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Ask Dr. Paxton

dr. Helene Paxton
Professor of Biosciences

Dr. Paxton has 40 plus years’ experience in medical devices and Infectious disease consulting. Member of APIC, SHEA, and ASM. Dr. Paxton specializes in studies for 510k submission and regulatory submissions, FDA liaison, design control and GMP and FDA inspection readiness. Extensive knowledge in disinfection and is an expert in Bio-Safety

Dr. Paxton provides online infection prevention training and ongoing updates from the CDC, CMS, SHEA, and APIC on the latest infection prevention strategies and policies.

Ask Barbara Strain

Barbara strain

Ms. Strain, is an independent healthcare value consultant specializing in new, emerging, and disruptive technology and established medical modalities. She spent more than 20 years as the Director of Value Management at the University of Virginia Health System. In her 40-year career, she focused on clinical laboratory operations, microbiology, disinfection, sterilization and infection control in provider hospital I organizations. She is a founding member and past president of the Association of Healthcare Value Analysis Professionals (AHVAP) and serves its Board Strategic Liaison.

Ask John Kautzer

John Kauter

John Kauter
Executive consultant Health systems supply chain/

Mr. Kautzer is an independent, supply chain executive consultant specializing in the design, development, and implementation of warehouse, distribution, and logistics solutions. Mr. Kautzer has managed labor costs, personnel productivity, inventory levels, data accuracy and stocking strategies. John’s experience includes leadership positions in Healthcare Sterile Processing, and GP0 and IDN contracting. As a Shareholder System Representative to the Parent GPO committees, John established actionable items, delivering multimillion dollar savings and new revenue streams. As the Principal of Profiles Consulting, LLC.