aptitude, LLC Awarded Most Advanced of the Year by Innovation Enterprises for Technology Used to Bring Clarity to Healthcare Supply Chain

IRVING, Texas, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- aptitude LLC, healthcare's direct contracting market, was named the Most Advanced of the Year by Innovation Enterprise at its recent S&OP Innovation Awards ceremony in Boston.

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According to Innovation Enterprise, "aptitude was chosen for the 2013 Most Advanced in S&OP as a result of the technology they use to bring clarity to the complexity of the healthcare supply chain. They were judged based on the ability of their platform to reduce costs and time spent on contracting in the industry.  There was also recognition of the innovation that aptitude introduces and how far it has come along is such a short period of time, which was key."

Said aptitude General Manager Troy Kirchenbauer, "We are honored to be recognized by our fellow supply chain professionals, especially at a time when innovation is fast becoming an imperative for the healthcare industry." 

The 5th annual S&OP Innovation Summit provided a platform for leading professionals to discuss, engage and question the processes that are fundamental for operational planning and an efficient supply chain.  The winners of the S&OP Innovation Awards, Boston 2013 were:   

2013 Best End to End Customer Solutions of the Year Award- Steelwedge
2013 Supply Chain Sustainability of the Year Award – Philosophy
2013 Best Newcomer of the Year Award – Halliburton
2013 Most Advanced of the Year – aptitude

About aptitude:
As healthcare's direct contracting market, aptitude LLC is meeting the evolving demands of today's healthcare organizations.  Hospitals and suppliers are intrigued by how aptitude re-imagines the contracting model and provides the driving force for a more logical market in which both parties can achieve mutually beneficial, committed purchasing relationships for a better value proposition for both. 

About Innovation Enterprise:
Innovation Enterprise is an independent business-to-business multi-channel media brand focused on the information needs of Senior Big Data, Strategy, Advanced Analytics, Digital, Finance, Operations, Publishing & Decision Support executives.

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