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Optimizing Medical Purchasing with ​​Luká Yancopoulos

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This episode’s Community Champion Sponsor is Catalyst. To virtually tour Catalyst and claim your space on campus, or host an upcoming event: CLICK HERE --- Episode Overview:  During this episode, we connect with Luka Yancopoulos, CEO of Grapevine Technologies, pioneering supply chain automation to revolutionize healthcare purchasing.  Driven by firsthand experiences amid COVID-19 shortages, Luka is committed to reinventing antiquated distribution models. While together, Luka shares how Grapevine unites all vendors onto one platform to optimize savings for independent practices.  Additionally, Luka unpacks building seamless operations that let clinicians focus on medicine rather than supply logistics.  We also discuss the future of disintermediation to reduce healthcare costs by streamlining redundant middlemen markups.  Join us as Luka advocates for putting service over profits to increase healthcare accessibility and how Grapevine equips providers with resilient, efficient supply chains. Let’s go!  Episode Highlights: Luka brings supply chain expertise to transform healthcare purchasing.Grapevine unites vendors onto one platform to optimize savings.The goal is seamless supply operations so clinicians can focus on medicine.Luka sees massive cost reductions from cutting redundant middlemen.He exemplifies commitment to increasing healthcare accessibility. About our Guest:  Luka Yancopoulos is the dynamic CEO of Grapevine Technologies and a rising force in the healthcare industry. As a distinguished VIPER student at UPenn, Luka's impactful academic journey has equipped him with invaluable knowledge. With six years of research and professional experience under his belt, including groundbreaking nanopore bioanalytic research and collaboration with esteemed institutions like CHOP, Luka's passion for improving healthcare logistics became evident. Inspired by the challenges he witnessed firsthand, Luka fearlessly founded Pandemic Relief Supply (PRS) in April 2020, spearheading the delivery of over $20M in critical supplies, including generous donations to the AFYA Foundation. Now, with the founding of Grapevine in June 2021, Luka's unwavering commitment to revolutionizing the healthcare supply chain shines bright. Stay tuned as he leads Grapevine on a transformative journey to redefine the industry. Links Supporting This Episode: Grapevine Technologies Website: CLICK HERELuká Yancopoulos LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREGrapevine Technologies LinkedIn page: CLICK HERE Mike Biselli LinkedIn page: CLICK HEREMike Biselli Twitter page: CLICK HEREVisit our website: CLICK HERESubscribe to newsletter: CLICK HEREGuest nomination form: CLICK HERE

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