Intalere Chief Commercial Officer Steve Kiewiet Recognized as AHRMM Fellow for Supply Chain Achievements
St. Louis (September 13, 2018) - Intalere, the healthcare industry leader in delivering optimal cost, quality and clinical outcomes, today announced Chief Commercial Officer Stephen Kiewiet was recently awarded the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM) Fellow designation for 2018.
AHRMM is the leading membership group for healthcare supply chain professionals, advancing healthcare through supply chain excellence by providing education, leadership and advocacy necessary for its members to remain at the top of their field. With more than 4,300 members, AHRMM offers numerous opportunities for professionals to reach their highest potential and grow their network.
The designation of AHRMM Fellow (FAHRMM) recognizes current AHRMM members for reaching the highest level of education and achievement in both the Association and in the supply chain field. Kiewiet’s fellow paper focused on implementing radio-frequency identification (RFID) in the medical device supply chain.
Kiewiet joined Intalere this year as Chief Commercial Officer, where he is responsible for ensuring the integrated commercial success of the organization through business and market share growth with direct oversight of the Sales, Marketing and Customer Service departments. Prior to joining Intalere, Kiewiet served as Vice President, Supply Chain with BJC Healthcare in St. Louis, providing multi-site operations management with a $30 million budget, more than $1 billion in supply spend and 210 full time employees at 15 hospitals. He played an instrumental role in positioning the company as an industry leader in driving supply chain visibility, including implementing one of the industry’s first health system based medical device self-distribution models, which delivered more than $2 million in annual savings.
His experience also includes progressive leadership positions with Cardinal Health, including Director of Operations, where he served as general manager of a large medical supply distribution center serving acute and non-acute customers in Eastern Missouri and Southern Illinois, as well as providing wound closure product solutions for customers throughout the United States.
Kiewiet is Lean Six Sigma Trained and Certified, a member of the American College of Healthcare Executive (ACHE) and a Board Member of AHRMM.
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.