NHIA Future of Infusion Advisory Council Member Profile

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3M Medical Solutions helps health care teams improve patient outcomes across the continuum of care from hospitals to clinics, long-term facilities to home. Based on our expertise and knowledge in adhesives and skin, our portfolio of vascular access and securement solutions, wound care dressings and skin care products help to secure, protect and aid healing. 

Derek Hughes
U.S. Sales & Marketing Solutions Leader,
Out of Hospital Markets
dhughes2@mmm.com

Kim Romanko
Key Account Director – Out of Hospital Markets 
karomanko@mmm.com

Baxter Healthcare Corporation


Baxter is a global healthcare company applying innovative science to develop products that save and sustain patients’ lives. Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential products to include sterile IV solution; Infusion Systems and devices, parenteral nutrition, pharmacy automation, software and services.

Chres Rainey
Director of National Accounts
Chres_e_Rainey@baxter.com

Ken Donlon
VP National & Strategic Accounts –
Trade & Alternate Site
Ken_Donlon@baxter.com

B. Braun Medical Inc.

B. Braun Medical Inc., a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. Other key product areas include nutrition, pharmacy admixture and compounding, wound care and dialysis. The company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. B. Braun Medical is headquartered in Bethlehem, Pa., and is part of the B. Braun Group of Companies in the U.S., which includes B. Braun Interventional Systems, Aesculap® and CAPS®.

Globally, the B. Braun Group of Companies employs more than 61,000 employees in 64 countries. Guided by its Sharing Expertise® philosophy, B. Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs. To learn more about B. Braun Medical, visit  www.BBraunUSA.com.

Don Nymberg
Vice President, OPM Division
Don.Nymberg@bbraunusa.com

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Brightree


At Brightree, we continually invest in new and innovative tools for post-acute providers, and pharmacy is a big part of that investment. With Brightree Pharmacy, we give pharmacists state-of-the-art tools to reduce the complexities and costs associated with managing compounded and non-compounded medications, equipment and supplies. Built on the industry’s most trusted billing and business management platform, Brightree Pharmacy allows you to communicate with prescribers, file and find documents and clinically monitor patients. When it comes to pharmacy, we connect you with the industry’s most innovative tools to receive, fill and renew prescriptions, all while reducing errors and improving patient safety. Brightree’s new innovations strengthen your connections with your key constituents to boost your pharmacy business. To learn more, visit www.brightree.com and follow @Brightree on Twitter.

Robert F. Boeye
Executive Vice President, Home Medical Equipment (HME)
rboeye@brightree.com

 

Jennifer Keiser
Pharmacy Product Manager
 jkeiser@brightree.com

 

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Integrated Medical Systems, Inc.


In 21 years Integrated Medical Systems has grown to be one of the leading national distributors within the alternate site infusion market. We have 11 full service distribution and biomedical locations. We have factory trained technicians at all of our full service locations to provide annual PM’s and repair of infusion devices at cost effective prices. Integrated Medical Systems, Inc. provides a broad line of medical disposables. In addition to our current product lines we have our exclusive I Medical Devices private label IV start/CLD kits along with I Medical Devices gravity and flow regulator sets.

Tim Brathwaite
Senior Director -Infusion Pharmacy Services
Innovatix/Premier Alternate Site
Tim_Brathwaite@premierinc.com

 

Kim Garza, RPh
Vice President, Pharmacy Services
Kim_Garza@innovatix.com

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Innovatix, LLC


Innovatix is the nation’s leading non-acute care group purchasing organization. Since 1993, we’ve been committed to providing individualized purchasing and supply chain solutions to our members nationwide. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Premier, a nationally renowned performance improvement organization, Innovatix provides access to one of the most competitive purchasing portfolios available in the industry today. Our portfolio includes over 2,000 contracts and is built on over $60 billion in group purchasing volume. In addition to savings, members receive a unique package of customized benefits, including unparalleled customer service, supply chain consulting, rebate management, complimentary continuing education, clinical tools, customized online reports, legislative advocacy, and even an exclusive employee discount program. We also offer pharmacies access to a suite of pharmacy operations improvement programs that provides solutions in the following areas: accreditation, Medicare Part D reimbursement, specialty pharmacy credentialing, specialty pharmacy operations support, and USP <800> compliance. Our membership includes long-term care, specialty, infusion, retail, and mail order pharmacies, as well as independent oncologists and senior living providers.

Pat DiOrio
President
pdiorio@integratedmedsys.com

 

Tim McNamara
Director of Strategic Initiatives
tmcnamara@integratedmedsys.com 

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Janssen Biotech, Inc


We at Janssen are entrusted with one of the most important jobs in the world. We aspire to transform lives by bringing life-saving and life-changing solutions to people who need them. We’re committed to providing safe and effective medicines as well as the services and support that contribute to healthy outcomes. This calls for the best science, the most creative minds and an openness to collaborate with researchers, governments and patient organizations at every stage – from early discovery to market access and patient education.

As a leading pharmaceutical company in the United States, we focus our innovation on some of the most devastating diseases and the most complex medical challenges of our time, across six therapeutic areas:

  • Cardiovascular & Metabolism
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases & Vaccines
  • Neuroscience
  • Oncology
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
 

Headquartered in Titusville, New Jersey, Janssen is named after Dr. Paul Janssen, a leading pharmaceutical researcher, pharmacologist and general practitioner. His company, Janssen Pharmaceutica, joined the Johnson & Johnson family of companies in 1961. Our company has grown over the years to serve the changing needs of our patients and the healthcare industry, yet we’re still guided by Dr. Janssen’s values of excellence and innovation.

Eric Jackson, RN
Key Account Manager-Market Development (Northeast)
ejackso1@its.jnj.com

Michelle Carrigan
Product Director
Immunology Channel Marketing
mcarriga@its.jnj.com

McKesson


McKesson Medical-Surgical Inc. is an affiliate of the McKesson Corporation. McKesson Corporation, currently ranked 7th on the FORTUNE 500, is a global leader in healthcare supply chain management solutions, retail pharmacy, community oncology and specialty care, and healthcare information technology. McKesson Medical-Surgical works with health systems, physician offices, extended care providers, in-home patients, labs, payers and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting. McKesson Medical-Surgical is a leading distributor of infusion therapy supplies, devices and pharmaceuticals, including device and equipment sales and rentals, preventative maintenance, repairs and asset tracking through the McKesson OneTrack™ technology. McKesson Medical-Surgical helps its customers improve their financial, operational, and clinical performance with solutions that include pharmaceutical and medical-surgical supply management, healthcare information technology, and business and clinical services. For more information, visit mms.mckesson.com.

Michael Marusa
Vice President, Sales & Integration
Michael.Marusa@McKesson.com

 

Matthew Mitchell
Vice President of Infusion Sales
Matthew.Mitchell@McKesson.com

 

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Merck & Co., Inc.


For more than a century, Merck, a leading global biopharmaceutical company known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, has been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world’s most challenging diseases. Through our prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products, we work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. Today, Merck continues to be at the forefront of research to advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and communities around the world – including cancer, cardio-metabolic diseases, emerging animal diseases, Alzheimer’s disease and infectious diseases including HIV and Ebola. For more information, visit www.merck.com and connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Sean Torpey
Director Account Management,
National Provider Organizations
Sean.Torpey@merck.com 

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Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA)


Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA) is a leading health care services and software company that offers a growing portfolio of services and solutions to support the diverse and complex needs of the alternate site health care provider. MHA provides expertise in Group Purchasing, Managed Care and Payor Contracting, Reimbursement Management, Specialty Pharmacy Solutions, Pharmaceutical Data Analytics, Consultant Pharmacy Software and Legislative Advocacy. Through the delivery of innovative health care services and solutions, MHA helps Members increase operational efficiency, maximize business growth and provide optimum care for their patients. For more information, visit www.mhainc.com.

Edward F. Izbicki, Jr. 
Senior Vice President, Alternate Site Division
eIzbicki@mhainc.com

 

Richard Worthen
Vice President of Medical Products & Services
rworthen@mhainc.com

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Moog Medical Devices Group


For over 20 years, Moog Medical has been designing proven, reliable, and easy-to-use infusion pumps. Our CURLIN Ambulatory Infusion Pump offers flexibility and efficiency in a compact size. It features a unique curvilinear design, which results in best-in-class flow continuity with precise and steady fluid delivery throughout the entire infusion duration. Our portable and rugged Infinity Enteral Feeding Pump is the first and only 100% mobile enteral feeding pump, which provides patients of all ages the ability to live life more fully. Both products are backed by our industry-leading clinical and customer support teams, which are available to assist customers and patients with any question or concern 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, any day of the year.

Diane Wander
Director of Clinical Programs

 

Ben Noonan
Group Director – Global Sales and Marketing

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Pfizer Alternate Site


At Pfizer, we apply science and our global resources to bring therapies to people that extend and significantly improve their lives. We strive to set the standard for quality, safety and value in the discovery, development and manufacture of health care products. Our global portfolio includes medicines and vaccines, as well as many of the world’s best-known consumer health care products. Every day, Pfizer colleagues work across developed and emerging markets to advance wellness, prevention, treatments and cures that challenge the most feared diseases of our time. Consistent with our responsibility as one of the world’s premier innovative biopharmaceutical companies, we collaborate with health care providers, governments and local communities to support and expand access to reliable, affordable health care around the world. For more than 150 years, Pfizer has worked to make a difference for all who rely on us.

Aaron Lillybridge
IG Lead, Specialty Brands
Aaron.Lillybridge@Pfizer.com

Chris Hernandez
Director Market Access Marketing, Specialty Brands
Christopher.Hernandez@Pfizer.com

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Provista


Provista is a group purchasing powerhouse that actively combines multiple companies’ purchases together to deliver low prices on contracts and services to members. But we don’t stop at savings. Our member-first approach is also there to alleviate supply chain complexity with proven solutions and advisory services.

Walter S. Geba M.S. PharmD.
Vice President, Pharmacy
wgeba@provistaco.com

 

Trisha Mitkus
Sales Executive
tmitkus@provistaco.com

 

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Wellsky


WellSky is a technology company that delivers software and services to transform an ever-growing range of care services worldwide. Building on a history of excellence and a reputation for quality, WellSky – formerly Mediware Information Systems and Kinnser Software – empowers providers to provide exceptional care, improve operational efficiency, reduce cost, and meet the challenges of their rapidly changing industries. Learn more at WellSky.com.

Josh Lowery
General Manager 
Josh.Lowery@wellsky.com

 

Amy Shellhart
SVP, Product Management
Amy.Shellhart@WellSky.com

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Vice President of Membership and Business Development
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