Lean supply chain and distribution solutions are critical to healthcare organizations looking to streamline supply delivery and reduce costs. Traditional supply chain processes utilized in most hospitals are outdated, forcing clinicians to spend a lot of time managing supplies—time that could be spent effectively fulfilling patient needs.

Demand Flow is a new approach to healthcare supplies distribution. Fusing visual signals with the analytics required to enable a successful kanban operation in healthcare organizations. Demand Flow not only reduces the cost and space requirements of a traditional materials management system; it ensures clinicians have what they need, when they need it, throughout all clinical work-areas (not just inpatient).  

Wednesday, December 12th
10:00AM Mountain Time
60 minute webinar

Charles Hodge is Founder and President of BlueBin Inc. in Chicago, Illinois; and the primary architect of its Demand Flow distribution system.

Prior to forming BlueBin Inc, Charles served as Chief Procurement Officer and Vice President of Supply Chain Management for Seattle Children’s Hospital and Research Institute.

Before joining Seattle Children’s, Charles was the Regional Director in charge of supply chain management operations for Sutter Health’s Peninsula Coastal Region, as well as a member of Sutter Health’s corporate strategic sourcing group.

Charles earned a Masters of Business Administration degree from California State University in 2001 and is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.