About Dr. Sugintas

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Dr. Nora Sugintas GPO Expert

A highly accomplished healthcare GPO business development executive, public speaker, and GPO Growth Advisor to C-level executives, Dr. Nora Sugintas has provided record breaking top line revenue growth, market expansion, and leadership to some of the world’s most respected medical capital equipment and healthcare information technology companies, including Abbott Laboratories, Pfizer, GE HealthCare, and Criticare Systems, Inc. Dr.Sugintas brings over 35 years experience in the healthcare sector, with extensive expertise in business development, strategic partnerships, high level contract negotiations, marketing, sales management, corporate training, and national aggregated healthcare provider GPO acquisition and growth strategies. Dr. Sugintas is nationally recognized for providing leadership in the development and implementation of National Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) Strategy to drive revenue growth for Acute Care Healthcare segments of multinational and emerging growth companies. Her biography has been published in multiple editions of Marquis “Who’s Who in Medicine and HealthCare”, Who’s Who in the World”, “Who’s Who in America”, “Who’s Who in Finance and Industry”, “Who’s Who in Business and Industry” and “Who’s Who Hall of Fame”, limited to 500 individuals worldwide. Dr. Sugintas has been honored with the prestigious Marquis “Albert Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award” as a leader in the field of Healthcare Business Development and Strategic Consulting in 2018, 2019, and 2020. Dr. Sugintas has been featured in the cover story of “Health Strategist”, a peer reviewed periodical likened to the Harvard Business Review.

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Dr. Nora Sugintas GPO Expert

A highly accomplished healthcare GPO business development executive, public speaker, and GPO Growth Advisor to C-level executives, Dr. Nora Sugintas has provided record breaking top line revenue growth, market expansion, and leadership to some of the world’s most respected medical capital equipment and healthcare information technology companies, including Abbott Laboratories, Pfizer, GE HealthCare, and Criticare Systems, Inc. Dr.Sugintas brings over 35 years experience in the healthcare sector, with extensive expertise in business development, strategic partnerships, high level contract negotiations, marketing, sales management, corporate training, and national aggregated healthcare provider GPO acquisition and growth strategies. Dr. Sugintas is nationally recognized for providing leadership in the development and implementation of National Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) Strategy to drive revenue growth for Acute Care Healthcare segments of multinational and emerging growth companies. Her biography has been published in multiple editions of Marquis “Who’s Who in Medicine and HealthCare”, Who’s Who in the World”, “Who’s Who in America”, “Who’s Who in Finance and Industry”, “Who’s Who in Business and Industry” and “Who’s Who Hall of Fame”, limited to 500 individuals worldwide. Dr. Sugintas has been honored with the prestigious Marquis “Albert Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award” as a leader in the field of Healthcare Business Development and Strategic Consulting in 2018, 2019, and 2020. Dr. Sugintas has been featured in the cover story of “Health Strategist”, a peer reviewed periodical likened to the Harvard Business Review.

In 2020

Dr. Sugintas was named “Top 100 Healthcare Leader” by IFAH (International Forum on Advancement in Healthcare). She is a member of ANAE (Association of National Account Executives) and ACHE (American College of Healthcare Executives).

Dr. Sugintas is a highly respected GPO industry veteran with over three decades of experience. She has successfully served in national leadership roles as VP of National Accounts-Healthcare Vertical, with full P&L responsibility for a diverse group of medical manufacturer, supplier and/or service companies from Fortune 500 companies to emerging growth start-ups. Dr. Sugintas has both the experience and expertise to provide the necessary insight, leadership, and guidance to navigate the complex GPO landscape.

Education

Dr. Sugintas earned a Bachelor Degree in Biological Sciences with High Honors and Highest Distinction from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Illinois in Urbana. Additionally, she completed MBA coursework at Wayne State University in Michigan.

Dr. Sugintas is an internationally sought after healthcare GPO Growth Advisor by both investment and private equity firms, and has advised clients in India, Germany and the United Kingdom.

Awards and Recognition

  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement for Healthcare Business Development and Strategic Consulting (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who (1995–1999, 2000, and 2005–2009)
  • Featured, Who’s Who Hall of Fame (limited to 500 individuals worldwide)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Finance and Business, Marquis Who’s Who (2004–2009)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Marquis Who’s Who (1996–2003)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (1997–1999, 2001–2004, 2006, and 2007–2009)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Marquis Who’s Who (1997–1998, 1999–2000, 2002–2003, 2004–2005, and 2006–2007)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who of American Women, Marquis Who’s Who (1993–2009)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the Midwest, Marquis Who’s Who (1994–2003)
  • Recipient, Louis Pasteur Award for Academic Excellence in the Biological Sciences and Independent Research, University of Illinois
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Marquis Who’s Who (1998–1999, 2000–2003)
  • Inductee, International Woman of the Year, International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England (1994–1996)
  • Featured Listee, International Who’s Who of Intellectuals (1995–1996, 1998–1999)
  • Inductee, International Platform Association (1996)
  • Named Top 100 Healthcare Leader by International Forum on Advancement in Healthcare(2020)

In recognition of her outstanding industry and professional achievements,
Dr. Sugintas has been selected for inclusion in numerous publications of Marquis
Who’s Who and is the recipient of many prestigious international awards,
including “Top 100 Healthcare Leader".