Guy Burgess, an associate of PECA, has over
twenty years experience as a healthcare professional in progressively responsible
materials management positions.
His specific accomplishments include:
- Instrumental in the creation of an infrastructure that will support a
lowest unit of measure/procedure based supply replenishment program. Currently designing
an organizational specific e-commerce platform in concert with a major distributor as well
as leading a Board of Directors initiative to reduce supply expense while increasing
customer satisfaction. Replaced the corporate Materials Management Information System in
order to maximize current and future procurement related electronic capabilities, within
budget and on schedule. Implemented a corporate wide automated replenishment system for
- As Manager of Materials Management for United Health Services
Hospitals, Inc. (Johnson City, New York), he was responsible for a hospital corporation
consisting of a 230-bed Regional Medical Center, 1 299-bed acute care hospital, a Senior
Living Center and 5 outlying Family Practice Clinics. Installed a centralized Materials
Management computer system. Implemented a telephone system that will reduce costs by
$7,800,000 over a ten-year period as well as stockless inventory programs for office
supplies and printed forms. He was a member of a County Task Force that developed methods
to consolidate municipal purchasing activities and co-chaired a Recycling Task Force that
implemented a corporate-wide Recycling Program.
- Responsible for providing materials management consulting services
for Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, New York, a 725-bed teaching hospital. Installed
a computerized Materials Management Information System for inventory and centralized a
fragmented purchasing system. Implemented an Inservice Education Program for 160 employees
as well as a Form Management Program. In addition, he instituted a Materials Management
- Effected annualized savings in excess of $100,000 through purchasing,
printing and mailing controls for the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, New York. He
implemented a computerized Property Management System utilizing bar code scanning and
modernized the Print Shop from Copy Center to a Copy Center plus Off-set Printing. Mr.
Burgess implemented a courier Service for the support of area physicians offices. He
also automated the Operating Room inventory.
- Reorganized the Purchasing function for Saint Josephs Hospital,
Philadelphia, PA, resulting in a $125,000 annualized savings. Realigned the Cart Exchange
System to adapt to a Patient Charge System.
- Controlled an annual equipment budget exceeding $3 million for Martin
Army Community Hospital, Fort Benning, Georgia. Effected an initial $400,000 savings
through the identification of unused equipment. Managed an automated Property Accounting
System containing 114 accounts valued at $95 million. Developed a Bar Code Scanning System
for Accountability of 14,000 pieces of equipment and implemented a 60 cart Linen
Distribution System as well as initiated nine major architectural projects with a $6.5
- Responsible for Medical Supply Support for a population of 20,000
personnel and for the maintenance of all division medical equipment. Prepared and
maintained medical deployment and resupply packages in support of worldwide missions for
the 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
Mr. Burgess is a Certified Senior of the American
Society for Healthcare Materials Management and a past chairperson of the Voluntary
Hospitals of America Upstate New York Materials Management Committee. He was Committee
Chairman and Den Leader for the Boy Scouts of America. He also received an Army
He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from
Michigan State University.