MedSpeed Elevates Role of Technology in Transportation With New Chief Information Officer Role

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MedSpeed has promoted Jim Van Duyn to the newly created chief information officer (CIO) role. He will work closely with other members of the executive and management teams to integrate new technology into internal and customer-facing processes.

Jim Van Duyn, CIO of MedSpeed

“MedSpeed continues to invest in technology that enables us to deliver innovative logistics solutions to empower our healthcare clients to use logistics as an asset to drive efficiency and improve patient care."

MedSpeed, the U.S. market-leading provider of healthcare intra-company logistics, has promoted Jim Van Duyn to the newly created chief information officer (CIO) role. In his new role, Van Duyn will be responsible for MedSpeed’s company-wide IT strategy and management. He will work closely with other members of the executive and management teams to integrate new technology into internal and customer-facing processes. Before being named CIO, Van Duyn was MedSpeed's senior vice president of applications.

“Jim is an accomplished IT executive, with a wealth of experience in healthcare IT and is a great addition to our executive team,” said Rich D’Amico, president of MedSpeed. “MedSpeed continues to invest in technology that enables us to deliver innovative logistics solutions. That IT investment empowers our healthcare clients to standardize and centralize operations and use logistics as an asset to drive efficiency and improve patient care.”

Van Duyn has more than 25 years of strategic-level project/business management and hands-on application development. Prior to joining MedSpeed, he served as senior vice president of Evolent Health. He holds an MBA from the Keller School of Management and a BA from Calvin College in Business Administration.

“One of the greatest things about being part of MedSpeed is seeing, first-hand, the team’s deep commitment to the mission of delivering health,” said Van Duyn. “MedSpeed is clearly leading the market in the way we support our customers and their patients. I am excited about my new role where I have the opportunity to help build and develop our next technology generation to better create value for our customers.”

About MedSpeed

With 140+ locations in 29 states, MedSpeed is the market-leading organization in healthcare intra-company logistics. Since 2000, MedSpeed has partnered with healthcare organizations to transform same-day transportation (courier) from a cost center into a strategic intra-company logistics asset that delivers long-term returns. Using transportation to drive economic value in areas well beyond transportation itself enables MedSpeed’s customers to share equipment between facilities, reduce capital expenses and disintermediate the use of third-party shipping for the delivery of medical supplies to physician offices and clinics. Creating a strong, fully connected logistics network supports the centralization or outsourcing of other functions including redundant laboratories and fill pharmacies, print shop, mail, linen and more. http://www.medspeed.com

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