Jeffrey Ashkenase oversees the value analysis, sterile processing, and workforce and management solutions services at Nexera. Mr. Ashkenase has worked in the healthcare industry for more than 20 years in the non-profit, managed care, group purchasing, and government settings. Throughout his career he has been responsible for managing costs, system implementations, optimizing the supply chain, and improving decision support and the budgeting process through the use of technology.
Mr. Ashkenase also leads the Business Strategy, Analytics and Technology, and Strategic Contracting division of Acurity, where he oversees the medical/surgical, clinical and diagnostic services, and custom contracting teams as well as directing regional contracting strategies designed to produce significant financial and operational benefits. He is also responsible for deploying contract management technology to member hospitals and directing a team of subject matter experts in the fields of facilities & construction, foodservice, imaging, laboratory, and surgical services.
Before joining the GNYHA family, he was Associate Vice President of Finance at Maimonides Medical Center, where his responsibilities included overseeing the budget, decision support department and materials management, and business information systems. Mr. Ashkenase earned his BA from SUNY Albany and his MPA from NYU Wagner.