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The Inside Scoop on the US Healthcare System with Chas Sanders of MARGIN

Innovation with Mark Peter Davis

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On this week’s episode I chat with the Founder and CEO of MARGIN, Chas Sanders. MARGIN is a tech-enabled procurement solution that helps Ambulatory Medical Centers purchase the equipment they need to operate. Apparently, before MARGIN supplies were purchased via phone calls and fax machines. MARGIN has not only put that process on the Internet, but they have also helped doctors to reduce their spend by 15-20%. That’s big bucks - in many cases that’s hundreds of thousands of dollars per office.  Chas is a veteran of the healthcare industry. He’s been an executive at Zimmer Biomet, DaVita and others. After that he stepped out of the  industry to launch MARGIN. In addition to hearing about his company and lessons learned as a founder, what’s great about this conversation is hearing a sophisticated business person provide insights into why the healthcare industry is dysfunctional. And low and behold, one of the reasons is that it’s managed in a similar way to the government of communist Russia. Enjoy. Show Links: Follow us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chassanders (/chassanders), https://www.linkedin.com/in/markpeterdavis/ (/markpeterdavis) Guest Links: https://www.margin.care/ (MARGIN) Mentioned Media/Organizations: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vinod-dasa-md-3969984a/ (Vinod Dasa): https://doc.social/dashboard/ (Doc Social), https://www.linkedin.com/in/aaron-fritts-md-1a810b10/ (Aaron Fritts): https://www.backtable.com/ (BackTable) Books: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/113934.The_Goal#:~:text=Goldratt%2C%20Jeff%20Cox&text=Written%20in%20a%20fast%2Dpaced,is%20rapidly%20heading%20for%20disaster. (The Goal by Eliyahu M. Goldratt, Jeff Cox) Podcast Links: http://mpd.me (Website), https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCua7T3uyg6IQeSbYyNKT_Iw (YouTube), https://twitter.com/mpd (Twitter), https://www.facebook.com/innovationwithmpd (Facebook), https://www.linkedin.com/company/innovationwithmpd (LinkedIn) **** MARGIN is an Interplay Incubator portfolio company.

1h 4m 48s  ·  Apr 7, 2022

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