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Wednesday, August 1 • 7:15am - 8:15am
SourceTrust Case Studies for Successful Programs

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   Abstract:  SourceTrust provides members with strategies and solutions in physician preference and clinically sensitive products and services. This educational session helps members learn methods for successful medical device programs in orthopedics, spine and cardiovascular that meet the needs of patients, physicians, administrators and supply chain executives.
Learning Objectives:
     1.    Describe the components of successful medical device programs.
     2.    Outline the case studies in orthopedics, spine and cardiovascular programs.
     3.    Explain the clinical, operational and financial impact of medical devices in today’s era of health-care reform.


Doug Jones

Doug Jones is the assistant vice president of Business Development for SourceTrust. He provides leadership and consulting to member hospitals in the areas of orthopedics, spine and cardiovascular physician preference products. Jones worked for 20 years in orthopedics for DePuy, a J&J Company, as an orthopedic sales associate, corporate account manager and finally as an AVP of corporate accounts, where he managed GPO and IDN account directors... Read More →

Melanie McMeekan

Melanie McMeekan has been with HealthTrust for eight years and is the assistant vice president for the SourceTrust contracting team. She helps to develop and deploy strategies to bring member savings opportunities in the medical device area. McMeekan has an orthopedic supplier background and more than 13 years of experience in the health-care industry, including all aspects of contracting and product expertise in hip and knee implants, trauma... Read More →

Lynn Tarkington

Lynn Tarkington is an assistant vice president on the SourceTrust team. Her background includes 30 years in the health-care industry, with the focus of her clinical work in cardiovascular diseases. Tarkington previously worked with HCA in the corporate quality department, leading a team of professionals in improving cardiovascular quality across the organization. She received her nursing and bachelor’s degrees in Richmond, Va., and is currently... Read More →

Wednesday August 1, 2012 7:15am - 8:15am
Room 106-107