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John Horne

Chief Strategic Sourcing Officer

As the chief strategic sourcing officer for Advantus Health Partners, John leads the build of the core Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) which is a new, wholly provider owned GPO. In this role he is responsible for medical/surgical, cardiovascular, orthopedics, neurology, perioperative device contracting, as well as capital and purchased services sourcing and procurement. He also leads sourcing for a large 48 hospital regional health system covering over $1B in annual medical device supply cost, and over $1B in purchased services and capital.

John has over two decades of leadership experience working in multi-hospital, integrated delivery network and health care industries. His areas of expertise include health care supply chain management, sourcing and contracting, strategic planning, hospital operations, GPOs, and business process improvement.

Prior to joining Advantus, John was Chief Supply Chain Officer for OSF Healthcare where he provided leadership in strategic sourcing, procurement, contracting, clinical integration and supply chain management. During his tenure, he secured more than $82.5M in supply chain savings, exceeding supply cost metric targets annually.

John earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration and finance from Webber International University in Babson Park, Florida. He has volunteer experience as a board member for Hospital Sisters Mission Outreach.

John is currently serving on the AHRMM Membership Committee and was named as one of “Ten People To Watch” by Journal of Healthcare Contracting, in 2017.

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Group Purchasing Organization Solutions

John Horne

John Horne to Present at 2023 FAH Conference and Business Exposition

John Horne, Chief Strategic Sourcing Officer, will be a panelist at the 2023 FAH Conference and Business Exposition on Monday, March 6, 10:45 am – 12:15 pm. The Capital Equipment Panel Discussion will offer attendees solutions to navigate the changing IDN/Supplier relationship stream. The IDN/Supplier relationship stream is changing. Join

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