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Making Connections—Discover Our New Supplier Diversity Conference Concept
Palmetto Health Presents “Making Connections—Discover Our
New Supplier Diversity Conference Concept”

Are you a vendor interested in doing business with Palmetto Health? Would you like a chance to share your product or service with leaders from the largest health care system in the Midlands? Palmetto Health invites you to attend “Making Connections—Discover Our New Supplier Diversity Conference Concept” on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at Palmetto Health Baptist, 1501 Sumter St., ground-floor auditorium. As part of the new Palmetto Health Supplier Diversity “Connection” program, this free event will allow vendor representatives to connect and engage with department decision makers. It is designed to create sound business relationships and strengthen economic opportunities for small and minority businesses.

Participants will have the opportunity to meet and share business propositions with department directors from Community Health, Real Estate, Environmental Services, Marketing and Communications, Purchasing, Supply Chain, Gift Shop, Nursing Support, Facilities Planning, Corporate Printing, Palmetto SeniorCare, Physician Practices, Outreach Laboratory, HealthWorks, Engineering, Information Technology, Media Services, Food Services and Human Resources. Vendors will have 15 minutes of face-to-face time with the department leader to introduce their product or service.

For more information or to schedule your 15-minute appointment, call Dava Jones at 803-296-2169 or Ronnie Lawson at 803-434-8631.


About Palmetto Health
Palmetto Health, the largest health care system in the Midlands and third largest non-governmental employer in South Carolina, is composed of more than 10,000 team members, physicians and volunteers working together to fulfill Palmetto Health’s vision: to be remembered by each patient as providing the care and compassion we want for our families and ourselves. The system includes four acute-care hospitals—Palmetto Health Baptist, Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, Palmetto Health Heart Hospital and Palmetto Health Richland—as well as an expansive physician practice network, dozens of affiliated clinics and specialty care practices and a 501(c)(3) foundation. Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge, the region’s newest hospital located in northwest Columbia, is scheduled to open spring 2014. Recognized nationally as one of the best places to work and receive care, Palmetto Health also trains the next generation of physicians through its 23 residency and fellowship programs affiliated with the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. For more information, visit