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In each episode, an Intalere representative hosts a conversation with an industry expert to assist physicians, healthcare executives and materials managers navigate the complexity of the ever-changing healthcare landscape. Join us as we decipher governmental rules and regulations and supply chain organization to learn how to better manage challenges, reduce costs, increase efficiency, and ultimately improve patient care.

In each episode, an Intalere representative hosts a conversation with an industry expert to assist physicians, healthcare executives and materials managers navigate the complexity of the ever-changing healthcare landscape. Join us as we decipher governmental rules and regulations and supply chain organization to learn how to better manage challenges, reduce costs, increase efficiency, and ultimately improve patient care.
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In each episode, an Intalere representative hosts a conversation with an industry expert to assist physicians, healthcare executives and materials managers navigate the complexity of the ever-changing healthcare landscape. Join us as we decipher governmental rules and regulations and supply chain organization to learn how to better manage challenges, reduce costs, increase efficiency, and ultimately improve patient care.

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Episodes

Illuminated Path: Episode 13: Creating a Clinically-Driven Supply Chain

10/2/2019
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In this episode of Illuminated Path, host Evan Danis welcomes guest Kenneth Cyr, Director of Supply Chain Consulting at Intalere. As healthcare reimbursement drives the development of a more patient-centric continuum of care, it demands the healthcare supply chain evolve from transaction-based processes, to a greater operational alignment with the organization’s strategic goals and objectives. Cyr discusses how value analysis and product standardization require a new level of communication....

Duration:00:26:54

Illuminated Path: Episode 12: Robotic Process Automation in Healthcare

9/25/2019
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In this episode of Illuminated Path, host Evan Danis welcomes guests John Carmelite, Senior Director of Applications IT/Business Systems at Intalere, along with Jason Warrelmann, Senior Healthcare Leader for UiPath. Over the past several years, intelligent automation, specifically RPA (robotic process automation), has emerged as one of the leading technologies in the market for the automation of business processes within organizations of all industries and sizes. In this episode, Carmelite...

Duration:00:34:28

Illuminated Path: Episode 11: Driving Value in Healthcare Through Supplier Collaboration

9/18/2019
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In this episode of Illuminated Path, host Evan Danis welcomes guest Todd Larkin, Chief Operating Officer of Intalere. Larkin was recently named in The Journal of Healthcare Contracting as one of the “Ten People to Watch in Healthcare Contracting.” Armed with his experience at Express Scripts, MasterCard and IBM, Larkin has quickly utilized his skills in contracting, procurement and supply chain management to transform Intalere’s strategic relationships with supplier partners. In this...

Duration:00:21:58

Illuminated Path: Episode 10: Traceability and Transparency of the Healthcare Supply Chain

9/11/2019
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In this episode of Illuminated Path, host Evan Danis welcomes guest Steve Kiewiet, Chief Commercial Officer of Intalere. Kiewiet is an established and well-respected leader in the healthcare supply chain. Before joining Intalere, Kiewiet worked for BJC Healthcare and Cardinal Health. Most recently he was chosen as AHRMM Board Chair-Elect for 2020. In this episode, Kiewiet shares his knowledge on cost management strategies in the supply chain. He talks about the need for manufacturers and...

Duration:00:24:33

Illuminated Path: Season 3 Trailer

5/15/2019
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Intalere will soon be bringing you new discussions with healthcare leaders, thinkers and innovators for Season 3 of Illuminated Path, where we shine a light on healthcare’s best operational practices. Our approach to this season is to tackle topics from core areas of healthcare operations – financial, data, supply chain, clinical and facility management. The goal for each episode is to help you make your spend smarter, your processes faster, your care better – so you can make your...

Duration:00:02:39

Illuminated Path: Intalere Executive Outlook

5/9/2019
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In this special episode of Illuminated Path, host Evan Danis attends the Intalere Executive Forum, an annual meeting that brings together top CEOs and administrators for discussion and shared learning. During the conference some of these C-suite leaders were asked two simple questions – What are some of the things that keep you up at night? And conversely, what are some of the things you are doing in your facility that have you hopeful about the future of healthcare? What is interesting...

Duration:00:18:16

Illuminated Path: Episode 9: The State of Specialty Pharmacy

12/7/2018
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In this episode of Illuminated Path, host Evan Danis welcomes guest Suzette DiMascio, president and CEO of Intalere partner CSI Specialty Group. DiMascio is recognized internationally as a thought leader, industry expert, frequent media contributor, sought after speaker and educator of all things related to the specialty pharmacy and the rare and orphan disease arena. In this episode she to discusses her strategic insight on marketplace trends – specifically, what’s driving the explosive...

Duration:00:20:18

Illuminated Path: Episode 8: Promoting Quality-Based Care to Improve Outcomes

11/9/2018
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In this episode of Illuminated Path, host Evan Danis welcomes guest Daria Byrne, vice president of clinical and medical surgical solutions at Intalere. Byrne shares her thoughts on what progress has been made with patient safety and quality since The Institute of Medicine released its “To Err is Human” report nearly 20 years ago. Learn more about why the C-suite is paying closer attention to things like survey and accreditation readiness, palliative care planning and sepsis identification....

Duration:00:17:27

Illuminated Path: Episode 7, Collecting and Using Meaningful Data to Help Your Organization Thrive

10/5/2018
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In this episode of Illuminated Path, host Evan Danis welcomes guest Richard Mackey, senior vice president of Information Technology at Intalere. Mackey shares his thoughts on the pervasiveness of analytics in life and business decision making – and most importantly how healthcare needs to embrace it. Discover how Intalere is making it easier for healthcare providers to access data on spend analytics to drive procurement insights, service line analytics to pinpoint opportunities for...

Duration:00:24:30

Illuminated Path: Episode 6, Balancing Act in Healthcare Foodservice

9/7/2018
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In this episode of Illuminated Path, host Evan Danis welcomes guest Peter Cayan, vice president of supply chain and nutrition consulting at Intalere. Together they explore the balancing act in healthcare foodservice and discuss the absolutely critical role foodservice can play in terms of patient satisfaction. Cayan shares his insights and fantastic advice on trends in healthcare nutrition and how facilities can implement some best practices that are both cost effective and can move the...

Duration:00:29:04

Illuminated Path: Season 2 Trailer

8/16/2018
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Intalere is a healthcare solutions provider that works with more than 100,000 member facilities of all sizes and classes of trade. We focus on elevating the operational health of America’s healthcare providers. Illuminated Path is Intalere’s podcast series where we shine a light on healthcare's best operational practices. Our Season 2 host is Evan Danis, senior director of Corporate Communications at Intalere. Join Evan for his enriching discussions with healthcare leaders, thinkers and...

Duration:00:01:19

Episode 5: End-to-End Supply Chain Management, Part 2

10/17/2017
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In this episode of Illuminated Path, host Lori Pilla concludes a two-part interview with guest Julius Heil, president and chief executive officer of Intalere, on end-to-end supply chain management. They discuss the changing landscape in IT security, logistics and distribution, and its impact on both suppliers and providers. Their conversation frequently refers back to the importance of benchmarking and why it is so critical to the success of supply chain management. At the conclusion, Heil...

Duration:00:22:42

End-to-End Supply Chain Management, Part 1

10/3/2017
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In this episode of Illuminated Path, host Lori Pilla begins part one of a two-part interview with guest Julius Heil, president and chief executive officer of Intalere. They discuss end-to-end supply chain management and the need for healthcare providers to build a comprehensive supply chain strategy. Heil shares his 30 years of experience – advising organizations in areas including digital technology, analytics, automation, operations, supply chain strategy and global strategic...

Duration:00:17:53

Using Value Analysis Processes, Health Economics and Big Data to Create Value for Organizations

7/10/2017
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In this episode of Illuminated Path, host Lori Pilla welcomes guest Bob Yokl, senior vice president and chief operating officer of SVAH Solutions. They discuss how healthcare organizations can maximize profits and efficiencies within the supply chain through value analysis, as well as methods and trends in big data that create value for all healthcare organizations. Yokl shares his six-step value analysis system and common mistakes that value analysis teams tend to make in performing these...

Duration:00:24:19

Shared Decision Making in Your Supply Chain

6/6/2017
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In this episode of Illuminated Path, host Lori Pilla welcomes guest Kreg Koford, associate vice president of strategic sourcing and solutions within Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, Utah. Their conversation is centered on the strategic role of supply chain in healthcare and how shared decision-making can help make a collaborative, data-driven process more efficient. Koford shares the steps his team at Intermountain Healthcare took in setting the foundation for the process of...

Duration:00:22:50

Make Plans for MACRA

4/21/2017
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In this episode of Illuminated Path, host Lori Pilla welcomes guest Matthew Bates, managing director in Huron’s healthcare practice and industry expert on MACRA strategy and execution, for a discussion on MACRA – a new payment method that will have a deep impact on healthcare and reimbursement. In particular, Bates defines MACRA and explains what the original intention CMS had for this new payment method. They explore its implementation and overall impact for physicians and clinics in...

Duration:00:18:52