About Us

For 45 years, we have served thousands of hospitals and healthcare executives.

Elevate Supply and Expense Management Solutions is one of Ovation Healthcare’s five pillars of business.

Headquartered in Brentwood, Tenn., Ovation Healthcare is partnered with 375+ clients in 47 states from critical access hospitals to large health systems. For more than 45 years, Ovation Healthcare has supported hospitals and health systems through a portfolio of shared services – Octave Leadership Advisory Services, Elevate Supply and Expense Management Solutions, Amplify Revenue Cycle Management, Cadence Clinical Services and Tempo Technology Services – designed to provide scale and efficiency to hospital business operations. To learn how, visitOvationHC.com or connect with us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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Leadership

Elevate Supply and Expense Management Solutions’ executive leadership team averages 25+ years of healthcare experience and oversees teams of dedicated professionals focused on your success.

President
Vice President, Client Engagement
Vice President, Portfolio Development
Associate Vice President, Workforce Productivity & Performance Improvement
Associate Vice President, Pharmacy
Associate Vice President, Supply Chain & Head of Strategic Sourcing
Director, Client Success
Senior Director, Pharmacy Operations
Vice President, Sales

Josh Sandler

President

As president, Josh oversees total spend management and solutions for Elevate clients encompassing all non-payroll spend. He previously served as vice president of strategic sourcing and capital equipment services at HealthTrust where he was responsible for a five-billion-dollar in GPO portfolio spend and capital equipment advisory services. He has also held leadership roles including vice president of sourcing at Resource Optimization & Innovation (ROi), a HealthTrust company, where he oversaw the ROi private label, Regard, as well GPO sourcing and operations responsibility for over $4b in contracted spend covering medical, pharmacy, and purchased services. Prior to embarking on a career in healthcare, Josh served for several years as a supply officer in the US Navy.

Nicholas Meyer

Vice President, Client Engagement

Nicholas Meyer serves as Ovation Healthcare’s Vice President of Client Engagement, bringing 16 years of extensive experience, primarily in account management and strategic consulting. His innovative approach to understanding client needs and delivering tailored solutions results in high levels of customer satisfaction and retention. Nicholas has supported many HPG health systems in the past and is dedicated to fostering strong, collaborative relationships that drive mutual success and growth.

Sue Dorsey

Vice President, Portfolio Development

Sue brings 15 years of expertise in enterprise-wide system implementation, process improvement, project management, financial reporting, revenue forecasting, as well as clinical consulting. As Vice President of Portfolio Development, Sue works directly with healthcare facility leaders to provide solutions to their challenges and value to their strategies. Her operational knowledge, teamed with her leadership ability, allows her to provide clients with a customized approach to achieve their supply chain savings goals.

Thomas Florian

Associate Vice President, Workforce Productivity and Performance Improvement

Thomas has over a decade of experience developing performance improvement strategies and tools designed to promote safe, effective patient care and operational sustainability for healthcare organizations. With a background in industrial engineering, he began his career as a management engineer in a small community hospital where he first recognized the significance of ensuring the future of independent community health organizations. He now supports that mission as a leader on the operational improvement team, overseeing our Vantage Workforce Productivity tool and analytics team.

Chris Little

Associate Vice President, Pharmacy
Chris Little is AVP of Pharmacy for Ovation Healthcare joining the team in 2023. Chris is a graduate of Drake University with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY1) at Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital and a specialized residency in Health System Pharmacy Practice Administration (PGY2) at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center. Prior to joining the Ovation team, Chris served as the Senior Director for Pharmacy Innovation at HealthTrust and was Executive Director of Clinical services for ROi. He has served in roles including Clinical Coordinator, Pharmacy Director and Associate Chief for Pharmacy Operations in both the private and federal sectors.

Brittany Clark, MBA

Associate Vice President, Supply Chain & Head of Strategic Sourcing

Brittany is a healthcare leader with nearly 20 years of experience and a background in strategic sourcing, finance, customer service, portfolio management, as well as acute care experience. 

She has a passion for connecting, developing and empowering teams, while maintaining a strong focus on quality results that will positively impact patient care and the clients and communities they serve. Prior to Ovation Healthcare, Brittany held a number of leadership roles at HealthTrust where she oversaw strategic sourcing, PPE categories and medical capital equipment.

Andrew Bargsten

Director, Client Success

With an operations background and recent focus on healthcare supply chain, Andrew brings valuable insight and knowledge to fully optimize supply chain performance in Ovation Healthcare’s network of hospitals. Recognizing that every client is unique, he is passionate about understanding each client’s specific needs and continuously looks for creative solutions to address those needs.

Whitney Neace

Senior Director, Pharmacy Operations
Whitney Neace, PharmD comes to the Pharmacy Optimization Team having most recently practiced in rural hospital pharmacy administration. Whitney spent several years in retail pharmacy management as well. During her tenure as a Director of Pharmacy Whitney developed several clinical stewardship programs including antimicrobial, opioid, and anticoagulant. She excelled in inventory management by increasing her sites inventory turns, controlling inventory costs while maintaining contract adherence. Her time served on several advisory boards has made her an expert in USP compliance and education, regulatory and compliance standards, and diversion monitoring.

Hailey Meadows

Vice President, Sales
Hailey brings 10 years of healthcare leadership, sales, business development, marketing, and product development experience to the organization. Most of Hailey’s career has been focused on bringing innovative solutions and services to the healthcare industry. Prior to joining Ovation, Hailey worked in the building technology industry to bring smart building solutions to new hospitals, medical office buildings, life sciences, and laboratories. Hailey also spent 8 years at DeRoyal Industries where she led sales for their Continuum platform, an operating room software and hardware solution. In these roles, Hailey has worked closely with organizations across the industry including notable hospitals, large healthcare systems, provider groups, and GPOs.