The Path Forward 2020 draws close to 350 clinical and health system leaders from around the world

On December 8, GS1 Canada, in partnership with HIMSS and SCAN Health, hosted The Path Forward: Accelerating Supply Chain Excellence and Safety in Health Systems. This pivotal event featured globally recognized speakers from digitally and clinically integrated health systems based on global standards, as well as an expert panel that shared their organizations’ experiences and lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic. With around 350 plus clinical and health system leaders taking part, The Path Forward virtual event was a huge success.

Did you miss any of the sessions? Did you attend and would like to share the event presentations with your colleagues? Access all the great insights, sessions, discussions and more presented during the live virtual digital event here:


  1. Global Standards Improve Patient Safety and Positive Care Outcomes - Dr. David Berridge
  2. COVID-19: The Burning Platform for Clinically Integrated Supply Chain – Dr. Anne Snowdon

Event Videos

  1. Keynote David Berridge, Driving Global Standards to Improve Patient Safety and Positive Care Outcomes
  2. Keynote Dr. Anne Snowdon, COVID-19: The Burning Platform for Clinically Integrated Supply Chain
  3. Keynote Mr. Harold F. Wolf III, Paving the Way to a Fully Integrated Digital Health Ecosystem
  4. Global Panel - Evidence-based Impact and Outcomes of Supply Chain Transformation in Health Systems

Keynote speakers included:

  • Mr. David Berridge, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
    • Highlighted the successes realized through the application of global standards through the NHS Department of Health and Social Care’s Scan4Safety program.
  • Dr. Anne Snowdon, Scientific Director & CEO, SCAN Health, Director of Clinical Research, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS),
    • Presented the HIMSS Clinically Integrated Supply Outcomes Model (CISOM), an outcomes-based model that provides healthcare organizations with a strategic roadmap to advance supply chain infrastructure and strengthen quality and safety of care.
  • Mr. Harold F. Wolf III, President & CEO, HIMSS
    • Shared his vision of a fully integrated digital health system, from point of manufacture to patient outcome analytics.
  • Esteemed panelists included:

    1. Dr. Joseph Drozda, Mercy (United States)
    2. Dr. Kevin Fenton, NHS London (United Kingdom)
    3. Dr. Susan D. Moffatt-Bruce, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Canada)
    4. Dr. Verna Yiu, Alberta Health Services (Canada).

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