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.

Joe Paduda will discuss WC Pharmacy on the ADJUSTED podcast

Be sure to listen to Berkley Industrial Comp’s ADJUSTED podcast, dropping on Feb. 21. Host Greg Hamlin interviews Joe Paduda … Continue reading Joe Paduda will discuss WC Pharmacy on the ADJUSTED podcast

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

Jan
24

Are geckos, ostriches, red-shirted guys and women named Flo headed for extinction?

Joe Paduda

Paul Carroll of Insurance Thought leadership penned (actually typed) a great piece on automakers’ rapidly growing focus on insurance. Briefly, auto makers want to capture more – especially ongoing – revenue from the vehicles they sell. Way back when, they … Continue reading Are geckos, ostriches, red-shirted guys and women named Flo headed for extinction?

Jan
21

COVID, Comp, Claims and Costs

Joe Paduda

Yesterday NCCI and several state bureaus and research organizations put on an excellent webinar on COVID’s’ impact on Workers’Compensation. The analysis covered 2020 data from 45 states. The full report is available here. Quick takes In 2020 about 80,000 COVID … Continue reading COVID, Comp, Claims and Costs

Jan
20

Thursday catch-up

Joe Paduda

Between doing grandfatherly duties (hanging out with our granddaughter), business obligations and snow plowing, it’s been a busy week. here’s what’s up. COVID stuff Yeah, like you, I was hoping this pandemic would be just an unpleasant memory by now. … Continue reading Thursday catch-up