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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 Presents CSIA Webinar on Facility Costs, Drivers and Solutions

Among COVID-19 and delayed surgeries, reductions in Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement, rising unemployment and other economic pressures, hospitals are having a tough … Continue reading Joe Paduda Presents CSIA Webinar on Facility Costs, Drivers and Solutions

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Jun
11

Low prices every day = higher taxes

Joe Paduda

Cheap stuff isn’t cheap…you always pay way more than you think…because the hidden costs of that cheap stuff are damn expensive. Two examples… Walmart’s slogan is “Save people money so they can live better.” McDonald’s mission statement includes “make delicious feel-good … Continue reading Low prices every day = higher taxes

Jun
10

Risk management 101

Joe Paduda

There are two selfish reasons the US should send as many vaccines as possible to other countries. Variants.  The more the virus reproduces, the greater the chance it produces a much deadlier and more transmissible version. Each person vaccinated lessens … Continue reading Risk management 101

Jun
7

Has anything changed?

Joe Paduda

The internet, smart phones, electric vehicles, 9/11, genome sequencing…a lot has changed since 1990. But in workers’ comp…not so much. About 30 years ago OUCH (now part of Coventry) started the national workers’ comp PPO business. Liberty Mutual execs (literally) … Continue reading Has anything changed?