2020 Chuck Lauer Award recipient announced

Sept. 1, 2020

The IDN Summit announced that Ochsner Health’s Chief Supply Chain Officer, Régine Honoré Villain, SVP, Supply Chain Network & Chief Supply Chain Officer, Ochsner Health System, has received the 2020 Chuck Lauer Award presented by the IDN Summit & Reverse Expo.

The prestigious Chuck Lauer Award is given annually to a member of the healthcare supply chain that best embodies the characteristics of its namesake, Chuck Lauer. Those characteristics include selfless care for others, a strong commitment to excellence in work and life, a healthy balance between work and life, eternally optimistic, strong ethical values, and unwavering patriotism and pride in the United States.

As a leader in the healthcare industry with over 25 years of experience, Régine certainly embodies these characteristics. Her current role is SVP, Supply Chain Network and Chief Supply Chain Officer at Ochsner Health System. Previously she served as the VP, Supply Chain Operations at NYU Langone Health System. She began her career in healthcare at New York Presbyterian Hospital where she spent 10 years mastering her skills with increased responsibilities along the continuum of supply chain.

This year the IDN Summit National Advisory Board nominated 14 individuals for the award. These individuals include healthcare leaders from across the U.S., including:

·       Teresa Dail, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

·        Nick Gaich, CEO, Nick Gaich and Associates

·        Maria Hames, Partner, HealthCare Links

·        Ed Hisscock, SVP, Supply Chain Management, Trinity Health

·        Brent Johnson, VP, Supply Chain (Ret.), Intermountain Healthcare

·        Jay Kirkpatrick, VP, Supply Chain Operations, LifePoint Health

·        Carl Meyer, EVP, Wetrich Group

·        Dennis Mullins, SVP, Supply Chain Operations, Indiana University Health

·        Ken Murawski, CEO, HealthCare Links

·        Eric O’Daffer, Research VP, Gartner

·        Jonathan Pumphrey, VP & Chief Supply Chain Officer, WellSpan

·        Cathy Spinney, President and CEO, Yankee Alliance

·        Mark Van Sumeren, Managing Director, Health Industry Advisor LLC

·        Régine Honoré Villain, SVP, Supply Chain Network & Chief Supply Chain Officer, Ochsner Health System.

IDN Summit has the acceptance video.  

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