Cleveland, Ohio – September 18, 2017 – PartsSource, the leading provider of medical products and technology solutions, announced the appointment of a new member of its Board, Dr. James Weinstein.
Dr. Weinstein is the former CEO and president of Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system. Prior to becoming CEO in 2011, Dr. Weinstein is an internationally renowned orthopedic surgeon. He served as President of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Clinic and Director of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI).
“Jim’s experience leading a complex health system grappling with today’s cost pressure and his passion to provide high-quality patient care throughout the entire continuum of healthcare creates an ideal fit as a member of the PartsSource Board. We are very fortunate to have his leadership by our side as we continue to apply technology solutions to improve margins, productivity and quality in the healthcare industry,” said Philip Settimi, MD President and CEO of PartsSource.
Dr. Weinstein was the inaugural Executive Director and a founding member, along with Mayo Clinic, Intermountain Healthcare, The Dartmouth Institute, and Denver Health, of the national High Value Healthcare Collaborative (HVHC), a partnership of more than a dozen health systems that have taken on the challenge of improving the quality of care while lowering costs. He holds the Peggy Y. Thomson Chair in the Evaluative Clinical Sciences at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. He is also a member of the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine and serves on the organization’s Board for Population Health and Public Health Practice. Throughout his career, Dr. Weinstein has received more than $70 million in federal funding and published more than 325 peer-reviewed articles.
More recently, he is helping to lead the formation of the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute (ARMI) that will use 3D technology to print human organs and is a member of the Board of Directors of ARMI/BioFab. He was also elected to the Boards of Trustees for the internationally renowned Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience and the Intermountain Health System.
“I’m excited to join the Board of Directors to help lower the cost of healthcare,” stated Dr. Weinstein. “I believe the work PartsSource does is part of the solution and can positively impact every hospital and every site of care in this country.”
About PartsSource. PartsSource is a leading provider of medical products and technology solutions. Combining a suite of software-enabled services with industry best practices, PartsSource is empowering its customers to drive costs out of the healthcare delivery system while improving outcomes. In addition to automating the highly complex workflow associated with procurement, PartsSource delivers the industry’s only online, fully integrated medical products and repair parts procurement marketplace. PartsSource facilitates more than 2,000,000 transactions annually by connecting thousands of OEMs and suppliers to over 12,000 hospitals and clinical sites worldwide.