Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - Broward Health Receives Two Awards from MedAssests
Fort Lauderdale, FL - Broward Health Corporate Resources and Materials Management (CRMM) recently received the Operational Financial Improvement Award and Supplier Diversity Excellence Award from MedAssets during the 2012 MedAssets Healthcare Business Summit held April 10-12.

As healthcare reform and recession add to the complex challenges facing the nation’s healthcare system, MedAssets recognized hundreds of care providers and supply chain stakeholders for their contributions toward delivery of high quality, more affordable care. Collectively, award winners from all over the country demonstrated savings and/or financial improvement of what is estimated to be more than $350 million in 2011, in addition to efforts to eliminate waste and improve operating margins.

All award recipients demonstrated leadership and an emphasis on innovation within the healthcare industry.

“Receiving these awards is a great accomplishment for our department because we are consistently working on ways for financial improvement for our organization,” said Brian Bravo, director of Broward Health CRMM. “I’m very proud of our team for working together to make this happen.”

MedAssets (NASDAQ: MDAS) partners with healthcare providers to improve their financial strength by implementing revenue cycle, spend and clinical resource management solutions that help capture revenue, control cost, improve margins and cash flow, increase regulatory compliance and optimize operational efficiency. MedAssets serves more than 4,200 hospitals and 100,000 non-acute healthcare providers.

Broward Health, providing service for more than 70 years, is a nationally recognized system offering world class health care services to our neighbors in South Florida. Broward Health includes Broward Health Medical Center, Broward Health North, Broward Health Imperial Point, Broward Health Coral Springs, Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, Broward Health Weston, Broward Health Community Health Services, Broward Health Physician Group and Broward Health Foundation. For more information, visit

Operational Financial Improvement Award (L to R): Dominick DeRosa, MedAssets SVP Sales and Client Management; Michael Nolte, MedAssets COO; Brian Bravo, Director of CRMM; Sandra Green, MedAssets SVP Supplier Client Management; Daphne Dehaven, Manager, CRMM Value Analysis; Ivonn Kearns, MedAssets Dedicated Client Manager; Brian Hurt, Manager, CRMM Supply Chain Information Systems; and John Bardis, MedAssets Chairman, President & CEO.

Supplier Diversity Excellence Award (L to R): Michael Nolte, MedAssets COO; LaRae Floyd, Manager, CRMM Supplier Diversity; Sandra Green, MedAssets SVP Supplier Client Management; Brian Bravo, Director of CRMM; Ivonn Kearns, MedAssets Dedicated Client Manager; and John Bardis, MedAssets Chairman, President & CEO.