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.

HPN has 60 CS/SPD continuing education articles available on our website for CEU credits.
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Editorial Advisory Board

Jimmy Y. Chung, MD, MBA, FACS
Associate VP Perioperative Portfolio, Clinical Program Services, Providence St. Joseph Health, Renton, WA

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

Karen Conway
Vice President, Healthcare Value, GHX, Louisville, CO

Michele DeMeo, CSPDT, CRCST
Independent CS/SPD Consultant, MDD Virtual Consulting

Dee Donatelli, RN, CMRP, CVAHP
Director of Value Analysis Consulting, TractManager, and Principal, Dee Donatelli Consulting, LLC, Overland Park, KS

Mary Beth Lang, Sc.D.
Vice President and Chief Supply Chain and Procurement Officer, Kaiser Permanente

Melanie Miller, RN, CVAHP, CNOR, CSPDM
Value Analysis Consultant, Healthcare Value Management Experts Inc. (HVME) Los Angeles, CA

Dennis Orthman
Partner, Vice President, Consulting, Access Strategy Partners, Braintree, MA

Richard Perrin
CEO, Active Innovations LLC, Annapolis, MD

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

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

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

Robert Simpson, CMRP
Retired President, LeeSar 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, Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA

Ray Taurasi
Principal, Healthcare CS Solutions, Washington, DC area