Suzanne Smith, BSN, RN

Suzanne Smith, BSN, RN, is a solution advisor at GHX Lumere, where she supports clients with redesigning value analysis programs and improving physician engagement.



  • 35 years experience as a Registered Nurse
  • Active member of the Association of Healthcare Value Analysis Professionals (AHVAP)
  • Served native villages in Alaska as a Public Health Nurse


Professional experience

Smith, a registered nurse with over three decades of experience and a value analysis professional since 2005, has held various clinical and value analysis positions. For 13 years, she worked in supply chain at MaineHealth, the largest healthcare organization in Maine, most recently as Director of Value Analysis.

During her tenure, Smith successfully developed a clinically-oriented value analysis program and provided regional support to her colleagues. Under her leadership, MaineHealth received accolades and awards for program excellence from suppliers and GPOs.

Prior to joining GHX, she spent one year (and returns each year for a month) on the North Slope of Alaska working as a Public Health Nurse serving native villages.


Areas of expertise

Nursing, value analysis, healthcare management, data analysis, healthcare IT, strategic planning, process improvement, clinical integration



  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Northeastern University (1988)


Professional memberships

  • Member, Association of Healthcare Value Analysis Professionals (AHVAP)


Presentations & Conferences