Methodist Hospitals supply chain director named to Health Care Supply Chain Hall of Fame - July 28, 2020

Courtesy of NWI.Life • July 28, 2020

Jack Anderson, Supply Chain Director at Methodist Hospitals, has been named to the Bellwether League’s Health Care Supply Chain Hall of Fame. He is one of just eight supply chain professionals nationally to receive this honor in 2020. The Bellwether League confers this honor on individuals regarded as innovators, pioneers and visionaries for their industry contributions and performance.

“Since joining Methodist in 2019, Jack has made a number of important contributions to the financial stewardship and operational effectiveness of our hospitals, and we are happy to see him receive this recognition by his peers.” said Matt Doyle, Methodist Hospitals President and CEO.

During his 40-year career, Mr. Anderson has served more than 150 health care providers and group purchasing organizations throughout the world. As an innovator in hospital supply chain management, he was one of the earliest adopters of surgical case cart systems and automatic replenishment systems and he has extensive experience in resource and product standardization, operations improvement processes and materials management information systems.

About Methodist Hospitals

Methodist Hospitals is a community-based, not-for-profit health system with two full-service acute care facilities in Gary and Merrillville, Indiana, that has been leading the way to better health for residents of Northwest Indiana for almost 100 years. Methodist Hospitals offers a number of award – winning programs, including its Neuroscience, Oncology, Heart and Vascular Institutes and Breast Care Center. Its range of services also includes Women & Children’s Services, Bariatric Surgery Services, Emergency & Trauma Services, Immediate Care Centers, an Orthopedic & Spine Care Center, Sports Medicine, comprehensive Rehabilitation Services, Behavioral Health and Home Health Services. It has earned Magnet® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Hospital Accreditation.

About the Bellwether League

Launched in July 2007 by a group of influential veterans in the healthcare supply chain industry, Bellwether League Inc., is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit corporation that identifies and honors men and women who have demonstrated significant leadership in, influence on and contributions to the supply chain from healthcare providers, healthcare product manufacturers and distributors, group purchasing organizations, consulting firms, educational institutions and media outlets.