allow for the proper management of inventory and an integrated supply chain that refills required products automatically. It takes a huge operation to ensure that hospitals have enough of the gauze, bandages, tape, and equipment required for the day-to-day workings and health care being provided. When that inventory is digitally managed in concert with operations and supply chain management, everything moves more quickly and smoothly.

There are a lot of ways that the health care industry has to change over the next handful of years in order to be efficient and able to provide affordable services. Digitalization and integration are going to be key.

Charlie Alsmiller

Throughout his career, Charlie Alsmiller has focused on customer problems in difficult industries such as Energy and Telecommunications. Prior to starting Appterra in 2005, Alsmiller was VP of Global Operations for Allegro Development, a leading provider of software for the energy sector. He has also served as president of OmniSpace Technologies, a leading SaaS provider that he founded in 1999. He spent over 10 years in the consulting world with Price Waterhouse and Deloitte Consulting, where he participated in a wide variety of projects for very high profile clients. Mr. Alsmiller holds a BBA from Baylor University in Management and Information Systems and a MBA from the University of Dallas in International Business. Specialties: Technology ventures, Enterprise Software, Contract Negotiation, International Operations, Private Equity, Product Management, Strategic Alliances, Software Implementation, Software Development

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