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Miga Solutions

Helping hospitals save money with a system to analyze and implement more cost-effective medical equipment spending decisions.

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Healthcare Services
  • Location Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2004
  • Website migasolutions.com

Company Summary

Miga Solutions helps hospitals lower medical equipment costs. Miga’s Equipment Value Management System (EVMS) provides proprietary market data, specialized software and marketplace services that help hospitals analyze and implement more cost-effective medical equipment spending decisions. EVMS is self funding and pays for itself out of the estimated $9 billion that hospitals can save each year from the $73B they spend on medical equipment.

Team

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    Peter Robson
    CEO & Founder

    20+ years experience in technology, database marketing and ecommerce. Senior leadership roles with early stage technology companies eTour (CEO, sold to Ask Jeeves) and VerticalOne (SVP, sold to S1). Prior companies: Harte-Hanks (database marketing and CRM), MacKenzie Marketing (marketing), Dayton Hudson (retail). B.A. Middlebury College; MBA Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University (411 characters)

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    Alan R. Dakay
    President & COO

    25+ years experience in healthcare, consumer packaged goods and financial services. P&L business unit management including CEO of $780 million revenue consumer lending business for Citibank. Prior companies: carol.com (health-care start-up), American Express, General Mills, Procter & Gamble, Park Nicollet Health Services. BS La Salle University, Philippines; MBA Harvard Business School.

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    Chuck Kushell
    Chief Marketing Officer

    25+ years of management experience in B2B and B2C categories with significant experience gained at IBM, Ogilvy & Mather, Medtronic, Harvard Community Health Systems and several BC/BS organizations. Extensive and successful track record of launching and capitalizing technology-based start-ups. BA Arizona State University.

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    John Burchard
    Advisory Board

    CIO, Peapod. E-commerce veteran. Chief Information Officer at Peapod, the leading US online grocery delivery company. Previously an executive at AOL, where he helped launch AOL’s first business services division. Also worked at IDX, a medical software company that was sold to GE. BA Middlebury College. MBA Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

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    Guy Jackson
    Advisory Board

    Former partner with Ernst & Young and retired after 35 years of delivering audit and accounting services to leading public companies. He has extensive healthcare and medical device industry experience and currently serves as a director for a number of publicly traded medical device and healthcare related businesses. BS Penn State. MBA Harvard Business School.

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    Greg Maddrey
    Advisory Board

    Principal with Chartis Group, a healthcare strategy consulting firm. Previously, President and CEO of Aveta Health Illinois, a Medicare Advantage health plan for seniors. Has held executive positions with a number of health insurance companies including United Health Group. Healthcare consulting to US hospitals on supply chain issues. BS Tulane University. MBA Georgetown University. MPH Columbia University.

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    Dr. Chip Truwit
    Advisory Board

    Chief of Radiology at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis and Professor of Neuroradiology at the University of Minnesota. Holds a number of patents in the medical device industry and successfully founded an innovative medical device company that was acquired by Medtronic. BS Georgetown University. MD Georgetown Medical School.

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    Peter Walsh
    Advisory Board

    Deputy General Counsel for United Health Group, responsible for all litigation. Previously was a federal prosecutor in the US Department of Justice. and worked as a litigator with a national firm, practicing securities litigation. Has advised a number of public and private firms on a range of strategic matters. Brings valuable experience, expertise and contacts to Miga. BA Middlebury College. JD Harvard Law School