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.
Beaumont Health is a not-for-profit organization formed by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare to provide high-quality, efficient, accessible services in a caring environment for southeastern Michigan residents and beyond. As one of Beaumont Health's eight hospitals, 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, a comprehensive care cancer center and an extensive medical education program---part of Michigan State University's Statewide Campus System. Annually, Botsford cares for about 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of approximately 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and 600 physicians.
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