In this episode we talk to Dennis Orthman.
Orthman is the Senior Director with the Strategic Marketplace Initiative, supporting SMI executive teams in the development of innovative solutions to industry challenges. Orthman has over 30 years of healthcare supply chain experience, beginning his career as a hospital buyer and progressing through respected management, consulting, and executive positions.
Orthman worked at Boston City Hospital, the Caritas Christi Health System in Boston, and served as Director of Contracting for Partners Healthcare System. Dennis has also worked as a Senior Consultant with Concepts in Healthcare and with BD Healthcare Consulting & Services, assisting IDN clients in creating hospital-vendor partnerships and delivering innovative supply chain programs.
An MBA graduate from Suffolk University in Massachusetts, Orthman is also a graduate of the Georgetown University Healthcare Leadership Institute. Orthman is an active member of AHRMM, serves on the GS1 Healthcare US Leadership Team, has been published in numerous industry trade journals, and has presented on progressive supply chain topics at both the national and local conferences.