Toshiki Sugatani

Toshiki Sugatani


St. Paul, MN

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Toshiki Sugatani is a consultant with experience managing complex healthcare supply chain operations, logistics, procurement, and contracting environments.

Prior to joining HMA, Toshiki held several roles within the Allina Health system. As Manager of Supply Chain Operations at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, he provided supply management for surgical services and managed a team of materials handlers and purchasing coordinators. He oversaw the supply and staff transitions from Phillip Eye Institute to Abbott’s surgical services area.

As manager of supply chain operations at St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Toshiki was the site leader responsible for the department’s budgets, finances, expanding current operations through employee recruitment and service areas, and oversight overall of supply management. He managed the transition of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and served as the Hospital Incident Command System (HICS) Logistics Chief for COVID-19 and labor stoppages.

Toshiki was also a contract portfolio analyst and procedural distribution supervisor at CentraCare. In these roles, he oversaw the quarterly inventory process and ran the data analytics for accurate counts and pricing. He performed rigorous analysis of usage reports for end users to recommend lean, economical process improvements and strategy for perioperative services. He also managed supplies and inventory, including recalls, substitutions, and conversions.

Toshiki earned a Master of Health Administration from the University of Missouri at Columbia and Bachelor of Science in Health Management and Policy from Saint Louis University. He is Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certified from the Institute of Industrial and System Engineers and Hospital Incident Command System certified from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). He is also a member of the Minnesota Center for Advanced Professional Studies (MNCAPS), American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), and Association for Health Care Resource and Materials Management (AHRMM).