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People on the Move!

Seenu Reddy, M.D., MBA as a National Medical Director for HealthTrust.

National Accounts survey reveals expected growth for 2018

Last week’s NAW survey inquired about how much growth you are asked to deliver in 2018. Below are the answers we received. 11-17% growth was the most common answer, followed by 5-10% growth. Those 2 responses, combined, garnered 75% of all responses. What percentage growth are you tasked with in 2018? 0-4% 15% 5-10% 25% […]

Advocate, Aurora Health Care to merge, create $11 billion health system

Another mega merger is in the works. Just when things seem to quiet down another super tanker is created. Should this go through the new organization will: -Operate 27 hospitals -Have 70,000 employees -Employ 3,300 physicians -Be the 10th largest IDN What stakeholder in the US Healthcare System benefits from this? Patients, Providers, Payers, Suppliers? […]

The Impact of IDN and GPO Consolidation on the Healthcare Industry

Free webinar- Webinar is tomorrow December 7! The healthcare market is complex, and continued consolidation among facilities and organizations in the healthcare supply chain have made it even more difficult to navigate. If you’re selling into this industry, understanding how these changes are impacting the market, coupled with the latest data and insights, are crucial […]

McKesson’s Paul Julian to be inducted into the Medical Distribution Hall of Fame

Paul Julian, EVP and group president, distribution solutions, for McKesson, will be inducted into the Medical Distribution Hall of Fame during the annual dinner/roast, which will be held April 26, 2018 from 6:00-10:00 p.m at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia. As is the case every year, the net proceeds for the dinner will be […]

Apple “extremely interested” in entering healthcare

Apple, the world’s largest IT company by revenue, is clearly starting to focus on healthcare. For the past few years analysts have wondered if they will enter through one of two avenues; the Personal Health Record (PHR) or via diagnostic devices. Personal Health Records certainly makes sense. People can have their records with them at […]

Eric Tritch of University of Chicago Medicine named as one of the best and brightest!

Eric Tritch and 8 others were identified as tomorrow’s Supply Chain’s best and brightest! Eric shows a consistent progression in an ever-changing healthcare environment. As a leader of one of the most exceptional hospital supply chain teams, Eric leads by example and pushes his team not only for results but to integrate themselves throughout the […]

Women Leaders in Healthcare Supply Chain Announced!

Women leaders in the healthcare supply chain exemplify risk-taking, support, courage and an eagerness to learn. The Journal of Healthcare Contracting recently highlighted several women leaders for the December 2017 issue. The individuals were picked by colleagues across the industry, and included leaders from IDNs and organizations such as; Cleveland Clinic Vanderbilt University Premier Catholic […]

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