About Us

Since 1977, Healthcare Purchasing News (HPN) magazine remains the only comprehensive healthcare business news magazine dedicated to reporting the information, solutions and stories about medical products and systems that affect healthcare supply chain management, monthly in-print and daily online. Our readership includes the healthcare executives, and professionals from materials and supply chain management, surgical services, infection prevention, central service and sterile processing as well as clinical members of the product evaluation committees at healthcare facilities.

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Editorial Advisory Board

Joe Colonna
Vice President, Supply Chain, Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Karen Conway
Executive Director, Industry Relations, GHX, Louisville, CO

Dee Donatelli
President and CEO of Mid-America Service Solutions, LLC. part of the Vizient collaborative’s nationwide

Mary Beth Lang
Executive Vice President, Cognitive Analytics Solutions at Pensiamo, Greater Pittsburgh Area, Hospital & Health Care

John Mateka, FAHRMM
Director, Materials Management, Clarendon Health System, Manning, SC

Melanie Miller, RN, CNOR, CSPDM
Healthcare Value Analysis Consultant, Marina Del Rey, CA

Dennis Orthman
Senior Director, Strategic Marketplace Initiative (SMI)

Jean Sargent, CMRP, FAHRMM CMRP, FAHRMM, FCS
Principal, Sargent Healthcare Strategies, Port Charlotte, FL

Rose Seavey, RN, BS, MBA, CNOR, ACSP
Seavey Healthcare Consulting Inc.

Richard W. Schule, MBA, BS, FAST, CST, FCS, CRCST, CHMMC, CIS, CHL, AGTS
Director, Clinical Education, STERIS Corporation

Robert Simpson, CMRP
President and CEO, LeeSar Regional Service Center and Cooperative Services of Florida, Fort Myers, FL

Barbara Strain
Director, Value Management, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA

Deborah Petretich Templeton, R Ph, MHA
Chief, System Support Services, a promotion from Care Support Services.

Ray Taurasi
Eastern Regional Director of Clinical Sales and Services, Healthmark Industries

Brian Viele, RN, BSN, CCRN
Director, ICU/ BHU/Clinical Consultants/Inpatient Cardiopulmonary, Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick, ME