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 10, 2018 – Equian Annual Symposium

Equian Annual Symposium, April 10, 2018 Topic: Outsourcing and Bill Review

Latest Blog Entries

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

Dec
18

2018 Predictions – How did I do Part 2

Joe Paduda

Yesterday I recapped my first 5 predictions; today it’s the second 5 (predictions and details are here). 6.  Claims counts will bump up In hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, Florida and Texas. Alas a lot of injuries and illnesses will go unreported … Continue reading 2018 Predictions – How did I do Part 2

Dec
17

2018 Predictions – how did I do?

Joe Paduda

Most times I’m right, sometimes I’m not – at least that’s what I want to believe. I’ll let you be the judge – here’s how I did on my predictions for 2018. A lifetime ago here’s what I said would … Continue reading 2018 Predictions – how did I do?

Dec
14

Work comp payers – watch out for facility costs

Joe Paduda

Pharmacy costs are dropping, imaging is not an issue, physician expenses are growing modestly, and while PT payments are going up a bit, much of that is fee-schedule driven. The problem area – and it is a big one – … Continue reading Work comp payers – watch out for facility costs