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Einstein Healthcare Network Recognized by ECRI Institute With Healthcare Supply Chain Achievement Award

Apr 28 2015
ECRI Award
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Einstein Healthcare Network has been recognized by the ECRI Institute with the fourth annual Healthcare Supply Chain Achievement Award. The award honors healthcare organizations that demonstrate excellence in overall spend management and in adopting best practice solutions in their supply chain processes.

The winning hospitals and systems were chosen out of nearly 3,000 hospitals and health systems who participate in ECRI Institute's Price Guide™ and SELECT plus™ supply and capital procurement advisory programs.

The evaluation process included a complete study and analysis of each organization's purchase order history submitted on a routine basis. In addition, ECRI Institute looked at supply chain initiatives that included ongoing and consistent spend management and market analytics efforts for all medical devices, including capital medical equipment, supplies, physician preference items,service contracts, and others.

In addition to Einstein Healthcare Network, the following hospitals and health systems were recognized with the ECRI Institute's 2015 Healthcare Supply Chain Achievement Award:

  • Albany Medical Center - Albany, NY
  • Cedars Sinai - Los Angeles, CA
  • New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation - New York,NY
  • Northwestern Medicine - Chicago, IL
  • Parkland - Dallas, TX
  • ProMedica - Toledo, OH
  • University of California San Francisco - San Francisco, CA
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences - Little Rock,AR
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center - Richmond,VA
  • Virginia Mason - Seattle, WA

Top Row (left to right):
Mike Logan, Regional Account Executive, ECRI Institute, David Ertel, Chief Financial Officer, Einstein Healthcare Network, Joe Reilly, Purchasing Agent, Einstein Healthcare Network, Gerard Blaney, Vice President, Finance, Einstein Healthcare Network, Steve Piraino, Director of Corporate Purchasing & Supply Chain Management, Einstein Healthcare Network, Tim Brown, Director, PriceGuide Service, ECRI Institute, Scott Mills, Senior Contract Administrator, Einstein Healthcare Network, Thomas Cantiello, Senior Contract Administrator, Steve Bodziak, Assistant Director, Purchasing.

Bottom Row (left to right):
(Everyone on the bottom row are employees of Einstein Healthcare Network)
Tricia Reed, Senior Contract Administrator, Patti Smith, Secretary, Materials Management, Susan MacBride, Purchasing Agent, Linda Brunson, Purchasing/Accounts Payable Reconciler, Joan Sanders, Purchasing Agent.

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