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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.
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.
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.”
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.