May 03

The Lucro Brainpower: An Update On Our Project Spread

Company Update About Lucro Healthcare Vendors Healthcare Leaders Sales Process Thought Leaders Qualifying Questions Vendor Partners RFP Vendor Selection

Hi friends & followers!

We managed over 180 vendor selection projects on our platform in the the past year (Q1 2017- Q1 2018). Our projects ranged considerably - from Analytics to Virtual Reality (someone create a project that starts with Z!). Healthcare organizations were overwhelmingly looking for new ways to improve care, cut costs, and streamline operations. Here’s a breakdown of the categories of projects that appeared in Lucro over the last year and a half:

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Jan 11

The Lucro Brainpower: Our Healthcare Provider and Project Spread for 2017

Company Update About Lucro Healthcare Vendors Healthcare Leaders Sales Process Thought Leaders Qualifying Questions Vendor Partners RFP Vendor Selection

Hi, Denise here. My team is responsible for all of our provider and vendor engagement and Lucro project management. We’ve had a heck of a year at Lucro, and there are some incredible projects to highlight and reflect back on the 2017 trends.

If you’ve been following our story, we’ve been live for General Availability since February 2017 after launching at HIMSS. We have bright, innovative, hard working healthcare partners using Lucro today. They’ve helped us to build a product that allows for an end-to-end vendor selection - all from the your own chair online. If you’re like them and need help with a purchasing decision, sign up on our website to manage your own vendor selection in an easy 3-step process. 

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Dec 07

Lucro Company Update and 2017 Year in Review

Bruce Brandes Company Update About Lucro Healthcare Vendors General Availability Sales Purchasing Decisions Press Release HIMSS Healthcare Leaders Hospitals Decision Making Partnerships Health 2.0 Health:Further Sales Process Customers Thought Leaders healthcare innovation Lucro vendor community healthcare IT vendors Innovation System-ness Process Improvement Vendor Partners Vendor Selection AMA RFPs

As you likely experience every day, uncertainty and cost pressures in healthcare have created unprecedented challenges and opportunity for the industry.

How do healthcare executives, across a group of hospitals and physician practices, really understand the problems they face, get trusted input to find the right solutions, and ensure broad buy-in and support for accelerated implementation?

In a recent blog post, visionary healthcare innovator (and Lucro advisor), Molly Coye poses this industry challenge and describes Lucro as a new operating system to achieve “system-ness” in healthcare.”

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Jun 13

Lucro Joins with Health:Further as Technology Partner for Annual Healthcare Festival

Company Update About Lucro Healthcare Vendors Press Release Healthcare Leaders Hospitals Partnerships Health:Further healthcare innovation Vendor Partners conferences

(As released to the press originally on June 13, 2017)

Nashville, June 13, 2017, PR Web -

Digital healthcare purchasing platform Lucro to provide industry connections between healthcare vendors and purchasers for all Health:Further Festival attendees.

Health:Further, an open community of healthcare entrepreneurs and innovators, announced today that it has entered into a technology partnership with Lucro, a digital platform that helps healthcare organizations make better purchasing decisions, for its annual Health:Further Festival at the Music City Center in Nashville, TN on August 22 – 25, 2017.

The Health:Further Festival is an annual gathering which brings together over 2,000 of the brightest minds in healthcare innovation, including startup companies and health systems, focused on improving the industry and building a healthier, more sustainable future.

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Jun 02

Health 2.0 Partners with Lucro to Accelerate Buying Process by Connecting Market-Ready Companies with Healthcare Clients

Company Update About Lucro Press Release Partnerships Health 2.0

(As released to the press originally on May 31, 2017)

SAN FRANCISCO, May 31, 2017, Newswire -

After a successful pilot launch of MarketConnect at Health 2.0's 10th Annual Conference, Health 2.0 is announcing  MarketConnect Live , a live matchmaking event designed to accelerate the health tech buying and selling process at the 11th Annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference on October 1st - 4th, 2017 in Santa Clara, CA. This year, Health 2.0 is enhancing the product by teaming up with Lucro, a digital platform helping healthcare organizations make better purchasing decisions. Health 2.0 will co-market the program with Lucro and allow participants to access Lucro's digital platform to share their strategic initiatives and learn more about potential solutions in advance of the event. Read More
Feb 14

Lucro Launches General Availability of Digital Platform to Help Healthcare Organizations Accelerate Purchasing Decisions

Company Update About Lucro General Availability Press Release

(As released to the press originally on February 14, 2017)

Lucro’s solution is currently in use by leading healthcare innovators collectively operating nearly 1,000 hospitals.

NASHVILLE, TENN. – February 14, 2017  Lucro, a digital platform helping healthcare organizations make better purchasing decisions, today announced the general availability of its solution. Lucro was founded to help healthcare organizations quickly and easily find, compare and choose the right vendor partners—ultimately accelerating purchasing decisions that advance their top initiatives.

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Dec 19

Lucro - Year End Update & Invitation to Join Us!

Bruce Brandes Company Update

“When you first start off trying to solve a problem, the first solutions you come up with are very complex, and most people stop there. But if you keep going, and live with the problem and peel more layers of the onion off, you can sometimes arrive at some very elegant and simple solutions.” – Steve Jobs

Lucro was launched just over a year ago with a big idea and remarkable encouragement and engagement from many of healthcare’s most influential organizations and thought leaders.  Over the past several months, our team has been heads down on execution and delivery – having listened, learned, adapted, and focused our efforts to deliver a simple but compelling solution to enable innovation in healthcare.

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Jun 28

Lucro Company Update - Q2 2016

Bruce Brandes Company Update

Executive Summary

Over the past few months, Lucro has made great strides forward.  As I pause for a moment to reflect, I’ll highlight two core competencies which have given us clarity and confidence in our path ahead:

Listen: We have been remarkably fortunate to have engaged visionary advisors, influential healthcare organizations, creative vendors and experienced investors to illuminate a deep understanding industry challenges and opportunities.

Focus: Our vision to reinvent the connection between buyers and sellers of innovations for healthcare is broad, so we have refined our focus to ensure Lucro executes well in specific areas as a practical foundation from which to build.
I am pleased to share a summary with you what we have learned and how we are applying that knowledge to build a transformational company.  More detail is below.

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Mar 27

Lucro Company Update - Q1 2016

Bruce Brandes Company Update

Lucro has made great strides since our corporate launch last November at the Becker’s CEO Roundtable.  In particular, the partnership and industry influence of Lucro’s early adopters, advisors and investors has resulted in a functionally-rich solution and significant market momentum to accelerate innovation in healthcare.

Below is an overview of the recent progress we have made to establish and expand our platform, community, and company.

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