SMI announces new Associate Executive Director

Oct. 16, 2019

The Strategic Marketplace Initiative (SMI), a member-driven consortium of industry thought-leaders united to shape the future of the healthcare supply chain to improve the healthcare marketplace in the United States, is pleased to announce that Nancy Anderson is joining the SMI Team as the new Associate Executive Director. 

Nancy has an extensive supply chain leadership background, and comes to SMI from Greenhealth Exchange of Reston, VA, where she served as Vice President Contracting. Nancy has had various healthcare positions including Vice President of Client Management and Operations at OpenMarkets, Inc., Chicago, and Director of Supply Chain Management for Northwestern Healthcare, Chicago. Nancy also brings 12 years’ experience as a Senior Management Consultant at American Hospital Supply/Baxter and has a B.S. from Northwestern University.

SMI’s mission is to establish new standards of supply chain performance for delivering healthcare to patients and their communities. Through SMI, provider and industry partner members discover an open, non-competitive environment for innovative idea-exchange and sharing best practices. Members work together on initiative teams to develop tools that they can take back to their organizations and customize to meet their unique needs. All of these tools are shared free of charge with the healthcare industry as SMI is dedicated to improving the entirety of the healthcare supply chain. 

Nancy is committed to the SMI philosophy of shaping the future of the healthcare supply chain, viewing cross functional leadership and collaboration as instrumental to the future. 

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