HealthTrust Europe, a group purchasing organization and supply chain partner for healthcare providers, announced the appointment of Dale Robinson as chief operating officer. Robinson will lead the strategic direction of the group purchasing organization and oversee programs to further integrate providers and suppliers in advancing clinical excellence.
HealthTrust Europe manages over £1 billion of healthcare spend in the UK, negotiating superior value and terms on behalf of member organizations, which include more than 280 public and private acute care hospitals and non-acute sites of care.
“With years of success working with the National Health Service (NHS), Dale brings a unique perspective to broaden our engagement with providers across the UK,” stated Ed Jones, president and CEO of HealthTrust. “He will lead a team of supply chain professionals focused on improving service offerings across public and private sector Trusts, hospitals and outpatient treatment and diagnostic centers thereby strengthening their ability to serve patients and communities.”
A qualified solicitor, Robinson joined HealthTrust Europe as a legal adviser in 2012 specializing in public procurement law. He has played an instrumental role in the expansion of the company’s UK operation including serving as vice president of operations and chief legal and ethics officer.