Smart Moves. Winning Strategies.

Making the right moves at the right time makes all the difference between mediocrity and success.  Joe Paduda’s well-deserved reputation for keen insight and deep knowledge gives him unparalleled access to the industry’s key executives and decision makers.  Health Strategy Associates delivers timely and actionable advice to help clients build their brands, enter new markets, differentiate their services, increase sales, and make wise acquisitions. We bring an unbiased, open approach to the challenges and opportunities facing your company and draw on years of experience, continuous industry analysis and a keen understanding of economic drivers to help you make the right moves. Contact Joe Paduda to explore a consulting engagement.


Strategic Planning

  • Competitive Analysis
  • Market Share Evaluation
  • Research & Benchmarking


Operational Improvements

  • Performance assessment
  • Vendor Evaluation and Selection
  • Process Analysis and Recommendations
  • Feasibility Studies


Sales & Marketing

  • Product/Service Development
  • Positioning and Messaging
  • Coaching and Professional Development
  • Goal-Setting


Investor Guidance

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Due Diligence
  • Market sizing
  • Assessment services



A sought-after media source, Joe constantly monitors the healthcare landscape and calls on exceptional analytical skills and 30 years of experience to deliver a fresh perspective.

Andover Pharmacy under investigation for opioid dispensing

Joe Paduda provided insight into the Injured Worker Pharmacy (IWP) business model for Boston Globe Reporter Felice Freyer’s article: Andover … Continue reading Andover Pharmacy under investigation for opioid dispensing



Conducting surveys on important industry issues helps detect trends and discover solutions.

The 2023 Survey of Workers’ Compensation Bill Review.

H S A’s 4th survey on the topic sought payers’ opinions and perceptions about bill review in workers’ comp, paying … Continue reading The 2023 Survey of Workers’ Compensation Bill Review.



A gifted speaker, popular at major conferences and corporate meetings, Joe Paduda is adept at converting complex issues into manageable knowledge that audiences can immediately apply. To schedule Joe, contact Helen King Patterson,, 813-690-4787.

Joe Paduda To Speak at LWCC’s OMNET Forum

Joe Paduda is speaking twice during LWCC’s 2023 OMNET® Forum for Medical Providers.  On Friday, Jan. 27, starting at 8:15 … Continue reading Joe Paduda To Speak at LWCC’s OMNET Forum features Joe’s thoughts, opinion – and often — breaking news.  Subscribe here.


Good news Friday…Springsteen.

Joe Paduda

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band have long been a favorite…last night I got to see them perform – and wow did they perform – at the JMA Dome in Syracuse. The energy this 74 year old rocker has … Continue reading Good news Friday…Springsteen.


Good news Friday – protecting workers and an improving economy

Joe Paduda

Lots of good stuff to start your weekend… First a California Senate Committee passed a bill to protect workers from heat-related injuries. SB1299 establishes a presumption that: a heat-related injury that develops within a specified timeframe after working outdoors for an … Continue reading Good news Friday – protecting workers and an improving economy


What’s driving inflation?

Joe Paduda

There’s increasing evidence that higher corporate profits are driving inflation. From the Hill: Adjusted profits after taxes hit a record high of $2.8 trillion, beating the record of $2.7 trillion in the third quarter of 2022. Profits increased 3.9 percent … Continue reading What’s driving inflation?