How to Overcome the Supply Chain Challenges of Today and Tomorrow


Wednesday, June 15 | 10:30 am - 11:15 am


Room 49




Participant Type:

Sourcing/Purchasing, Supply Chain, Operations

Orthopedic supply chains have faced severe disruption spurred by the pandemic and natural disasters, staffing issues — and the list continues. This session brings together critical supply chain perspectives to discuss the challenges and opportunities orthopedic companies face in serving their hospital customers. The panel will discuss challenges that plague the supply chain today, market forces and industry dynamics that will impact the supply chain in the future, best practices to react with flexibility and agility when facing uncertainty and lessons in developing stronger relationships throughout the supply chain.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the significant supply chain challenges orthopedic companies face and how they’re responding greatest supply chain challenges orthopedic companies and hospitals face

  • Learn how OEMs and outsourcing distribution companies are acting with flexibility and agility

  • Receive advice on how to strengthen relationships within the supply chain


Tom Norman

Chief Operating Officer,

Skeletal Dynamics


Tom Williams

General Manager,

Millstone Medical Outsourcing

Denise Odenkirk

Vice President of Supplier Sales,


Stacey Christensen

Director of Operations,

OsteoCentric Technologies