Jeffrey A. Ashkenase, MPA
Group Vice President, End-to-End Supply Chain
Jeff Ashkenase oversees the Value Analysis and Workforce Solutions services at Nexera. He has worked in the healthcare industry for more than 20 years in the nonprofit, managed care, group purchasing, and government settings. Throughout his career, he has been responsible for managing costs, implementing systems, optimizing the supply chain, and improving decision support and the budgeting process through the use of technology. Jeff has a track record of managing change effectively and improving the financial performance of both his clients and his company.
Jeff also serves as Executive Vice President of Acurity, Nexera’s sister group purchasing organization, where he oversees the Business Solutions, Strategic Contracting Services, Project Management, Technology, and Analytics .
Jeff is a seasoned speaker and educator. He has given presentations at national healthcare conferences, such as the Becker’s Hospital Review Annual Meeting, the Premier Annual Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition, AHRMM Conference and Exhibition, IDN Summit and Reverse Exposition, PeopleSoft’s HEUG Conference, and the Puerto Rico Hospital Association Annual Meeting. In addition, Jeff was a contributor to the book The Healthcare Supply Chain: Best Practices for Operating at the Intersection of Cost, Quality, and Outcomes, which was released in 2018 by Nexera and Acurity.
He has served on Premier’s Strategic Advisory Committee, the Global Healthcare Exchange Product Council, the Coalition of Healthcare eStandards, the Federation of American Hospitals Exposition Advisory Committee, and the Healthcare Supply Chain Association Exposition Steering Committee in addition to various Premier technology committees. He has also served as an adjunct professor for Long Island University’s Master of Public Administration program.
Before joining the Greater New York Hospital Association family of businesses, 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.
Jeff earned his Bachelor of Arts from SUNY Albany and his Master of Public Administration from NYU Wagner.