Webinar Overview

SpendMend is proud to host 25-year healthcare  IT sourcing expert, Jay Stringer for a discussion about pulling the right levers and driving savings beyond the price point, alone. In this free 60-minute webinar Jay shares his learnings from his extensive experience advising over 400 U.S. Health Systems.

Attendees of this webinar will gain the following insights:
· The critical challenges facing healthcare IT
· The five key pillars of your healthcare IT spend
· The top four levers for costs savings in healthcare IT
· Three simple (and effective) steps for evaluating your IT purchases

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About the Speakers

Lisa Katzman, Moderator

Jason Stringer, Speaker

Lisa has over 30 years of marketing communications experience, including product marketing and management, and has held product management and consulting positions at MCI Telecommunications, Toyota Motor Sales, USA, and Booz Allen. As Marketing Director for Optisave, LLC she oversees marketing and communications operations and provides partner liaison support. She has a BA in English from the University of Pennsylvania/ Marketing minor from The Wharton School, and an MBA from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She is also a Board member of several non-profit organizations. In Lisa’s free time, she enjoys tennis, biking kayaking, and has become even more of an avid reader and knitter this year.

Jason has over 30 years of expertise and experience in sourcing and management of technology hardware, software and professional services. Jason, for the past 20 years, has led a wide range healthcare engagements resulting in higher levels of performance, efficiency and significant cost reduction. He has held senior management positions with leading enterprise software and telecommunications companies, and is highly skilled at negotiating not only cost reduction, but also improved contract terms and conditions, with a dedication to superior customer service, as a trusted advisor to numerous clients. At a large Mid-Atlantic academic medical center, Jason worked with IT leadership and supply chain to achieve nearly $12M in savings associated with IT product utilization and optimization, and contract and pricing negotiation. For a large New England health system, he achieved IT savings of $8M. Jason attended University of Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland and The Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. A man of eclectic tastes, Jason enjoys fine wine, riding motorcycles, boating and music – he even plays the mandolin!