OC Reilly Supports Meridian Health Foundation Event
(Nov. 18, 2017)–OC Reilly served as a corporate sponsor for this year’s “Gala at Ellis Island,” an event that raised funds to support Giving Heals — a comprehensive campaign of the Meridian Health Foundation that supports clinical care and enhanced patient experience at a series of New Jersey-based hospitals, including Building HOPE in Cancer Care. “Our firm provides a critical service that enables health care professionals to do their jobs with greater security and confidence,” said Bill O’Connor, OC Reilly President and CEO. “This event offers us the opportunity to support such groups in another important way.”
Rick Chew Honors Family Member Through Walk to End Alzheimer’s
(Oct. 26, 2017)–Rick Chew, Business Analyst with OC Reilly, will be participating along with Presbyterian SeniorCare in the “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” on Nov. 4 in Pittsburgh, dedicating the effort to his mother, who suffered from the disease for many years. “I’m leading the way to Alzheimer’s first survivor by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s,” he said. “Currently, more than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s and that number is expected to grow to as many as 16 million by 2050. Our future is at risk unless we can find a way to change the course of this disease.” To support Rick with a donation, please click here.
OC Reilly Continues Successful Internship Program with Duquesne University
(Oct. 9, 2017)–For the past several years, OC Reilly has enjoyed a very productive and successful alliance with the Donahue School of Business at Duquesne University, whereby talented business students work with the company as semester interns. The program has yielded valuable assistance to OC Reilly professionals, important service interactions with customers, and an irreplaceable learning experience for the students. “The young people from Duquesne who have interned with us over the years have been very impressive,” said Bill O’Connor, OC Reilly president and CEO. “In fact, one of our prior interns, Andrew Sawicki, did such a fine job that we hired him full-time following his graduation last May.”
OC Reilly Platinum sponsor of HCWP Conference on Regional Health Care Policy
(Oct. 6, 2017)–The Healthcare Council of Western Pennsylvania conducted an in-depth day-long program, featuring national experts in many disciplines, delving into health care policy and its impact on older adults in the region. OC Reilly supported the conference, titled, “Strategies and Solutions: Impact of Policy on Care Across the Continuum,” at the Platinum, or highest, level. The event was the first of a four-part community-wide educational program and interactive conversation about models, policies, and proposed funding related to long-term health care. “The issue of funding long-term health care has been attracting attention for years, and that trend promises to continue,” said Bill O’Connor, OC Reilly president and CEO. “We are proud to help HCWP in its efforts to enhance the dialogue around comprehensive health care, for the betterment of all.”
OC Reilly Participates in JDRF Walk
(Sept. 23, 2017)–OC Reilly continued its ongoing support of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, by fielding a team to participate in the annual “JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes,” held recently in Pittsburgh’s Schenley Park, as well as making a donation to the cause. The company is proud to contribute to JDRF as it continues its research and innovative efforts to treat and eradicate this serious disease, supported by the significant involvement of a major regional health care system.
CWNCHS Scramble Includes OC Reilly Golfers, Contribution
(August 21, 2017)–A Shotgun Four-Person “Trojan Open” Scramble golf outing, held today at Butler Country Club in support of Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School, had support at the “Eagle” level from OC Reilly. The annual event funds scholarships and academic programs at the parochial school. “With a personal history at North Catholic, including that of my children, it’s always a treat to participate in events that help ensure that future generations get the same quality education that we did,” said OC Reilly President and CEO Bill O’Connor.
Glimmer of Hope Foundation Receives Support from OC Reilly
(August 18, 2017)—OC Reilly sponsored a foursome and participated in the Dimond Family Golf Outing in support of the Glimmer of Hope Foundation, which assists in providing breast cancer research for pre-menopausal women. The proceeds from this event will be used to focus more national attention on the alarming fact that the incidence of breast cancer in women under 40 is actually increasing. “OC Reilly is long-standing supporter of this cause, and we’re happy to help in the fight against breast cancer,” said Bill O’Connor, OC Reilly president and CEO.
OC Reilly Team Members Attend AHRMM Conference
(July 24, 2017)–Members of the OC Reilly team attended the Association Healthcare Resource and Materials Management (AHRMM) Conference in Washington D.C. from July 24-25, 2017, to network and engage with other healthcare supply chain professionals.
Mercyhurst Kickoff Classic Backed by OC Reilly
(July 21, 2017)–The annual Kickoff Classic Golf Outing and Dinner, which serves as the primary fund raising event of Mercyhurst University’s football program, received major support from OC Reilly, which served as a primary sponsor. “We have many friends in the Erie region, and we certainly count Mercyhurst among them,” said Bill O’Connor, OC Reilly president and CEO. “We’re happy to provide this support to the university’s proud football tradition, which also serves as an important regional economic engine.”
OC Reilly Provides Support to Medical Association Mission to Philippines
(June 30, 2017)–OC Reilly again this year has provided financial support to the UERM Medical Alumni Association of America’s charity fund. This program generates funds needed to conduct medical missions in various regions of the Philippines affected by pervasive poverty and the devastating effects of typhoons. “We enjoy so many blessings, that it’s imperative to remember and do what we can to help those who struggle and suffer,” said OC Reilly President and CEO Bill O’Connor. “Some of our most valued medical-related customers are from the Philippines, so this program takes on an even more meaningful importance for our group.”
OC Reilly Participates in 2017 Presbyterian SeniorCare Golf Outing at Oakmont
(May 1, 2017)–The legendary course at Oakmont Country Club, site of last year’s U.S. Open, played host to members of the OC Reilly team and many other supporters of the 22nd annual Presbyterian SeniorCare Golf Outing. Proceeds from the event benefit the SeniorCARE Fund, which assists residents of the facility who no longer have adequate resources to pay for their care. “Presbyterian SeniorCare has provided this kind of compassionate care for seniors for going on nine decades, and we’re honored to be able to support this admirable mission,” said OC Reilly President and CEO Bill O’Connor.
Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School Event Receives OC Reilly Support
(April 22, 2017)– OC Reilly recently participated as a Corporate Sponsor of the “Dancing with the Celebrities of Pittsburgh Gala” event, to raise funds in support of Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School. Funds raised through the annual spring event benefit the school and its students in fulfilling its ongoing mission to deliver the highest quality of education in a caring and challenging community of learning. “We believe in the work that’s done at CWNC, and OC Reilly is pleased to once again provide this support at the Corporate Sponsor level,” said company President and CEO Bill O’Connor.
OC Reilly Serves as Major Sponsor of Presbyterian Senior Care Celebration
(Nov. 5, 2016)– To mark the 25th anniversary of Woodside Place, one of the nation’s first personal care residences for older adults living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, Presbyterian Senior Care held a special celebration event dubbed the “Silver Factory Experience.” OC Reilly, a longtime supporter and partner with PSC, participated in the event as a Platinum Sponsor. “We are honored to take part in this worthy event that supports efforts to create special moments of enrichment and connection to these patients and the people who love them,” said OC Reilly President and CEO Bill O’Connor.
OC Reilly Supports St. Alphonsus Parish Event
(June 21, 2016)– As a Gold Sponsor of the St. Alphonsus 2016 Golf Classic, members of the OC Reilly team participated in a day on the links in support of this vibrant parish and school serving thousands of worshippers and their families across the North Hills of Pittsburgh. “It’s an honor to support this worthy cause,” said OC Reilly President and CEO Bill O’Connor.
OC Reilly Takes Part in Walk to Cure Arthritis
(June 4, 2016)–Leaders from OC Reilly took part in the 2016 “Walk to Cure Arthritis,” sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation. The event, which raised more than $121,000 to find a cure and provide support services to those suffering from arthritis, included thousands of supporters from the greater Pittsburgh area. “As part of our mission to help make healthcare as strong as possible across our community, we’re proud to take part in this annual fund-raising event,” said OC Reilly President and CEO Bill O’Connor.
OC Reilly Participates in 21st Presbyterian SeniorCare Golf Outing at Oakmont
(May 3, 2016)–Just weeks before the U.S. Open takes the stage, members of the OC Reilly team played the course at Oakmont in support of the 21st annual Presbyterian SeniorCare Golf Outing, with proceeds benefiting the SeniorCARE Fund, assisting residents of the facility who no longer have adequate resources to pay for their care. Presbyterian SeniorCare has provided benevolent care for seniors for nearly 90 years, and we’re honored to be able to support this important mission,” said OC Reilly President and CEO Bill O’Connor.
OC Reilly Provides Support to Annual ‘Open Your Heart’ Event
(Feb. 20, 2016)–The American Heart Association, celebrating 90 years of saving and improving lives, held its annual “Open Your Heart” recognition and fund-raising event tonight at the Wyndham Grand Hotel in Downtown Pittsburgh. OC Reilly President and CEO Bill O’Connor served on the Executive Committee for the event, and sponsored a table to support the AHA to fund more research than any organization outside the federal government for new research projects, education programs, and more efforts to address heart disease and stroke in women and minorities.
OC Reilly Supports Robert Duvall Children’s Fund, AHN Programs
(Nov. 2, 2015)–OC Reilly is proud to serve as a sponsor of a special event hosted by Allegheny Health Network, which will welcome actor Robert Duvall to Pittsburgh. The event benefits the Robert Duvall Children’s Fund, along with AHN’s Pediatric Orthopaedic Care and Sports Medicine programs. Events like this are critical to raising the profile of AHN across the community and to building a wider audience of support for the AHN mission to deliver on the promise of Health for All.
O’Connor Inducted into CWNCHS Trojan Hall of Fame
(Oct. 20, 2015)–William J. O’Connor, President and CEO of OC Reilly, was recently inducted into the Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School Trojan Hall of Fame in recognition of his support of the school and his history of values-based business dealings.
“I do take some small measure of pride in that your willingness to add me to this wonderful Hall of Fame is based on the idea that I have tried to treat other people with dignity, act in a just and fair manner, and serve others whenever possible,” O’Connor said in accepting the honor.
Bill was introduced by lifelong friend, William “Bill” Ryan (right), chairman and CEO at Point Spring and Driveshaft Company located in Pittsburgh. He accepted his award from Jim Stalter (left) who was the emcee for the event, alumnus and former board member for the high school.
OC Reilly Supports North Catholic High School Scholarship Fund
(August 17, 2015)—OC Reilly participated as a major sponsor of the North Catholic Scholarship Fund, held at the Butler Country Club. The event raised funds for a scholarship program providing financial aid to “an exceptional young student who carries the same qualities, characteristics, and potential as some of the most prestigious alumni to have gone through North Catholic.” The fund also provides the support of a mentor for the scholarship recipient during all four years at the high school. The company is again proud to support this noteworthy clause.
Glimmer of Hope Foundation Receives Support from OC Reilly
(August 21, 2015)—OC Reilly recently made a significant donation to the Dimond Family Golf Outing in support of the Glimmer of Hope Foundation, which supports breast cancer research for pre-menopausal women. The proceeds from this event will be used toward the purchase of a 3D Imaging Machine for breast cancer screening in the local community. The founder, Diana Napper, created a beautiful pin for those to wear who are battling or have battled breast cancer.
OC Reilly Participates in Event to Support Pancreatic Cancer Research
(May 28, 2015)–OC Reilly has pledged support at the Silver Sponsorship level to the 4th Annual Greg Carone Memorial Golf Scramble, to be held June 6, 2015, at the Oakland Beach Golf Course in Conneaut Lake. Proceeds from the event will go to support the Greg & Cathy Griffith Family Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research. The event’s namesake, the late Greg Carone, suffered from pancreatic research. “Having known and been personal friends with Greg Carone, I and my team at OC Reilly wanted to show our support of this special event,” said President and CEO Bill O’Connor. “The faster a cure for this devastating disease can be found, the better.”
Walk to Cure Arthritis Receives Support from OC Reilly
(May 28, 2015)–OC Reilly has pledged financial support to the Walk to Cure Arthritis, an annual event conducted by the Arthritis Foundation’s Great Lakes Region-Western PA chapter. “We’re proud to be a part of this important yearly event, which helps generate funds to sponsor research and treatment of arthritis, a medical condition that affects thousands of people,” said OC Reilly President and CEO Bill O’Connor.
OC Reilly Renews Its Commitment to Fighting Juvenile Diabetes
(April 18, 2015)–The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) again received support from OC Reilly Inc. at its annual Rainbow Gala. This event, held at the Westin Convention Center, helps to increase awareness and financial support to help arrive at a cure for juvenile diabetes, as well as to provide assistance to families impacted by this chronic disease. “The JDRF does such important work for researchers, young people and their families,” said OC Reilly President and CEO Bill O’Connor. “We’re honored to offer our support once again this year to this cause.”
Italian-American Scholarship Program Backed by OC Reilly
(April 12, 2015)–OC Reilly Inc. offered support to a special scholarship fund for outstanding students of any cultural background, by making a donation to the 2015 National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame Man of the Year event, which this year honored John W. Paul, President and CEO of Allegheny Health Network. The 29th annual awards and scholarship banquet, held at the Westin Convention Center, continues to raise funds to assist deserving students pursuing a college degree. To date, the Pittsburgh Chapter has raised more than $675,000 in scholarship funds.
OC Reilly Offers E-Payment Program
(Jan. 2015)–Thanks to the Accounts Payable E-Payment Revenue Growth Program, a breakthrough option from OC Reilly, administrators now can increase processing throughput, enhance financial controls, provide cash back on operating spend, and reduce back-office inefficiencies. OC Reilly offers this best-in-class e-payment program to make Accounts Payable faster, smoother, and more cost-efficient. Read More
Pittsburgh Hurling Club Gets Boost from OC Reilly
(Dec. 15, 2014)—OC Reilly has served as a major sponsor of The Pittsburgh Hurling Club and its local team, the Pittsburgh Pucas, in support of its efforts to encourage development, understanding, and increased participation in hurling – an ancient Irish field sport, similar to soccer and field hockey, with elements of baseball. The Pittsburgh Pucas team participates in multiple tournaments a year, including the North American Finals, reaching the semifinals the past two years.
OC Reilly Supports Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation Fund-Raising Event
(Dec. 9, 2014)–OC Reilly participated as a sponsor of the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation’s VIP Dinner & Wine Tasting event, held at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Proceeds of the event support youth hockey programs and other initiatives conducted by the foundation to support its mission of improving the lives of young people through hockey and other sporting opportunities. OC Reilly President and CEO Bill O’Connor said, “The Penguins do a wonderful job in this region, helping kids in hundreds of ways, including having their professional hockey players interact one-to-one with them. We’re proud to support this great program.”
Ovarian Cancer Research Event Attended by OC Reilly
(Nov. 18, 2014)–OC Reilly attended a special event in support of ovarian cancer research, held at the Southpointe business campus near Canonsburg. “Since so many of our clients are based in the healthcare industry, OC Reilly is proud to help support efforts to learn more about medical issues that affect thousands of patients each year,” said President and CEO Bill O’Connor. “This fund-raising event to support ovarian cancer research is just one of those types of programs we’re happy to be a part of.”
A Day at the Ball Park
(Oct. 14, 2014)–Bobby Staudt, a lifelong Pittsburgh Pirates fan with special needs, and brother of OC Reilly’s Executive Director of Business Development Ray Staudt, was the guest of Neil Walker of the Pirates during batting practice prior to a regular season game at PNC Park on September 16. He got to meet Neil and other current and former Pirates players, and also had the opportunity to share his Special Olympics gold medal-winning experience with Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle. Bobby commented afterward that it was one of the best days of his life.
OC Reilly Participates in JDRF Walk as Major Sponsor
(Sept. 29, 2014)–OC Reilly continued its ongoing support of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, by both participating as a major sponsor and in fielding a team to participate in the annual “JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes,” held recently in Pittsburgh. The company is proud to contribute to JDRF as it continues its research and innovative efforts to treat and eradicate this deadly disease.
Long-Term Care Clients Visit OC Reilly Booth at LeadingAge Ohio Event
(Sept. 29, 2014)—OC Reilly hosted a display booth at the annual LeadingAge Ohio conference trade show, recently held in Columbus, Ohio. Traffic at the booth was spectacular with owners and senior management of numerous facilities eager to learn how OC Reilly can improve their bottom line. Since the event, OC Reilly has followed up with each attendee who visited the booth. Founded in 1937, LeadingAge Ohio is a nonprofit organization that represents approximately 400 nonprofit long-term care organizations located in more than 150 Ohio towns and cities, as well as those providing ancillary health care and housing services.
OC Reilly Supports North Catholic Scholarship Fund
(Sept. 15, 2014)–OC Reilly participated as a major sponsor of the North Catholic Scholarship Fund Golf Outing recently, held at the Conley Resort in Butler, PA. The event raised funds for a scholarship program providing financial aid to “an exceptional young student who carries the same qualities, characteristics, and potential as some of the most prestigious alumni to have gone through North Catholic.” The fund also provides the support of a mentor for the scholarship recipient during all four years at the high school. The company is proud to support this noteworthy cause.
OC Reilly Serves as Platinum Sponsor of ‘Friends of Pine Community Parks’ Event
(Sept. 15, 2014)–OC Reilly served as a Platinum Sponsor of the Friends of Pine Community Parks Golf Classic, held this summer to support the maintenance and continued improvement of the park system in Pine Township, a municipality located north of Pittsburgh. “We’re proud to help sustain the quality of life in our communities through events like this,” said Bill O’Connor, President and CEO of OC Reilly.
OC Reilly a Directing Sponsor of Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Gala
(Sept. 15, 2014)–OC Reilly recently supported the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Gala as a Directing Sponsor, helping to raise funds and appreciation for the city’s outstanding Downtown district dedicated to all forms of the arts. This year’s event featured the 2014 Jazz Tapestry Gala, with a performance by Cyrille Amiee, winner of the Montreaux Jazz Festival’s International Vocal Competition. “The arts help to make Pittsburgh such a great place to live and work, and we’re happy to play a part in supporting the Cultural District,” said Bill O’Connor, President and CEO of OC Reilly.
OC Reilly Team Supports the Pirates’ Drive to the Playoffs
(Sept. 22, 2014)–The entire OC Reilly team gathered at PNC Park at a recent Pittsburgh Pirates baseball game, to cheer on the hometown club as it drives toward a second consecutive year of making the playoffs. The Pirates outing has become an annual event for the company’s employees, giving all members of the team a night out to relax and spend time together apart from the daily business demands.
OC Reilly Serves as Eagle Sponsor of 2014 Golf Classic
(June 9, 2014)–OC Reilly participated as an Eagle Sponsor of the 2014 Golf Classic, benefiting the West Penn Hospital Foundation. This year’s event was held at the Pittsburgh Field Club in Fox Chapel. The company is proud to support the foundation and the many positive programs it supports for patients and staff at West Penn Hospital.
OC Reilly Helps to Sponsor American Diabetes Association ‘Father of the Year’ Event
(June 9, 2014)–OC Reilly Inc. served as a sponsor of the fourth annual American Diabetes Association’s “Father of the Year” Award event, celebrating gentlemen who have made being a father their top priority, while raising much needed funds for diabetes research and advocacy. This year, one of the men receiving the recognition was John Paul, President and CEO of Allegheny Health Network.
OC Reilly Meets Customers at Two State Healthcare Conferences
(May 2014)–Sales Directors Joe Shellem, left, and Jeff Haus, right, represented OC Reilly at two recent healthcare conferences: The Ohio Health Care Association’s Long-Term Care Convention and Expo, and the West Virginia Health Care Association Conference. OC Reilly provides its full suits of supply chain management services to all aspects of healthcare, including long-term care facilities.
New AHN Distribution Center Placed Into Service
(February 2014)–A new 167,500-square-foot supply chain Distribution Center for the Allegheny Health Network has been placed into operation in Western Pennsylvania. OC Reilly is managing this project, designed to improve supply chain operations and cost efficiencies for the AHN.
West Penn Hospital Reports First Profit in 2.5 Years
Allegheny Health System’s West Penn Hospital i Pittsburgh recently reported its first profit in 2.5 years. Read the full story here.
OC Reilly Supports Meadville Medical Center Foundation as Platinum Sponsor
OC Reilly recently participated in the Meadville Medical Center Foundation’s 11th Annual Golf Outing as a Platinum Sponsor. This yearly event helps to promote greater healthcare services to patients and families, as well as the greater Meadville community.
Journal of Healthcare Contracting: Executive Interview with Bill O’Connor
OC Reilly CEO Bill O’Connor is the subject of a special profile story in the April 2013 edition of the Journal of Healthcare Contracting. Read more here: http://www.jhconline.com/where-payer-provider-and-supply-chain-intersect.html
AGH Auxiliary Gala Receives Support from OC Reilly
(April 2013)–OC Reilly has provided support to the 2013 Allegheny General Hospital Auxiliary Gala, “Fly Me to the Moon,” held this April at Carnegie Music Hall in Pittsburgh. Proceeds from the event will benefit the AGH Department of Neurology.
OC Reilly Joins the Fight to Cure Type 1 Diabetes
(April 2013)–JDRF of Western Pennsylvania benefited from support by OC Reilly for its Rainbow Gala, held this April, with the goal of raising funds to help cure, treat, and prevent Type 1 diabetes.
“Our team is so involved with clients in the healthcare industry, that we believe it is incumbent on us to help organizations like JDRF that exist to eradicate chronic diseases like Type 1 diabetes,” said Bill O’Connor, OC Reilly CEO.
OC Reilly Supports Youth Activities through Penguins Foundation Donation
(January 2013)–OC Reilly was proud to participate in the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation’s Second Annual VIP Dinner & Wine Tasting Gala in January, providing support for youth hockey and other programs directed at helping young people remain active. The event was held at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort.
OC Reilly Introduces Accounts Payable E-Payment Revenue Growth Program
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OC Reilly Supports American-Ireland Fund
OC Reilly recently offered support to the American-Ireland Fund, an organization that raises funds for the support of peace and reconciliation, community development, education, arts and culture in Ireland. The American-Ireland Fund held its annual fund-raising gala in Pittsburgh, with OC Reilly personnel in attendance.
“We’re proud to support an organization that has provided such important services to the people of Ireland over the years,” said OC Reilly CEO Bill O’Connor.
In latest filings, Highmark optimistic about WPAHS future
March 13, 2013
By Bill Toland / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The ailing West Penn Allegheny Health System can be resuscitated whether or not Highmark Inc. and UPMC sign a long-term contract with each other, the insurer says in new financial projections filed with the state.
If the reimbursement contract between the two companies — which allows Highmark insurance customers to use UPMC health care facilities — continues “beyond Dec. 31, 2014, WPAHS still captures adequate volume to produce positive results and generate the cash flow necessary to meet its obligations while continuing to invest in capital improvements,” the filing says.