South Florida Hospital News
Tuesday June 18, 2019

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June 2019 - Volume 15 - Issue 12




University of Miami Health System welcomes Keith J. Murphy as new Vice President of Supply Chain Services

The University of Miami Health System is pleased to announce Keith J. Murphy as its new vice president of Supply Chain Services. 
In this newly created role, Mr. Murphy will support the goals of the University and UHealth by providing oversight of the supply chain of the health system, including the hospital-based and ambulatory facilities, and the UM Medical Group. 
“I look forward to enhancing supply chain capabilities to meet UHealth’s current and future needs,” said Murphy. 
With more than 30 years of experience in contract, inventory, and logistics management related positions, Mr. Murphy brings a wealth of experience to this position. He comes to the University of Miami from Yale New Haven Health System, where he was executive director of Corporate Supply Chain. In that position, he had responsibility for a non-labor spend of $1.2 billion in the acute and non-acute areas, and co-created and implemented strategic solutions that focused on the triple aim to reduce costs while improving quality and outcomes through the standardization/utilization of products and services.
“We are confident that adding Mr. Murphy to our leadership team will move us toward greater efficiencies and financial growth,” said Edward Abraham, M.D., Executive Vice President for Health Affairs and CEO of UHealth. 
Murphy joined the UHealth team on October 1. 
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