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Smart Moves. Winning Strategies.

Making the right moves at the right time makes all the difference between mediocrity and success.  Joe Paduda’s well-deserved reputation for keen insight and deep knowledge gives him unparalleled access to the industry’s key executives and decision makers.  Health Strategy Associates delivers timely and actionable advice to help clients build their brands, enter new markets, differentiate their services, increase sales, and make wise acquisitions. We bring an unbiased, open approach to the challenges and opportunities facing your company and draw on years of experience, continuous industry analysis and a keen understanding of economic drivers to help you make the right moves. Contact Joe Paduda to explore a consulting engagement.

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Strategic Planning

  • Competitive Analysis
  • Market Share Evaluation
  • Research & Benchmarking

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Operational Improvements

  • Performance assessment
  • Vendor Evaluation and Selection
  • Process Analysis and Recommendations
  • Feasibility Studies

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Sales & Marketing

  • Product/Service Development
  • Positioning and Messaging
  • Coaching and Professional Development
  • Goal-Setting

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Investor Guidance

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Due Diligence
  • Market sizing
  • Assessment services

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Insight

A sought-after media source, Joe constantly monitors the healthcare landscape and calls on exceptional analytical skills and 30 years of experience to deliver a fresh perspective.

Andover Pharmacy under investigation for opioid dispensing

Joe Paduda provided insight into the Injured Worker Pharmacy (IWP) business model for Boston Globe Reporter Felice Freyer’s article: Andover … Continue reading Andover Pharmacy under investigation for opioid dispensing

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Research

Conducting surveys on important industry issues helps detect trends and discover solutions.

FOLLOWUP: The Impact of COVID-19 on Workers’ Compensation

HSA conducted a 2nd survey of workers’ comp pros to learn their perspectives on the impact of COVID-19 and how … Continue reading FOLLOWUP: The Impact of COVID-19 on Workers’ Compensation

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Speaking

A gifted speaker, popular at major conferences and corporate meetings, Joe Paduda is adept at converting complex issues into manageable knowledge that audiences can immediately apply. To schedule Joe, contact Helen King Patterson, helen@kingknight.com, 813-690-4787.

October 8, 2020 – NCSI 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

Joe Paduda will present on the New Cost Driver Frontier for the National Council of Self-Insurers (NCSI) 2020 Annual Meeting. … Continue reading October 8, 2020 – NCSI 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

ManagedCareMatters.com features Joe’s thoughts, opinion – and often — breaking news.  Subscribe here.

Aug
10

COVID’s fallout for workers comp – the picture gets clearer

Joe Paduda

70,000+ small businesses have permanently closed their doors. The demise of big retailers has accelerated, with JCPenney, Men’s Wearhouse, and Brooks Brothers all entering bankruptcy. Prom wear companies were also hit hard, with Occasion Brands also a victim. The airline … Continue reading COVID’s fallout for workers comp – the picture gets clearer

Aug
5

COVID is crushing work comp claim counts.

Joe Paduda

Thank you, CWCI. Due to it’s diligence and foresight, we now know: through June 30 there were 14,487 COVID claims reported to California’s DWC; this amounts to 6.3% of all confirmed COVID cases (data from JHU); the vast majority of … Continue reading COVID is crushing work comp claim counts.

Aug
4

Mitchell’s Coventry acquisition – implications abound

Joe Paduda

The implications of Mitchell’s acquisition of Coventry’s workers’ comp business are broad, from insight into the future of M&A in workers’ comp services to impact on competitors. (press release is here) Today we’ll dive into a few of the top-line … Continue reading Mitchell’s Coventry acquisition – implications abound