Healthcare Executive Samantha Platzke Joins Care Logistics as CFO

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Former healthcare senior financial and operational executive joins Care Logistics®, expanding the company’s roster of former hospital executives

Care Logistics announced the addition of healthcare executive Samantha Platzke to the Care Logistics team as chief financial officer and SVP, system performance. Platzke has previously held senior financial and operational executive positions with several hospital systems.

Platzke will lead the Care Logistics finance department and work closely with the transformation and solution delivery teams to help partner hospitals to continue achieving dramatic quality, throughput and financial results through logistics-based care delivery.

“We’re thrilled to have Samantha take her next step in advancing her career commitment to transforming hospital operations here with us at Care Logistics,” said Karl Straub, president of Care Logistics. “Samantha combines a unique depth of expertise in healthcare operations from both a provider and a payer perspective, with a strong understanding of healthcare reform and its impact on the traditional delivery business model.”

Platzke’s career in healthcare spans more than 25 years in hospital executive roles including CFO, chief transformation officer, & SVP of operations and systems effectiveness. She most recently served as president of hospital consulting firm Remarkable Results, providing hands-on executive operational coaching and leadership for hospital transformation initiatives.

Straub also noted that Platzke adds to a growing lineup of hospital executive leaders who have joined Care Logistics to further their missions of improving patient care quality and hospital performance:

  • Ed Bonn, former CEO of Southern Regional Health System and executive leader at several other hospitals in Georgia
  • Tom Brunelle, former CEO of two Bon Secours Charity Health System hospitals and EVP and COO of the Samaritan Health System in New York

“We are excited about the level of expertise that these individuals bring to the organization and are honored to work with such a passionate and dedicated team,” said Straub.

“The Care Logistics Hospital Operating System® approach changes the game for hospitals seeking to become sustainably high-performing,” said Platzke. “I’m excited to be in a position to bring the transformational power of logistics for quality, efficient care delivery to more and more hospitals.”

About Care Logistics: Care Logistics partners with hospitals to provide the only logistical control system for care delivery. The Hospital Operating System™ establishes a positive, unified culture focused on the patient and a breakthrough care coordination model, all powered by hospital logistics software.

The result: Reliable and predictable operations that dramatically improve throughput, care quality, patient experience and financial performance.

For more information, contact Care Logistics at (800) 930-0870, or learn more about the dramatic results Care Logistics customers are achieving at

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