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Driving Value in Healthcare Through Supplier Collaboration Subject of Newest Intalere Illuminated Path Podcast
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Driving Value in Healthcare Through Supplier Collaboration Subject of Newest Intalere Illuminated Path Podcast

Contact: Evan Danis
  Sr. Director, Corporate Communications, Intalere

St. Louis (September 23, 2019) - Intalere, the healthcare industry leader in delivering optimal cost, quality and clinical outcomes, today announced the release of Episode 11 of its Illuminated Path Podcast Series, featuring Intalere Chief Operating Officer Todd Larkin offering insight on Driving Value in Healthcare Through Supplier Collaboration.

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 episode, Larkin addresses the common misconception that healthcare supply chain is just about cost reduction. He touches on the need for providers to engage with suppliers in different ways and the fact that finding new ways of doing business and innovative partnerships are essential to the evolution of healthcare. For example, “Predictability is a key value for supply chain – having visibility to demand before it occurs in order to avoid supply shortages and disruptions to patient care,” he said.

Listen to Episode 11, Driving Value in Healthcare Through Supplier Collaboration

For a synopsis of this season’s upcoming episodes, listen to the Season 3 Trailer now. If you missed any Illuminated Path episodes from our previous seasons, visit to access the podcast series.

You can listen to Illuminated Path podcasts on your iPhone, Android phone, tablet and/ or computer. You can listen to individual episodes or subscribe so that you get every episode when it’s released. Simply go to iTunes or anywhere you subscribe to podcasts and type “Illuminated Path” in your search box. You don’t need to have an iPhone or use Apple’s Podcast app to listen. You can download iTunes onto any computer or tablet and then search for Illuminated Path.

About Intalere
Intalere’s mission focuses on elevating the operational & financial 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  to learn more.



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