Kentucky Society for Healthcare Purchasing and Materials Management



July 31, 2019

The board of directors at AHRMM has recognized KSHPMM for its participation and engagement and has awarded KSHPMM with the 2019 STANDARD LEVEL award!! This is the first time that KSHPMM has received the award and it is an honor to be recognized at the national level. Way to go KSHPMM members and board of directors!

*To share news about KSHPMM or about your organization please contact brent.pacanowski@nortonhealthcare.org*

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The following events are scheduled for 2019. Please contact Brent Pacanowski at brent.pacanowski@nortonhealthcare.org for more information or to be a guest speaker on an upcoming call or face to face meeting.

Upcoming MEMBER Events:



2019 Healthcare Coalition Conference

This year's event will be in Louisville at the Convention Center downtown and is presented by IAHSS, KSHE, and KSHPMM. The 3 day conference offers professional education and career development oppurtunities. Topics (and speakers) for the Materials Management track will include:

  • Overspending on Purchased Services (Chris Gormley)
  • Understanding Healthcare Value Analysis (Laura Polson)
  • Save time, money and lives with Unique Device Identification (Carl Gomberg) 
  • How to build a Collaborative Relationship between Supply Chain and Legal teams (Shakaye Peters)
  • Healthcare Workforce Management (Joseph Dunmire)
  • and MORE!!

For a full conference schedule, and to sign up for the conference please click HERE.



KSHPMM membership conference call

10:30am-11:30am EST


  • President's message
  • Treasurer's report
  • Media/website development report
  • Program report
  • District director reports
  • Committee director reports
  • Open discussion/Cost savings initiatives
  • Educational presentation:

Register Now!

2019 Healthcare Coalition Conference

September 17 - 19, 2019
Louisville Conference Center
Louisville, Kentucky

HCC 2019 presented by IAHSS, KSHE & KSHPMM

The Healthcare Coalition Conference is considered to be one of the best and most affordable opportunities for learning and sharing in Kentucky.

The Healthcare Coalition Conference consistently delivers top-notch educational content, hours of continuing education credits, as well as ongoing opportunities to discuss emerging issues and best practices with colleagues, vendors, and consultants. Healthcare Coalition Conference is designed to meet the educational needs of health care engineers, professionals involved in managing safety & security in healthcare facilities, as well as professionals in healthcare supply chain and materials management. Attendees include professionals from:

  • Engineering/Facilities
  • Security/Safety
  • Purchasing/Materials Management
  • Planning/Design/Construction
  • .... and much more!

Here are the Top Reasons why you Should Attend:

  • Grow your professional network at the various networking opportunities.
  • Obtain Continuing Education contact hours necessary for relicensure or professional certificates.
  • Gain perspective on new standards and issues affecting the healthcare community as well as new trends in the industry.
  • The Healthcare Coalition Conference focuses on providing you with the technical content you need to run your hospital!
  • Discover and evaluate products and services offered by vendors that will support your ongoing initiatives within your organizations.

Click here to learn more, register, sponsor, exhibit or present!