Dan Hurry, president of Advantus Health Partners, received the GHXcellence Supply Chain Leadership Award at the 2023 Global Healthcare Exchange Summit. GHXcellence Awards recognize provider and supplier organizations, and individuals who demonstrate an extraordinary commitment to enhancing patient care and community well-being.
Since stepping into the health care industry, Dan has worked to optimize and standardize supply chain operations. His advocacy for increased attention from hospital leadership underscores the pivotal role that the supply chain plays in both financial success and patient outcomes.
“We may not be directly touching the patient, but we’re tertiary to that equation all day, every day,” says Dan.
Dan is a true visionary leader with a passion for supply chain that isn’t slowing down. He sees beyond the value a traditional GPO can provide and is establishing a transformative movement in health care supply chain that goes beyond contracted solutions, striving to make a lasting impact on the industry.
In Dan’s words, “While we may not feel it immediately, on a day-in, day-out basis, we are helping somebody.” His dedication to supply chain excellence emphasizes its crucial role in supporting patients and communities.
Dan strongly believes the supply chain industry’s future resiliency and advancements are dependent upon the development of people today. Through the Advantus Leadership Development Program, he encourages continuous learning and personal skill development, paving the way for a strong and innovative future.
Curious to learn more about the importance of healthcare supply chains? Watch the GHX video featuring Dan as he shares insights and perspectives on the transformative journey in the health care supply chain.