Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 31, 2008
Jan Jennings, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Healthcare Solutions based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, announced today that the prestigious National Marrow Donor Program has awarded a contract to American Healthcare Solutions. AHS is in partnership with the Life Sciences Strategy Group, based in Palo Alto, California and together, they will work to develop a detailed national strategy to improve the supply of essential marrow products to meet the exponential growth in demand for marrow-related programs and services.
The National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP), through its extensive network, maintains the world's largest registry of more than 6.5M potential marrow and stem cell volunteer donors and in addition, has facilitated more than 25,000 transplants. NMDP anticipates that the existing apheresis and bone marrow collection facilities will not be adequate to sustain the forecasted growth of the NMDP.
Mr. Jennings, who will serve as the Project Director for this assignment, stated, "We are extremely proud to have been selected from among some of the most prestigious consulting and healthcare consulting firms in the United States. We view the National Marrow Donor Program as a 'national treasure' and we intend to support them in every way possible to reach their lofty goals and objectives."
American Healthcare Solutions and Life Science Strategy Group will collaborate in an effort to assist the NMDP identify and develop additional strategic initiatives. Such initiatives will increase access and availability of apheresis centers and bone marrow collection facilities.
Ken Smith, Principal, Life Science Strategy Group added, "It's an honor to be working with American Healthcare Solutions in support of the National Marrow Donor Program's growth initiative. The union of American Healthcare Solutions' business performance improvement expertise and Life Science Strategy Group's strategy consulting and market analytics experience strikes the perfect balance to develop an effective and actionable strategic growth plan for the National Marrow Donor Program.
About American Healthcare Solutions
American Healthcare Solutions is a health care consulting firm singularly focused on the business of hospitals and healthcare organizations. We help our clients improve financial performance, enhance competitive position, and achieve the most productive organizational alignment among medical staff, management, and trustees to optimize overall performance. To learn more about AHS, please visit http://www.americanhs.com.