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 8, 2019 – California Self Insurer Association

Joe Paduda will make the Keynote Address at the California Self Insurer Association 2019 Annual Meeting and Educational Conference. Joe … Continue reading April 8, 2019 – California Self Insurer Association

Latest Blog Entries

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

Jan
15

The Wall, “Obamacare” lawsuit, and unintended consequences

Joe Paduda

In 2015, a federal judge ruled the House of Representatives could sue the Obama Administration for spending money it hadn’t approved. Now, that ruling could well be why President Trump hasn’t – and won’t – declare a National Emergency over … Continue reading The Wall, “Obamacare” lawsuit, and unintended consequences

Jan
14

How will automation affect jobs and employment?

Joe Paduda

There’s an excellent piece on automation and employment in the Harvard Business Review; here are what I see as the main takeaways. What jobs will be lost and where are they? Yes, automation will undoubtedly create jobs – as technological … Continue reading How will automation affect jobs and employment?

Jan
11

The Shutdown’s impact on healthcare

Joe Paduda

Note – this is a repost; a system problem prevented email notifications for the original post. Is rather modest – until it isn’t. Preparing for the next pandemic, monitoring food safety, preventive health services for at-risk people, new drug approvals – … Continue reading The Shutdown’s impact on healthcare