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HMC Appoints William Sullivan Director of Materials Management

HOLYOKE — Holyoke Medical Center announced that William Sullivan of West Springfield has joined the hospital as director of Materials Management. In this role, Sullivan will lead the Materials Management Department’s purchasing, distribution, and linen teams in the sourcing of medical equipment and supplies, with the ultimate goal of delivering exceptional patient care.

“Bill is a tremendous addition to the HMC community,” said Spiros Hatiras, president and CEO, Holyoke Medical Center and Valley Health Systems Inc. “He is deeply committed to transforming the delivery and financing of products, which contribute greatly to our efforts in providing a high-quality, affordable, and patient-centered system of care in the Pioneer Valley.”

Of his appointment, Sullivan said, “I am honored to join HMC, which goes the extra mile to continually improve the patient experience by making investments in community-based healthcare services. I look forward to collaborating with HMC’s award-winning team of healthcare professionals to develop strategies that lead to even better patient outcomes.”

In previous roles, Sullivan has successfully identified cost-saving opportunities and streamlined logistics to improve the flow of products through supply chain. As a senior purchasing agent at Baystate Health in Holyoke, he helped bolster patient care through the enhancement of cost savings opportunities for medical and surgical products. Sullivan earned his bachelor of Business Administration degree from Westfield State College in 2001.

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