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Yale New Haven Health’s Beth Vinson recognized as one of “Ten People to Watch in Healthcare Contracting” by the Journal of Healthcare Contracting

New Haven, CT (August 24, 2017) – Beth Vinson, director of strategic sourcing, Yale New Haven Health, has been recognized as one of “Ten People to Watch in Healthcare Contracting” in the August issue of the Journal of Healthcare Contracting (www.jhconline.com), a magazine for supply chain executives. “Ten People to Watch” has been an annual feature of the magazine since 2004. Vinson joined Yale New Haven Health eight years ago in 2009.

“Being named one of the ten people to watch is really a department recognition,” said Beth Vinson. “It is an honor to be part of the Yale New Haven Health Supply Chain. We strive to support clinicians across the health system who deliver high value, patient-centered care every day.”

Vinson currently leads a team of four managers and 60 employees, who are responsible for sourcing, negotiating and procuring all supplies and services for YNHHS’s five acute-care hospitals, ambulatory sites and physicians’ offices. Her department also has strategic relationships with four affiliate hospitals in Connecticut, and provides supply chain services to them. Her teams work through the health system’s value analysis structure, collaborating with clinicians, physicians and staff to establish contracts for a formulary of supplies and services.

“It is an honor for us to recognize people such as Beth, who exemplify energy, creativity and dedication to their health systems, employees, clinical ‘customers’ and patients,” said Publisher John Pritchard.

As a registered dietician, Vinson started her 35-year career in healthcare as a director of food services for Stamford Hospital and was later promoted to the role of director of materials management (DMM). For the next 10 years, she worked as a DMM for a couple of different hospitals. In 2001, she joined Neoforma Inc. as a regional director, providing EDI and data cleansing solutions to hospitals. When Neoforma was acquired by GHX, she moved to the Advisory Board Company to support its supply chain management business intelligence solution. “It was during my tenure with the Advisory Board Company that I became even more passionate about helping hospitals figure out how to leverage data to drive savings across all categories of non-labor spend,” she says.

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