Our company is built on the idea that better physician preference item (implants chosen by surgeons in the areas of orthopedics, spine and cardio or “PPI”) spend management requires a better way to build partnerships between administration and surgeons. We created Kermit, an analytics platform that does just that, with a team that draws on its deep understanding and experience in the medical device industry where it counts; clinical expertise, supply chain management, procurement, cost control and the appreciation for the intricate worlds of the surgeon, hospital administration and suppliers. Formed in 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland, we’ve implemented Kermit within hospitals across the country who now use a collaborative approach and our evidence-based framework to bring control of PPI spend back where it belongs. Our clients save an average of 30% of total annual spend. We are paid out of verified savings, so there is no budgeting and no risk.