Yankee Alliance Welcomes New Member

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 10, 2013; Andover, MA

Wayne Memorial Hospital, Honesdale, PA is the newest member to join Yankee Alliance, gaining access to the combined purchasing power of over 12,800 members.

Cathy Spinney, Chief Customer Officer, Yankee Alliance said, “I am thrilled that Wayne Memorial has joined our organization.  We have already begun collaborating with them to reduce their operating expense and we look forward to helping improve their supply chain management operations.”

Reducing supply costs is a high priority for Wayne Memorial and the choice to join Yankee Alliance affirms their commitment to reducing supply chain expenses while maintaining clinical quality. Lorie Smith, Materials Manager, Wayne Memorial said “Identifying savings is paramount for our system. Our Yankee Alliance membership offers us aggregation power, contracting strategies, utilization strategies and savings tools to help us meet our goals of cost reduction.”

About Wayne Memorial Hospital
Wayne Memorial Hospital is a full-service hospital with 98 acute care beds and an additional 14 beds dedicated to inpatient rehabilitation. Serving Wayne and Pike Counties in Pennsylvania and the Upper Delaware Region of New York State, Wayne Memorial offers inpatient and outpatient care to more than 100,000 residents. The hospital is the heart of Wayne Memorial Health System, which includes a 121-bed long-term care home and a network of primary care, women’s health, dental and behavioral health services through its clinical affiliate, Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers. Combined, the System and the Centers work with more than 200 healthcare providers and employ approximately 1,100 people, contributing significantly to the local economy.

For more information please contact; Amy Campbell, Senior Vice President, Administration, Yankee Alliance, (978) 470-2000 or at acampbell@yankeealliance.com.