Gaia Farm picWith a vertically integrated, transparent operation, Gaia Herbs maintains its leadership position and reputation for strict quality standards.
By Staci Davidson, Managing Editor at Knighthouse Media

Consumer use of herbal medicine and supplements has been growing in the United States for nearly 15 years, with the market surpassing $7 billion in sales, according to the American Botanical Council. To some, use of herbs to treat different health conditions may seem like the latest trend, but herbs have been a normal part of medical practices in different areas of the world for thousands of years. As more U.S. consumers look to integrate herbs into their lives, Gaia Herbs wants to ensure they have the information they need to make the right decisions, as well as the product quality that sets standards for the industry.

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Dexcom picDexcom dominates its market with its continuous glucose monitoring products.
By Alan Dorich, Senior Editor for Knighthouse Publishing

Doctors need technology they can rely on when providing care to those with type 1 diabetes, and for nearly 20 years, Dexcom Inc. has met that need. “We are the leader in continuous glucose monitoring technology,” Senior Vice President of Operations Jeffrey Moy declares.

San Diego-based Dexcom provides continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system for patients and healthcare professionals in the management of diabetes. “Our latest generation product permitted for marketing by the FDA requires no fingersticks for patients to make decisions about their treatment,” he says.

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RCCH Healthcare picRCCH HealthCare Partners’ supply chain is preparing for growth. 

By Kat Zeman, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing 

A rapidly growing organization with pending acquisitions on the horizon, RCCH HealthCare Partners relies on its supply chain department to keep its well-oiled machine running. 

The Brentwood, Tenn.-based healthcare group operates 16 regional health systems in 12 states and has more than 14,000 employees and 2,000 affiliated physicians and mid-level providers. 

“We have acquired many independent and national chain facilities and all of them present a unique challenge in the integration of a common supply chain platform,” says Brian Hitchcock, vice president of material resource operations. “We have two potential acquisitions pending and we are continually looking to grow.”  

Motion Specialties picMotion Specialties’ supply chain is critical to the mobility product provider’s ability to modify products specifically to its customers’ needs.
By Jim Harris, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Media 

Motion Specialties’ supply chain and procurement operations have helped it grow to become Canada’s most technologically advanced home health care provider, with a store network of 35 locations in five provinces.

“Supply chain put us on the map and made us the largest company of our kind in terms of footprint and network,” Executive Vice President of Operations Dipesh Pattni says. “Our suppliers know we are not going to accept things status quo and that we’re on the leading edge when it comes to thought processes and strategies.”

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