Howard Deichen's bio:

Howard W. Deichen has served as our Executive Vice President since April 21, 2000. From 1993 to 2000, Mr. Deichen served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Paradigm Health Corporation, a private company providing disease state management for complex medical events including catastrophic injury and extreme low birth-weight neonates. From 1987 to 1993, Mr. Deichen served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Kinetic Concepts Inc., the nation's largest specialty bed and medical equipment company. Mr. Deichen helped lead Kinetic Concepts Initial Public Offering in 1988. Mr. Deichen holds a MBA from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University and received his BA of Economics from Carleton College in Northfield MN, in 1975.

MedAssets partners with healthcare providers to improve their financial strength by implementing supply chain management and revenue cycle solutions that help control cost, improve margins and cash flow, increase regulatory compliance and optimize operational efficiency. MedAssets serves more than 125 health systems, 3,300 hospitals and 30,000 non-acute care healthcare providers.

MedAssets software works seamlessly with our customers’ existing IT systems infrastructure, and is ASP based (accessed through the web). MedAssets looks to find unsolved problems in healthcare processes in revenue cycle, supply chain and quality of care, to then develop technology solutions to meet those needs.

Howard Deichen has no relevant disclosures.

Howard Deichen's posts:

Strategies to Reduce the Healthcare Cost Curve

May 24, 2010 | | Posted in Expert Interviews,Resources

Howard Deichen, MBA, Executive Vice President,  MedAssets explores  the future of healthcare  and strategies  that will successfully bend the healthcare [MORE]

Using Technology to Connect Acute Care and Community Services to Reduce Costs and Improve Outcomes for Older Americans

This presentation by the Executive Vice President of MedAssets focuses on the costs of care for chronic illness in older [MORE]