Annual Meeting and Reunion Highlights

Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 11, 2022; Andover, MA,
Yankee Alliance held its 34th Annual Meeting and Reunion on October 4-6 at The Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing, New York. This year’s event was attended by a large number of member hospitals, industry leaders, and supplier business partners. The meeting serves as an opportunity to bring member hospitals together to learn about healthcare trends and best practices, attend educational sessions, and connect with each other through networking. 

The event also features a special awards ceremony. Yankee Alliance recognizes top performing members for their exceptional achievements and commitment in reducing supply chain costs, performance excellence through leadership, and engagement with other members.

This year’s awards were presented to:

The Savings Award recognizes the acute care facility with the greatest overall savings per adjusted patient day.

   South County Health


Winner, under 100 beds
   Winner, 100-300 beds  
Winner, over 300 beds

SUPPLY view ™ Participation Award
recognizes the facility that has implemented the highest percentage of savings identified through the SUPPLYview ™ analytics program. 

Pharmacy Utilization Implementation Award
recognizes the facility with the highest percentage of savings through the Medication Evaluation Program.

     South County Health

Ethan “Jethro” Stansbury Memorial Award
recognizes the member who best displays the spirit of Yankee Alliance - working together with Yankee colleagues, sharing information and best practices for the greater good while attaining maximum value for their institution.

       Presented to: Brenda Walsh

Marit Davies Memorial Award
recognizes the member who has exhibited innovative thinking, a passion for implementation, and leadership in the pursuit of healthcare supply chain excellence.


       Presented to: Maureen Cappola

Collaborative Member Savings Award
recognizes the Collaborative Member with the highest savings per adjusted patient day.


Social Media Engagement Award
recognizes the member who has engaged most with our social media platforms.


       Presented to: Donna-Marie Dockham

Member Success of the Year Award
recognizes the Member Success Poster Presentation with the most member votes at the Annual Meeting's Member Success Fair .

“Trach to Go” Custom Kit Savings A Creative Strategy Among Clinicians to Decrease Expense by Jennifer Torosian, RN, MSN, NEA-BC, ACNO; Lisa Young, RN, MSN, PCCN, Director of F200, Inpatient Wound, Department of Education and Professional Development; and Christine Eno, Director of Purchasing and Materials Management.


Supplier Exhibition Passport recognizes the member who visited the most suppliers at the Annual Meeting Supplier Exhibition.

1 st Place: Concord Hospital, Jodi Panzino, Director of Material Management.

2 nd Place: Catholic Medical Center, Jennifer Torosian, RN, MSN, NEA-BC, ACNO.

View Presentations

Yankee Alliance is pleased to share the presentation slide decks for all Annual Meeting sessions.  Presentations are available to acute care members only on Yankee Commons.  Login Here .

About Yankee Alliance
Yankee Alliance is a member-driven healthcare group purchasing organization founded in 1984 on a belief in collaboration, that working together can achieve more than working alone. Our mission is twofold: to work with members to reduce supply and operating expenses through aggregation of data, purchasing, ideas and knowledge and to excel in strategic innovations that continually assist members in reducing their cost while recognizing their individual needs. Today, Yankee Alliance remains true to the foundational belief in collaboration and has grown to over 18,000 members in all classes of trades across all 50 states. For more information visit  WWW.YANKEEALLIANCE.COM.

For more information please contact; Amy Campbell, Chief Administrative Officer, Yankee Alliance, (978) 470-2000 or at  ACAMPBELL@YANKEEALLIANCE.COM .