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.

The Impact of COVID-19 on Workers’ Compensation

HSA conducted a survey of 15 workers’ compensation payers to learn their concerns about the impact of COVID-19 and how … Continue reading 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 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.

Jun
3

Which work comp service entities are most affected by COVID?

Joe Paduda

That’s one of the questions I asked 36 payers and service providers; here’s a snapshot of their responses along with some interpretation… Service types Briefly, those services that happen earliest in the claim and/or require face-to-face contact have seen the … Continue reading Which work comp service entities are most affected by COVID?

Jun
1

Covid’s economic effect on workers’ comp

Joe Paduda

COVID’s biggest impact on workers’ comp has not been from the disease, but rather from efforts to control its spread and the resulting impact on the economy. 35 workers’ comp insurers, state funds, TPAs, and service providers and large self-insured/self-administered … Continue reading Covid’s economic effect on workers’ comp

May
28

What’s keeping workers’ comp execs up at night

Joe Paduda

After 28 calls with workers’ comp execs over the last 8 days it’s quite clear many are very concerned about specific issues. Premiums With payrolls plummeting, small businesses closed and many not likely to re-open, and many governmental entities under … Continue reading What’s keeping workers’ comp execs up at night