Bellwether Class of 2016, represented by
Lynn Dragisic, The Joint CommissionShe encourages everyone to make an impact wherever they served and make sure supply chain management is considered a foundation of patient safety and healthcare quality.Edwin Crosby, M.D., (1908-1972)Learn More
Bellwether Class of 2016, represented by grandson Andy Mills, Medline Industries Inc.He says his grandfather would preach what he practiced, recommending more trust, friendships and collaboration among suppliers and providers.Irving Mills (1906-1999)Learn More
Bellwether Class of 2016,
represented by daughter Susan ParhamShe expresses how her father would have been so honored and grateful for this recognition.William E. Pauley (1926-2011)Learn More
Bellwether Class of 2016She says what motivated her supply chain contributions was the understanding that they were the right things to do, but there’s a great path ahead of us.Carol S. StoneLearn More
Bellwether Class of 2016She encourages everyone to ask a lot of questions in the quest to learn something new every day, which makes the profession exciting.Peggy StyerLearn More
Bellwether Class of 2016He urges everyone to continue recognizing and honoring supply chain excellence not only for the benefit of the industry but for the continued progress in healthcare.Gary L. WagnerLearn More
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He recalls those early challenges and lean times on the trailblazing path to linking supply chain and information technology.G. Edward Becker
Bellwether Class of 2015
Bellwether Class of 2015He promotes the breadth and depth of the industry’s background and history, which should be developed, recorded and shared.Autry “Pete” DeBuskLearn More
Bellwether Class of 2015She marvels at the growing convergence of supply chain management, value analysis and clinical relationships and influence.Dee Donatelli, R.N.Learn More
Bellwether Class of 2015She remembers all her colleagues and peers who took her many telephone calls and offered valuable advice.Nancy LeMasterLearn More
Bellwether Class of 2015He labels healthcare supply chain management a “very noble profession” and appreciates those who honor it and its participants.Michael McCurryLearn More
Bellwether Class of 2015He reinforces the need for solid data to complete noteworthy clinical and operational projects to benefit patients and the profession.James OlsenLearn More
Bellwether Class of 2015She salutes her mentors, many of whom already have been inducted into the hall of fame, and those who stand behind her.Jane PleasantsLearn More
Bellwether Class of 2015He credits his globe-trotting team for bringing best-in-class practices to their healthcare organization.Michael SwitzerLearn More
Walk into any healthcare facility/provider organization and look around. Everything – and everyone – you see somehow was touched by the expertise of Supply Chain executives and professionals. These men and women account for the second largest expense category in a healthcare organization behind labor and serve as business, product and purchased service experts for the clinicians who deliver high-quality patient care. Because of their notable and noteworthy contributions to the business and clinical processes of caring for patients, these Supply Chain executives and professionals deserve to be honored and recognized for their innovative and visionary achievements, accomplishments and dedication to leadership and high-quality healthcare delivery. Bellwether League Inc.’s Hall of Fame for Healthcare Supply Chain Leadership was founded and funded for that purpose.
Bellwether Class of 2017 call for nominations open
December 13, 2016
Board of Directors meeting
January 13, 2017, 10 a.m.
Bellwether Class of 2017 nominations due
January 31, 2017
Board of Directors meeting
Febraury 10, 2017, 10 a.m.
Bellwether League Inc. brings to light the efforts of the influencers, innovators, pioneers and risk takers that helped and continue to help mold and shape the healthcare supply chain profession. Their successes serve as education and inspiration for future generations.
The Bellwether Award
Bellwether League Inc. selects individuals that meet its criteria to be publicly recognized and recorded in print and online media for their contributions in advancing and improving all segments of the healthcare supply chain.
The Future Famer Award
The Future Famers recognition award is Bellwether League's way of acknowledging individuals early in their career who have made significant strides to improve their organizations, themselves or even their profession.