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Contracting Committee
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Evaluate contracting practices to identify opportunities to develop supply chain efficiencies. The committee may undertake industry research and analysis to support its charge. Additionally, the committee may undertake industry research and analysis to support the creation of best practices. The initial focus for activities in 2017 will be on updating and enhancing HISCI’s Best Practices Roster.

General Information

The Contracting Committee is open to all HISCI members (suppliers and service providers) in good standing.

The Committee will meet as needed via conference call and in person to advance the charge fo the committee. Committee direction and activity level will best established by the consensus of the members, and the expected time commitment is one (1) to three (3) hours per month.

Committee members shall adhere to HISCI's Antitrust Policy and Conflict of Interest Policy. Committee members agree to act in the best interests of not only HISCI, but insofar as is possible, also in the best interests of the industry's customers and consumers. Committee members will exercise ordinary and reasonable care in the performance of their duties, exhibiting honesty and good faith.

Committee Members

Christian Flohr, Henry Schein (Chair)
Kurt Gallagher, Executive Director (Staff Liaison)

Liz Carbon, AmerisourceBergen
Cynthia Hamm, Encompass Group, LLC
Frank D. Cholaj, Mallinckrodt
Howard Lewis, Medical Strategies International
Jeremy Wilmington, Medtronic
Joe Looney, Propper Manufacturing
Jon Parnell, Steris
Mike Kohler, VitaHeat Medical
Dennis Murphy, W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

The Contracting Committee is open for additional members. If you would like to participate in the committee, please write to

Committee Charter

Download the Committee Charter here.