Raelyn Wilson Named Chief Operating Officer of Valify and Valify Solutions Group

Posted by Valify Team on Aug 18, 2021 6:50:00 AM

FRISCO, Texas – August 18, 2021 – Valify, the healthcare cost management company exclusively dedicated to helping clients manage purchased services expense to reduce the overall cost of healthcare, has announced the promotion of Raelyn Wilson to chief operating officer of Valify and Valify Solutions Group.

Based in Frisco, Texas, Valify utilizes a proprietary technology platform to give healthcare systems in-depth analysis and spend visibility across a variety of service categories. The company’s analytics and contracting expertise helps hospitals identify, benchmark and mitigate financial risk thereby reducing the overall cost of operations. Valify Solutions Group is the first tech-enabled group purchasing organization exclusively dedicated to purchased services for healthcare.

“As a key influencer who has helped to shape the organization, Raelyn has led all client-facing functions and applied business intelligence to address non-labor cost reduction for hospitals and health systems,” said Les Popiolek, Valify’s chief executive officer. “Rae’s experience in navigating the numerous dynamics and categories that define purchased services will be an incredible asset to the continued growth and success of Valify.”

Wilson joined Valify in 2016. Previously, she led supply chain business intelligence for a large integrated healthcare delivery system. She is a graduate of Saint Martin's University in Lacey, Wash. where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Business Administration.

About Valify

Valify, an affiliated company of HCA Healthcare, is the only healthcare cost management company exclusively dedicated to managing purchased services expense. Valify’s web-based technology platform uses proprietary machine learning algorithms which allow organizations to quickly identify and manage savings opportunities in over 1,300 purchased services categories. The Valify technology categorizes spend data, identifies savings opportunities and benchmarks against a database of over $600 billion in categorized spend. With a leading end-to-end cost management solution, Valify helps thousands of hospitals proactively manage expenses, increase staff productivity and realize significant savings.

About Valify Solutions Group

Valify Solutions Group is the first tech-enabled GPO exclusively dedicated to purchased services for healthcare. VSG leverages the largest data-driven market intelligence from $600 billion in spend categorized to generate savings for members and provides a comprehensive pre-negotiated purchased services contract portfolio. Members may access custom contracting specialists, proven spend analytics technology, and expert advisory services to exponentially enhance savings beyond contract utilization.

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Les Popiolek Appointed CEO of Valify and Valify Solutions Group

Posted by Valify Team on Mar 18, 2021 7:00:00 AM

FRISCO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Valify Solutions Group, the first Purchased Services group purchasing organization (GPO) for healthcare, today announced that Les Popiolek has been appointed CEO of Valify and Valify Solutions Group. Popiolek replaces Chris Heckler who announced his decision to pursue new opportunities after seven years leading the technology and analytics platform, and the GPO.

“Les is ideally suited to continue the ongoing success of Valify and Valify Solutions Group due to his deep understanding of the needs of providers and technology subscribers and his extensive experience in purchased services spend management,” said Shelly Workman, senior vice president of supply chain operations for HCA Healthcare. “Les’ experience includes leadership roles in data, analytics, procurement and sourcing. He is a strong leader whose vision and guidance will exponentially contribute to the continued successful trajectory of Valify and Valify Solutions Group.”

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HCA Healthcare Acquires Technology and Analytics Company Valify

Posted by Valify Team on Jan 10, 2020 4:30:00 PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HCA Healthcare (NYSE: HCA), one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, today announced it has acquired Valify, a technology company focused on helping clients reduce the overall cost of healthcare services.

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Valify Ranks No. 169 on the 2019 Inc. 5000

Posted by Valify Team on Aug 14, 2019 2:53:00 AM

Valify Ranks No. 169 on the 2019 Inc. 5000 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 2,276 Percent

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Valley Health System selects Valify for end-to-end support to meet ambitious purchased services savings goals

Posted by Valify Team on Jul 9, 2019 12:02:00 PM

FRISCO, Texas - July 9, 2019 - PRLog -- Valify today announced that Valley Health System has selected Valify to provide analytics, benchmarks, sourcing tools, and resources at every stage of the cost reduction process.

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Prisma Health Selects Valify To Identify Vendor Consolidation And Other Savings Opportunities

Posted by Valify Team on Jun 10, 2019 11:44:00 AM

FRISCO, Texas--(PRLOG)--June 10, 2019

Valify today announced that Prisma Health has chosen Valify as its technology partner to manage and reduce their purchased services expenses. As Prisma Health continues to unify, following the merger of Greenville Health System and Palmetto Health, gaining the ability to clearly distinguish which vendors provide outsourced services by each individual facility and by each department for every category is paramount to identifying immediate savings opportunities post-merger.

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Valify Launches the Valify Marketplace

Posted by Valify Team on Apr 6, 2019 8:21:00 PM

FRISCO, TX, April 2, 2019 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- 

Today Valify, the leading healthcare cost management company, announces the launch of the new Valify Marketplace, a comprehensive vendor catalog of products and services that allows healthcare organizations to search, compare, and select the best vendors for their needs. Today’s launch comes as a result of Valify’s September 2018 acquisition of Lucro, a Nashville-based digitalplatform for health systems to evaluate vendors. The Valify Marketplace has already been named to CIO Review’s list of the “50 most promising healthcare solutions of 2019.”

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Valify’s Matt Clark Nominated as a Finalist for the Corporate CTO of the Year Award

Posted by Valify Team on Aug 9, 2018 11:19:12 AM


FRISCO, Texas--(PR LOG)--August 9, 2018 

Valify is proud to announce that Tech Titans has selected Matt Clark, its Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, as a finalist for its corporate CTO of the year award.

At its black-tie event in August, Technology Association for North Texas will celebrate the achievements of cutting-edge leaders from more than 4,000 tech companies whose ideas have evolved and elevated technology in the region. This prestigious annual contest, named Tech Titans, recognizes outstanding achievements by information technology companies and individuals.

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Valify Announces Addition of AllSpire Health GPO, LLC to Its List of Collaborative Organization Partnerships

Posted by Valify Team on Apr 24, 2018 10:11:02 AM

FRISCO, Texas—April 24, 2018 (BUSINESS WIRE)— Valify, a healthcare cost management company exclusively dedicated to controlling purchased services expense, today announced the addition of AllSpire Health GPO, LLC to their growing list of partnerships with healthcare collaboratives. Healthcare collaboratives are choosing Valify as their trusted technology partner to gain timely, automated data-driven insights into their members’ purchased services expense. Armed with this intelligence, collaboratives quickly identify, benchmark, execute and track savings initiatives across more than 1,200 purchased services categories. The partnership with AllSpire Health GPO, LLC is the latest in a pattern of collaboratives selecting Valify for delivering value to their members. With the addition of AllSpire Health GPO, LLC, Valify is currently aligned with six collaboratives spanning 164 hospitals and 25,800 beds.

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HealthTrust Teams with Valify for Purchased Services Benchmarking

Posted by Valify Team on Nov 13, 2017 8:10:00 AM

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HealthTrustSM, a performance improvement company for healthcare, announced today its selection of Valify, LLC as its technology partner for expense visibility and benchmarking for purchased services. Valify, a healthcare cost management company dedicated to controlling purchased services expense, offers organizations the ability to identify and benchmark expense and manage savings targets in over 1,200 categories. Under the agreement, members engaging with HealthTrust inSight AdvisorySM will gain access to Valify’s database of $177 billion in categorized spend.

“Valify is proud to partner with HealthTrust’s inSight Advisory purchased services team,” noted Chris Heckler, president and CEO of Valify. “Combining our technology platform with the operator expertise of HealthTrust inSight Advisory is a catalyst for HealthTrust members to quickly identify and capture deeper savings in purchased services.”

“Purchased services is a large expense category for healthcare organizations, and differs from other spend areas such as medical supplies and physician preference items in that purchased services expense management requires insights into factors unique to each specific service category,” said Andy Motz, assistant vice president, HealthTrust inSight Advisory. “Our inSight Advisory members will benefit from Valify’s technology by gaining immediate visibility and improved insights that serve as a foundation for expense reduction initiatives.”

About Valify

Valify, LLC is a healthcare cost management company exclusively dedicated to controlling purchased services expense. Valify’s web-based technology platform allows healthcare organizations to quickly identify, benchmark and manage savings in over 1,200 categories. With proprietary benchmarking analysis, market share insights, and prebuilt category-specific RFP templates, Valify provides a proven end-to-end purchased services solution for organizations to increase efficiency, productivity, and savings. Valify has been recognized by Gartner for its supply chain execution technology.

About HealthTrust

HealthTrust (Healthtrust Purchasing Group, L.P.) is committed to strengthening provider performance and clinical excellence through an aligned membership model and the delivery of total spend management advisory solutions that leverage our operator experience, scale and innovation. HealthTrust ( serves over 1,600 acute care facilities and members in more than 26,000 other locations, including ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices, long-term care and alternate care sites. On Twitter @healthtrustpg.

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