Georgia Society for Healthcare Materials Management

The Georgia Society for Healthcare Materials Management (GSHMM) provides opportunities to share strategies and outcomes among other purchasing and material management professionals. GSHMM works to lead Georgia hospitals toward innovative health care through supply chain improvements providing advocacy, collaboration, education and leadership to professionals in health care and related organization that are accountable to our communities. The society is committed to excellence in the delivery of health care.


Society dues are $75/year per society and provide valuable member-only access and discounts on your society annual conference and other educational opportunities throughout the year. 



GSHMM Virtual Conference

Dec. 10-11 from 9-11 a.m.

Registration is COMPLIMENTARY. *Please note that each day of the conference requires  a separate registration.

Register for Dec. 10 

Register for Dec. 11

Virtual Conference Agenda

Thursday, Dec. 10

9-10 a.m.   

Data: The Invisible Chink in Supply Chain’s Armor

Dr. Randy V. Bradley, Associate Professor of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management - Haslam College of Business at The University of Tennessee


10-10:30 a.m.        

Hospital and Supplier Diversity Partnership

Mike Clary, Area Vice President - Randstad Inhouse Services

Crystal Anderson King, Director of Supplier Diversity & Equity - Grady Health System

*Sponsored by Randstad 


10:30-11 a.m.

Strategic Sourcing for PPE Supplies – Supply Chain Partnerships

James Muenckler, Sales Director, Medical Distribution - Owens & Minor

Joe Loya, Director Materials Management - St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System

*Sponsored by Owens & Minor


Friday, Dec. 11

9-10 a.m.   

Keeping Employees Well in a Pandemic

Lauren Lorenzo, Manager, Employee Wellness - Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta


10-11 a.m. 

Creating Balance Within an Increasingly Dependent Globalized Supply Chain

Chaun Powell, Group Vice President of Strategic Supplier Engagement - Premier, Inc.