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.

Joe Paduda offers testimony on opioids and federal workers at Congressional hearing

Media coverage and video clips of Joe Paduda’s testimony at May 8, 2018 hearing before the House Committee on Education … Continue reading Joe Paduda offers testimony on opioids and federal workers at Congressional hearing

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Research

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

2018 Prescription Drug Management in Workers’ Compensation

Prescription Drug Management in Workers’ Compensation (PDF) The Fifteenth Annual Survey Report (based on 2017 data) Over the last eight … Continue reading 2018 Prescription Drug Management in 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.

April 23-24 – 2019 LWCC Provider Conference

Mark your calendars for April 23-24 when Joe Paduda will be speaking at the LWCC Provider Conference in New Orleans. … Continue reading April 23-24 – 2019 LWCC Provider Conference

Latest Blog Entries

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

Feb
15

The week that was…

Joe Paduda

Couple quick items from the week that was. Heard from WCRI that they are close to capacity for the annual confab. If you haven’t registered, you’d best do so now here. Rating firm Moody’s released an announcement regarding OneCall Corp.’s … Continue reading The week that was…

Feb
14

Research Roundup – or, stuff you don’t have to read because I did.

Joe Paduda

There’s so much great research published every day – and a lot of crap too – that it is impossible to figure out A) what should I read and B) what does it mean. So, here’s what I found worth … Continue reading Research Roundup – or, stuff you don’t have to read because I did.

Feb
13

The soft target that is work comp, part 2 – Solutions

Joe Paduda

Yesterday’s post covered why work comp is a soft target for “revenue maximizers” – particularly facilities. Today we’ll talk solutions. First, on a macro level, states need to develop and use fee schedules based on Medicare. For inpatient that’s MS-DRGs … Continue reading The soft target that is work comp, part 2 – Solutions