Botsford News Release
Farmington Hills, Mich. (June 22, 2010)---Karen Mead, FAHRMM, has joined the staff at Botsford Hospital as director of corporate purchasing, bringing with her an extensive knowledge of supply chain operations.
Mead, a resident of Troy, comes to Botsford after working more than 30 years at Beaumont Hospitals in various capacities. Most recently, she was Beaumont’s director of clinical implementation under the Broadlane/Beaumont outsourced arrangement.
She has achieved lifetime fellow status with the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management and serves this organization on a national basis as well as being past-president of its Michigan chapter.
Mead holds a bachelor’s degree in business leadership from Baker College.
Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330 bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center and a comprehensive care cancer center. Botsford Hospital is also home to an extensive medical education program and is part of Michigan State University's statewide campus system. Botsford Hospital each year cares for approximately 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and more than 600 physicians. A not-for-profit hospital, Botsford provided almost $10.5 million in community benefit during its 2011 fiscal year.
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