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.

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.

October 7, 2019 – CSIA’s 2019 Employer Summit

Joe Paduda will take self-insured employers on “A Trip Behind the PBM Curtain” at CSIA’s 2019 Employer Summit, October 7.  … Continue reading October 7, 2019 – CSIA’s 2019 Employer Summit

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

Dec
12

Proof – health insurance saves lives

Joe Paduda

Having health insurance reduces your risk of dying. Intuitively, this makes sense; you get cancer diagnoses and treatment, colon cancer screening, access to drugs and behavioral health treatment and flu shots. You can read the details here, but the net … Continue reading Proof – health insurance saves lives

Dec
11

Americans can’t afford healthcare

Joe Paduda

Gallup just reported a quarter of Americans have put off treatment for serious medical conditions because they can’t afford it. They can’t afford it because: US physicians make twice what docs in other countries do Drug costs are much higher … Continue reading Americans can’t afford healthcare

Dec
10

Hyper-expensive moisturizer, uninsured jewelry, drug prices, and those costly hospital mergers

Joe Paduda

in which I cover newsworthy stuff that happened this week… Uh…that’s why you buy insurance From Politico we hear CMS Administrator Seema Verna asked us taxpayers to pay for $47,000 worth of jewelry and other stuff stolen “during a work-related … Continue reading Hyper-expensive moisturizer, uninsured jewelry, drug prices, and those costly hospital mergers