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LeAnn Born

Vice President, Supply Chain

Fairview Health Services

LeAnn Born serves as vice president of supply chain for M Health Fairview. In this role, she has responsibility for the centralized administration of the sourcing, contracting, value analysis, logistics, procure-to-pay, instrument sterilization, vendor management and business enterprise system support teams. Ms. Born joined M Health Fairview in 2010. Prior to that, she served as vice president of custom contracting services for Novation (now Vizient). In that role, she had responsibility for the company’s custom and regional contracting services. In other roles at Novation, Ms. Born provided oversight for the organization’s contract process and related workflow technology, led member council and task force activities, and had programmatic responsibility for contracting and program development in the laboratory, respiratory, anesthesia, support services and capital departments.

Prior to joining Novation, Ms. Born held several leadership positions during her 12 years of service at Allina Hospitals & Clinics in Minneapolis, including corporate supply chain roles and hospital and clinic operational leadership roles. Ms. Born holds a master’s degree in healthcare administration from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in marketing from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

Sessions

The New Supply Chain Paradigm: C-Suite Strategies for Supply Chain Reengineering

Presented by James Wetrich, LFACHE, LeAnn Born at 1:00 PM on Friday, March 26th.

C-suite executives have been catapulted into complex supply chain challenges and related disruptions. Clearly, what has worked in the past is no longer relevant for the future. New strategies are needed, and considerations are multifaceted and complex. Health system supply chains need to be reengineered. In this program, we will discuss new strategic imperatives and…