RiseNow is a leading Healthcare Supply Chain Advisor and Integrator. Our team is comprised of supply chain practitioners with extensive leadership roles in designing, implementing, managing and optimizing lean distribution operations. We apply decades of global, multi-industry experience to the unique requirements of the integrated healthcare supply chain. Since the early 2000’s, our focus has been working with Health Care systems to setup, implement or improve their existing self-distribution or consolidated service center (CSC) model.
Focus on new and existing consolidated service centers. Similar to the evolution of other industries, health systems are looking to take control of their supply chains via the self-distribution model. And with the continuing consolidation of health systems, supply chain leaders and executives are looking for opportunities to leverage their scale and volume. Our team has performed more feasibility studies, developed business cases and implemented more CSC’s than any other healthcare supply chain firm. With your team, we will work tirelessly to ensure your implementation achieves the results and objectives set forth in the business plan.
For health systems with existing CSC’s we help optimize performance and get the most out of your systems. Because of our healthcare experience, our team knows what questions to ask and how best to design and integrate your core distribution systems. To drive the greatest value, we take a wholistic view from the supplier all the way through to the point of consumption.
Advancing the supply chain. Our passion is establishing clinical supply chain operations for healthcare providers that improve service levels, reduce risk and increase cash-releasing opportunities through enhanced operational and financial performance. Our mission is to elevate the status of supply chain within the healthcare organization.
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Bill is a leader with more than 20 years of experience in supply chain, with 13 of those years focused on healthcare supply chain with the TECSYS suite of WMS, DMS, and MDM modules. Originating from the operational team of Resource Optimization & Innovation (ROi), he has firsthand knowledge of what it takes to be successful in this industry using TECSYS software.
During his time as a consultant for TECSYS, Bill worked with organizations such as Piedmont Health, Orlando Health, North Mississippi Health Services, McKesson and Health, and Human Services. He later led a team that provided technical support to ROi. He brings a perspective that is based on his broad portfolio of 11 healthcare-focused implementations and numerous projects and integrations. This combination uniquely positions Bill to assist healthcare supply chains by more quickly recognizing their return on investment when utilizing this software.
Dan is vice president of client engagement and has more than 35 years of experience in business development and project leadership. Dan has been with the CCP Global group of companies, including what is now known as RiseNow, since December 2002. Dan’s primary responsibility is the execution and messaging of RiseNow’s strategy while leading its executive-level governance model for all strategic projects.
Dan utilizes his experience to develop commitments to our clients while assisting in our project team’s successful implementations at multiple organizations, including UNC Healthcare, Trinity Health, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Lincoln Financial Group, and Lexmark.
Darren is the Practice Lead for the RiseNow healthcare practice and has more than 25 years of leadership experience. A majority of his time has been spent leading operations and sales teams at Cardinal Health and Owens & Minor, both Fortune 500 healthcare supply chain organizations. His responsibilities include building client feasibility studies, business case development, and project management.
As an early adopter, Darren led the design and implementation of the industry’s first distributor-managed consolidated service center (CSC) for Iowa Health (UnityPoint). Other key clients include: Upper Midwest CSC, CHI, Quorum, Community Hospital Corp, and Hospital Sisters Health System.
In addition to his extensive knowledge in supply chain, he brings experience in medical surgical product marketing, sourcing, acquisitions, payor processing, equipment asset management, data mining, and analytics.
Dave is a RiseNow partner and professional services executive with more than 30 years of management consulting and business operations experience. Dave brings Big 4 consulting leadership and experience, including 17 years with Accenture (associate partner) delivering successful results for clients such as AlliedSignal Aerospace, Baxter, BNSF Railway, BP, and Caterpillar.
Dave possesses deep supply chain and materials management experience (S2P, MRP, DRP, point-of-use) across numerous sectors, including aerospace and defense, industrial products, transportation, energy, high tech, healthcare IDNs, pharmaceuticals, and retail. Dave is CPIM-certified with APICS.
Since 2010, as a RiseNow Partner, Dave has built and led experienced delivery teams that have successfully delivered more than 120 spend management solutions across numerous verticals for clients such as Trinity Health, Intermountain Healthcare, YRC Worldwide, Endo Pharmaceuticals, AECOM, and Land O’ Lakes.
Dave brings over 20 years of experience implementing procurement and financial systems including Jaggaer, Emptoris and SAP. Experienced Director with a demonstrated history of enabling procurement organizations. Skilled in Spend Analysis, Global Sourcing, Contract Management and Business Process Improvement. Strong experience interfacing with customers and prospects.
Dustin is a Senior Consultant with 13 years of experience in Supply Chain Distribution, with 11 years focused on Healthcare. Dustin’s expertise encompasses all warehouse operations from receiving through delivery. He also has experience managing the customer service, purchasing, inventory control and returns management processes.
In addition to his operational background, Dustin has 5 years of technical experience in solution design, business requirements, system administration, custom enhancement, interface design and system integration. This background provides clients with a business acumen that assists in the translation of requirements between operations and IT, while being able to improve the desired outcomes and accelerating timelines.
Prior to joining RiseNow, Dustin was a member of the supply chain information technology team for an international auto parts retailer. In this capacity his focus was on optimization and enhancement projects for merchandizing and supply chain operations.
Manisha is a Spend Management Professional with over 8 years of experience implementing Spend solutions. Prior to RiseNow, she worked with BravoSolution (now known as Jaggaer) where she transformed raw spend data into useful insights helping clients make better business decisions and built automated data processes facilitating reliable repeatable solution. Manisha has worked for several local and global clients some of which are Amcor Limited, BUPA, Air Liquide, Morton Salt, Arriva, World Kitchen.
She has experience in Databases like Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL and Visualization software like Tableau, BravoSolution Spend Analysis Reporting Console and Python Analytics making her a strong Data and Analytics professional.
Matt is a senior executive with a proven track record of success in starting, growing, and leading consulting firms over his 20-year career. Matt’s unique ability to see what others do not yet see; predict trends before they become trends; identify, recruit, and retain the best consultants and team members; and build a culture in which top performers desire to stay long-term makes RiseNow stand out as a premier supply chain consulting firm.
Under Matt’s leadership, RiseNow has experienced an average of more than 58 percent growth per year over the past seven years. He attributes this to an unwavering faith and pursuit to be transparent, honest, and accountable with clients, partners, employees, and vendors. Some of Matt’s clients include IBM, Trinity Health, Wendy’s/QSCC, Memorial Sloan Kettering, and McDonald’s.
We promise to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, no matter what. This is because we honor our commitments to our clients. We strive to identify and eliminate barriers and hidden “gotchas” that tend to derail projects. By including a deep discovery process up front, we ensure change orders and new fees don’t surface. What you were promised in the beginning is what you’ll get. No surprises.
We love being held accountable. Our discovery process and experience implementing projects mean we know what your project is going to cost and how long it’s going to take. That’s why we encourage our clients to pursue fixed-fee engagements with us. We believe in holding ourselves accountable, too, by aligning our team's incentive compensation to your definition of success instead of how many change orders they get signed or hours they charge.
We’re on your side. Our team works with you throughout the process to navigate the waters of your solution, understand your system, negotiate with your vendor—whatever it takes to ensure your success. We’re also advocates for you. If you put your faith in our team, then our team wants to make you look good so you can advance your organization as well as your career. We want to work together, as an extension of your team, and even have some fun along the way.
Everything inside our organization—methodology, approach, process, people—is designed to achieve your definition of success. This includes completing your project on time and on budget while realizing your goals. We don’t quit. That’s why we tie our team’s compensation to your success. Plus, because we only staff our team with experienced consultants, we ensure measurable outcomes.