Product Line Administrator, Supply & Services Resource Management, Dignity Health
Elise Nagowski is a Perioperative Services Product Line Administrator for Dignity Health Supply & Services Resource Management (SSRM). She began her career as a surgical technician in the Air Force and joined Dignity Health after completing her military commitment. She transitioned into a supply chain role at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ as a materials coordinator in the operating room. She grew the position into a business management role before seizing an opportunity in the corporate supply chain office for Dignity Health.
Elise assumed responsibility for the Sterilization Wrap program after moving into SSRM and helped launch the program system-wide by completing more than a dozen on-site in-services with the support of their vendor partners. Since then, Elise has advocated and participated in the adoption of multiple other sustainability programs for Dignity Health and is a member of the Dignity Health SSRM Green Team.
In her spare time, Elise prefers to enjoy all that nature has to offer by hiking, camping and running with her husband their two dogs.
Engaging suppliers to bring value above cost savings is an integral step to meeting system sustainability goals in any organization. This session will discuss how Dignity Health sets goals and engages supplier partners to enhance our sustainability agenda. Dignity Health’s mission includes a focus on “partnering with others in the community to improve the quality […]
Forced labor is a global problem and affects many supply chains around the world, including products purchased by health care organizations. Most companies want to avoid purchasing products produced by forced labor, but they often don’t know how. In this workshop we will provide an overview of the issue and what risks we face as […]