Success Stories from HSDA Members

Timothy MartinCHRISTUS Health was featured in a new report by HPOE

Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence (HPOE) featured the Supplier Diversity Program at CHRISTUS Health in a report titled, "Increasing Supplier Diversity in Health Care".

Photo Left: Timothy Martin. Manager, Supplier Diversity. Supply Chain Management, Contracting and Resource Utilization at CHRISTUS Health

Kevin PriceCongratulations to Kevin Price

Kevin Price, Supplier Diversity & Performance Director at Novant Health, has been selected for Diversity MBA's list of Top 100 under 50 Diverse Executive Leaders list for 2015. Look for Kevin in the September issue of Diversity MBA Magazine. It is scheduled to be distributed to more than 1,850,000 readers in print and online. He will be featured along with 99 other talented professionals who have made a tremendous impact on leadership in their companies and communities.

Mac Medical in ChicagoMAC Medical Supply Co Inc   | Vernacare Inc

MAC Medical Supply Co Inc (Chicago, IL) and Vernacare Inc (CS) signed a strategic partnership whereby MAC Medical will assume the sales, marketing, and distribution of Vernacare's line of products exclusively in the U.S. market. For more information visit and


View under the microscopeKingchem | Johnson & Johnson | McKesson

Vital Link in Supplying Unusual Ingredient for Oncology Drug
The husband -and-wife team of Stephen Wang, CEO of Kingchem LLC, and CO O Lillian Wu – whose backgrounds are in chemical engineering – started the minority-owned/certified manufacturing and distribution company in 1994 after emigrating from China and becoming U.S. citizens. Today, this diverse supplier to Johnson & Johnson has 400 employees, including staff based in Allendale, New Jersey. Click here to download the full story (PDF).

Bihler of America Brings Supplier Diversity and Innovative Skill to its Customer Network

What's better than finding a needle in a haystack? Finding a diverse supplier that designs, innovates and efficiently manufactures surgical suture needles for Ethicon Inc. - a Johnson & Johnson company - and its customers. Click here for the full article (PDF).

Owens & Minor Hosted Symposium

Owens & Minor Symposium Encourages Health Care Industry to Increase Use of Women- and Minority- Owned Suppliers
By Katie O''Rourke
Richmond/Tri-Cities M.D. News

Strengthening New Jersey’s Economy Johnson & Johnson Embraces Economic Diversity

On July 7, 2011, the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey, Inc. (AACCNJ) launched its $50 Million Dollar challenge.  The primary focus of the initiative is to connect African American-owned (AA) businesses to corporations in New Jersey to increase job opportunities and create strategic partnerships. Click here for the full article (PDF).

Premiere -- Print Media

The big value of small business: Print Media, Inc. (PDF)

Thompson Hospitality Aligns with Customers Seeking Supplier Diversity, Job Creation and Corporate Responsibility

Thompson Hospitality is a shining example of a diverse strategic supplier  to DePuy Orthopaedics, OrthoDiagnostics and many other U.S.-based Johnson & Johnson operating companies.  As the largest minority-owned food service company in the United States, it supports supplier diversity and job creation through its many locations across the country. Click here for the full article (PDF).

Premiere -- Private Eyes, Inc.

Woman owned business uncovers opportunity - Private Eyes Inc. (.pdf)