Robert DeVol

Director, Healthcare Innovator's Collaborative

Bob is the Director for Premier’s Healthcare Innovators Collaborative, which supports a learning environment for a diverse group of manufacturers and suppliers.  Their goal is to remain current on healthcare reform, explore implications for manufacturers, and support manufacturers in their ability to adapt in a changing environment.

Bob has acquired a variety of experiences over 30 years in the healthcare manufacturing sector.    The majority of this time was in a market development role to introduce a number of first-in-class vaccines and medications in the U.S. market.    This work supported standardizing evidence-based practices for management of large populations.   By 2009, Bob shifted to the corporate level and re-designed commercial operations in preparation for federal healthcare reform.   Serving as a National Account Director from 2010 to 2012, Bob was responsible for deployment of a new business model into the healthcare market.   Later, Bob moved to a start-up venture using mobile healthcare technology to support consumer engagement.   Bob Joined Premier in 2013 to support the Healthcare Innovators Collaborative.

Bob holds a Bachelors of Science degree from Wright State University in Biology/Chemistry, and Master of Arts degree from The Ohio State University in Education.