Mary E. Potter, RN, BS, CVAHP
Independent Value Analysis Consultant
1151 Circle Drive
Union City, TN 38261
A member of AHVAP since 2003, Mary's a Past President, and has served as a Conference Co-Chair and Newsletter Editor for several years. She currently serve as AHVAP Secretary.
Professional Background: Graduate of St Francis Hospital School of Nursing, Trenton, NJ. BS in Health Arts from St Francis University in 1993. Worked as a staff nurse and a Nurse Manager at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa in Med/Surg and Cardiac Telemetry for 19 years. Project leader for design and implementation of Phamis Lastword/IDX/CareCast electronic Nursing Assessments for 5 years. Materials Manager for Central Iowa Health System for 2 years. Director of Logistics for Allen Hospital in Waterloo, IA for 3 years. Director of Clinical Value Analysis and Pharmacy Contracting at UnityPoint Health in Des Moines for 13 1/2 years before retiring in April, 2016. Currently working as a Healthcare Value Analysis Consultant.
Professional Memberships: Past member of ANA, past member of AHRMM. Member of AHVAP for 13 years serving as President in 2015, currently serving as Secretary, a member of the Education Committee, Marketing Committee, Newsletter Editor and have served on the Conference Planning Committee for the past 9 years.
Publications and Presentations: Presentations on Value Analysis at the World Congress, the IDN Summit, and AHVAP in 2012 and 2017. Previously served on the Editorial Board for Bard Value Analysis and Standardization Newsletter. Most recently, webinar co-presenter on Value Analysis for Professional Women in Healthcare and at co-presenter at the Textile Rental Services Association Annual Conference.