Dr. M. Jonathan Worsey earns national supply chain award — 4 insights

Healthcare Purchasing News recognized San Diego-based Scripps Health Medical Director of Value Analysis M. Jonathan Worsey, MD, for his work on supply chain initiatives.

Here's what you should know:

1. Dr. Worsey is a board-certified colorectal surgeon at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla (Calif.).

2. The publication recognizes physicians who make "significant contributions to supply chain operations through their activities, practices and thinking." The publication is specifically looking for supply chain advocates.

3. Dr. Worsey said his interest in supply chain operations was sparked while he was chief of staff at Scripps La Jolla.

4. In his current role, he standardized a process for new supplies that previously involved 27 committees. He also led an effort to standardize surgical equipment for general surgery.

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