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Senior Vice President and Chief Expense Officer
Northwell Health

As senior vice president and chief expense officer, Donna Drummond collaborates with Northwell Health’s clinical and administrative leadership to identify opportunities to become more efficient, leveraging her expertise in expense management and analytics to reduce waste and unwarranted variation, and eliminate excess cost. She also works to improve clinical standardization.

Ms. Drummond oversees the Vivo Health pharmacies, as well as the health system’s central sterile facility in Bethpage, the Northwell Health Alliance group purchasing organization and Central Biomed.

Previously, she served as the health system’s chief administrative officer and chief procurement officer.

A certified public accountant, Ms. Drummond joined Northwell Health in 2002 as vice president, material support services. In that role, she established a financial reporting and analysis team to execute a proactive procurement strategy of continuous improvement and increased support. In addition, in managing accounts payable, she implemented processes to enhance the monitoring and reduction of expenses.

Ms. Drummond was associate executive director of nonclinical services at Northwell’s tertiary campuses. She then served as the health system’s vice president of value analysis during which time she led a supply expense management project which saved the health system more than $100 million in supply-related expenses.

Before coming to Northwell, Ms. Drummond held a number of positions with J.P. Morgan & Co., Inc. where she worked for 15 years. Prior to that, she was employed by Deloitte, Haskins & Sells.

Ms. Drummond holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from St. John’s University.

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