NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Jan. 11, 2017—HealthTrustSM announced that it has appointed Paul Cummings Chief Operating Officer of InVivoLink, Inc., the company’s technology affiliate that provides an implant patient registry and related services to capture clinical and financial data specific to joint replacement service lines for HealthTrust members and other major health systems.
Cummings’ background includes roles in both technology and business across multiple industries. Most recently, he worked at Healthways, a population health provider, where he held several leadership roles including sales operations, IT product development and global support for the international division. Prior to Healthways, he worked in finance and employee services at HCA. Cummings holds an undergraduate degree in finance from the College of William and Mary and an MBA with a concentration in entrepreneurship from the University of Georgia.
“We are extremely excited about Paul joining our team and building upon the significant accomplishments we have been made during the past year,” said Michael J. Schlosser, M.D., FAANS, HealthTrust Chief Medical Officer. “His expertise and passion for transforming the patient experience will help advance a clinical agenda that supports our member providers and the outcomes critical to their success.”
HealthTrust (HealthTrust Purchasing Group, L.P.) is committed to strengthening provider performance and clinical excellence through an aligned membership model and the delivery of total cost management solutions, including supply chain solutions and a contract and service portfolio unparalleled in quality, scope and value. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, HealthTrust (healthtrustpg.com) serves approximately 1,600 acute care facilities and members in more than 26,000 other locations, including ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices, long-term care and alternate care sites. On Twitter @healthtrustpg.
Based in Nashville, Tennessee, InVivoLink, Inc. is a healthcare technology company that unites surgeons, hospitals, manufacturers and therapists with a platform that helps optimize patient care. Providing a comprehensive care management solution, InVivoLink® maintains an implant registry that tracks outcomes data across the episode of care. InVivoLink equips care teams with tools to collaborate efficiently and real time analytics for operational insight. Dedicated to improving the patient experience, InVivoLink pioneered Your Care Steps as an interactive portal to educate patients throughout their recovery. Founded in 2009, InVivoLink is a leading provider of evidence-based technologies that promotes clinical excellence in orthopedic and spine programs. For more information, visit www.invivolink.com and follow @invivolink.
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Richard Jonardi, communications manager