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Leadership Excellence Rank Best Use of a Learning Management System 4 Supporting Development Plans and Career Aspirations Our editorial team interviewed Julie Blust, Director, Learning Technologies & Solutions and Peg Reidenbaugh, Senior Consultant, Learning Technologies & Solutions from Cardinal Health at the Leadership Excellence Awards this past February. Here are some excerpts from the exclusive interview. What is the overall objective of your program? Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a global integrated healthcare services and products company, providing customized solutions for hospital systems, pharmacies, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories and physician offices worldwide. The company provides clinically-proven medical products and pharmaceuticals and cost-effective solutions that enhance supply chain efficiency from hospital to home. Cardinal Health connects patients, providers, payers, pharmacists and manufacturers for integrated care coordination and better patient management. Backed by nearly 100 years of experience, with more than 37,000 employees in nearly 60 countries, Cardinal Health ranks among the top 25 on the Fortune 500. myLearning, our enterprise-wide learning management system (LMS), is a global strategic tool for delivering learning for development, compliance and operational purposes. Managers use the tool to ensure regulatory compliance, role based training completion, and development plans with learning. Required company training is assigned automatically based on an employee’s role in the organization. Employees may search the myLearning catalog and register for elective training that supports their development plan and career aspirations. At Cardinal Health, it is our philosophy that employees own their development and managers provide support.   Who do you impact with your program? All Cardinal Health employees and ultimately, patients and clinicians. Every employee, from the manufacturing and distribution floors to the sales teams, plays a role and has an impact in delivering on our four core solutions – Logistics Solutions, Product Solutions, Business Solutions and Patient Solutions. What drives us each every day is our promise to help those on the front lines of healthcare succeed and improve the lives of patients. What are the lessons you’ve learned this year from facilitating your program? We learned the importance of manager engagement for training success.  Manager awareness of required training assignments and employee progress helps drive acceptable completion rates.  An employee and manager check-in prior to and following employee development training increases likelihood of skill application.  We are 2016 Julie Blust Company Name: Cardinal Health Program Name: myLearning Program Director: Julie Blust Address: 7000 Cardinal Place, Dublin, OH 43017 Call: 614.757.5000 Email: Julie.Blust@cardinalhealth.com Visit: www.cardinalhealth.com #AWorldInspired LEAD2016 44


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