Accomplished executive leader in Healthcare Supply Chain and Business Development joins the growing infusion company.
COLUMBIA, S.C. – September 25, 2020 – Palmetto Infusion is thrilled to announce that Brian Scott has joined the team as VP of Procurement and Trade Relations. In this role, he will be responsible for the critical task of contract negotiation, and for further strengthening relationships with manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers of drugs and medical supplies.
With an impressive track record in the infusion industry, Brian spent the last twenty years of his career at Denver, CO-based Option Health Care (formerly Bioscrip, Inc). Most recently, he occupied the post of VP, Supply Chain, overseeing the purchasing contract and supply chain integration of Bioscrip into the recently merged Option Care Health entity. Before this promotion, he served as Director, Supply Chain to guide the company’s supply chain function, rapidly establishing a service-based purchasing and inventory management model for more than 50 pharmacy and business locations. Brian earned his MBA at Franklin University in Columbus, OH.
Of his hire, CFO Anne Rivenbark shares, “We are excited to add Brian’s expertise and experience to the Palmetto Infusion team. Brian truly understands the industry and has strong relationships in the field. And, as far as our company culture is concerned, he’s a perfect fit. Brian will continue to develop our approach to customer service and patient-centered care, aiding in our long-term success.”
Brian and his family will relocate from Colorado to South Carolina, where he will work alongside the Palmetto Infusion team in their Columbia headquarters. Brian states, “I deeply respect Palmetto Infusion’s complete devotion to infusion therapy in the clinic setting–and their dedication to serving local and regional patient and provider communities. Their ability to adapt to and embrace the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, while exceeding the expectations of patients and providers on a continuous basis, demonstrates their organizational leadership alignment, clinical discipline, and keen awareness of patient care priorities that embodies the company’s mission. As the newest member of the leadership team, I’m honored to contribute to the ‘Palmetto Experience’ and to the wellness of the patients we serve.”
About Palmetto Infusion:
Since its founding in 1999, Palmetto Infusion has established a reputation for providing excellent care and services to both home infusion and ambulatory clinic patients, providing safe, convenient, and affordable treatment options for patients living with chronic and acute diseases. With a well-established home infusion business and more than 20 AIC clinics across the Carolinas and Georgia, Palmetto Infusion is the trusted provider for infusion services in the Southeast.