WORK PORTFOLIO

Innovative And Adaptive Leadership For Over 35 Years

  • Provided executive leadership to develop the mission, vision, strategy, goals and objectives, metrics and implementation plan for a new Supply Chain Shared Service Organization for a multi-hospital system with $2 billion in annual revenues.
  • Authored a total cost model handbook for healthcare organizations to implement Clinical Practice improvement integrating Supply Chain with Clinical Processes. Led several Clinical and Supply Chain improvement projects. One health system reduced costs by 20% or $30 million in a 36-month period.
  • Directed and led the Supply Chain cost improvement efforts for a nine-hospital network resulting in cost savings of more than $15 million in the first year of operation.
  • In 1993, led one of the first Procurement Card implementation for a multi-hospital system and physician practices and has since supported additional Procurement Cards implementations in multiple integrated health systems.
  • In 1989, managed the successful development of the first electronic invoice between his employer’s hospital and a distributor.
  • In 1993, with that same employer’s system, eliminated distributor paper invoicing to the hospital by integrating the Electronic Data Interface (EDI) transaction 856 Advance Ship Notice with the Accounts Payable system.
  • Through interim management leadership and operational assessment, provided interim management leadership and created a strong positive presence for Materials Management within a six-hospital system by bringing better management and advanced Supply Chain strategies and operational expertise.
  • Designed and implemented Supply Chain multi-discipline processes and approach for a new 14-hospital alliance.

Creative Frontline Leadership

  • MENTORING: Coached several hospitals’ management teams for supply, purchased services and capital for strategic sourcing and supplier negotiations; documented savings in excess of $10 million.
  • TIME & MOTION STUDIES: Identified and quantified the amount of time Operating Room, Cath Lab, Radiology, Supply Chain management and staff dedicated to Supply Chain activities in several large integrated health systems.
  • e-SOURCING: Led process for eSourcing company selection, created strategy and led eSourcing events to demonstrate eSourcing effectiveness.
  • SPEND PROFILE: Provides Supply Chain spend analysis and category management implementation for multiple clients, which offers the foundation for supporting a strong strategic and operational improvement plan.
  • SPECIALIZED PROJECTS: Led transformation of large multi-hospital system’s decentralized medical ground and air services to an integrated system wide medical transportation business unit.

 

Support for Organizations and Systems Across the Country

We have provided consulting support to improve processes  from the Mid-Atlantic to the great Northwest, throughout the Great Lakes states, in Appalachia and the Southeast.  We will work with you to deliver operational success to your organization, wherever you call home.