Accomplished Healthcare Supply Chain Strategist Calvin Wright Joins Intalere as Sr. Vice President, Solutions Management
St. Louis (May 2, 2017) - Intalere, the healthcare industry leader in delivering optimal cost, quality and clinical outcomes, today announced Calvin T. Wright, MHSA, FACHE, has joined the organization as Sr. Vice President, Solutions Management.
In his new role, Wright has primary responsibility for the Intalere Solutions Management function, leading a team through the timely development and completion of all market-facing products to be included in Intalere’s vast array of solutions. Wright works closely with internal and external resources to ensure all products conform to Intalere’s high standards and serve the specific needs of the company’s membership.
“We welcome Calvin’s expertise in leading our efforts to work with our owner Intermountain Healthcare to drive internal savings and commercialize capabilities as identified,” said Julius Heil, president and CEO, Intalere. “We also look forward to his leadership in engaging other opportunities to develop and provide best-of-breed solutions to our members.”
Wright’s extensive supply chain management experience includes multiple leadership positions held at Mercy Health, formerly known as Catholic Health Partners. Most recently, as senior vice president, resource management, Wright helped the company achieve more than $100M in supply, purchased services and real estate savings over a period of three years. As chief resource officer, Wright was recognized for superior performance, including earning the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) President’s Award. During his tenure as vice president, supply chain management, Wright was recognized as one of the “Top Ten People to Watch” (2010) in the Journal of Healthcare Contracting. Also, notably, as director, supply chain management, he co-founded Catholic Contracting Group, a highly successful purchasing collaborative consisting of five of the largest Catholic health systems in the country.
Wright is actively involved in many state and national organizations and holds officer positions for Lincoln Heights Outreach, Inc., Xavier Health Services Advisory Board and Easter Seals of Tri State. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Middle Tennessee State University and a Master of Health Services Administration from Xavier University.
Intalere’s mission focuses on elevating the operational health of America’s healthcare providers by designing tailored, smart solutions that deliver optimal cost, quality and clinical outcomes. We strive to be the essential partner for operational excellence in healthcare through customized solutions that address customers’ individual needs. We assist our customers in managing their entire spend, providing innovative technologies, products and services, and leveraging the best practices of a provider-led model. As Intalere draws on the power of our owner Intermountain Healthcare’s nationally-recognized supply chain expertise and leadership in technology, process improvement, and evidence-based clinical and business best practices, we are uniquely positioned to be the innovation leader in the healthcare industry. Visit www.intalere.com to learn more.