19 Apr Ortho Sales Partners Announces the Appointment of Chris Stewart as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Hospital Strategy
SCOTTSDALE, AZ (PRWEB) APRIL 19, 2018
Ortho Sales Partners, the global leader in commercialization services for the orthopedic industry, is pleased to announce the addition of Chris Stewart to the companies executive team. Mr. Stewart is a very well regarded leader and innovator that brings an in-depth knowledge of the supplier, hospital and physician relationship. In addition to having a cross functional leadership role, Mr. Stewart will lead the organization and its clients in strategies related to hospital access and supply chain value analysis illustration as well as enhancing Ortho Sales Partners software and logistics platforms developed to optimize supply chain delivery and clinician user experience.
Prior to joining Ortho Sales Partners, Mr. Stewart was the Assistant Vice President and Business Unit Leader of Medical Device Management for HealthTrust. Mr. Stewart managed consulting services for hospital IDN memberships comprised of approximately 1,600 acute and 2,000 ASC facilities. He oversaw a team of orthopedic, spine, osteobiologic and cardiovascular specialists who worked with hospital clients to actively manage their clinically sensitive implant service lines. Using data as an asset, his team developed strategic roadmaps to help hospitals and physicians achieve financial and clinical alignment, so they could plan, not just react, to financial pressures and complex market changes.
Previously, Mr. Stewart served in sales and sales management roles for Stryker Corporation. He currently serves as an ambassador and advisor to the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation, which is committed to empowering children to lead fulfilling lives, helping to transform lives through sports and putting an end to drowning.
Mr. Stewart holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and business administration from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He has presented at numerous healthcare forums on topics that include physician engagement, clinical best practice, alternative service models for the OR, strategic alliance of GPOs, shifting reimbursement models, new technologies, changing population demographics and the future of supply chain delivery.
About his new role, Mr. Stewart said: “I am excited to be joining this team of accomplished industry thought leaders who share the same vision and passion for enhancing value within this ever-changing healthcare environment”
Kevin McGann, CEO of Ortho Sales Partners, said: “We are very pleased to announce the addition of Chris Stewart to our team at Ortho Sales Partners. Chris is a well-respected healthcare executive, who has tremendous knowledge of the hospital networks, ambulatory surgery centers and group purchasing organizations. His experience in creating value added programs, and the utilization of data to direct purchasing behaviors is a tremendous asset to manufacturers, healthcare providers and physicians across the entire industry”
About Ortho Sales Partners
Ortho Sales Partners has created a unique platform to help companies in any stage commercialize their products in a very efficient way. We have worked closely with many organizations and produced results that have profoundly impacted each client’s business.
Our services are geared to meet you where you are today and help your business grow by utilizing proven industry executives that bring you an objective analysis and recommendations going forward. Our market knowledge is based on current trends and competitive analysis from industry stalwarts from some of the highest growth companies.
Ortho Sales Partners’ headquarters are in Scottsdale, Arizona but we have several offices across the US.