Software & Services for Medical Capital Asset Management
We help hospitals optimize their budgets by fine-tuning capital inventory management efficiency.
Our software suite and tailored services focus on three aspects of your inventory management lifecycle: assessing current inventory; maintaining inventory accuracy; and managing updates, changes, and equipment turnover.
By blending exceptional technology with years of industry experience, we provide innovative solutions you won’t find anywhere else.
Meet Our Team
At BidMed, our core values are essential and we hire staff that reflect those values on a daily basis. You can count on our team to work with the utmost integrityand provide the best customer care in the industry.
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Director of Operations
Amy St. Cyr
Director of Strategic Development
Western & Northeast Regions Manager
Marketing & Creative
President / CEO
Joanne Frogge is a dynamic, results-oriented, and values-driven leader with a proven track record of delivering solutions on-time and on-budget for clients in regulated industries. With a passion for improving the healthcare industry, she is recognized as an innovative business owner with technical expertise, detail orientation, financial acumen, and entrepreneurial spirit.
Joanne Co-Founded BidMed in 2012, building the company from the ground up based on industry best practices including technology, data, and customer service. She now serves as the organization’s Chief Executive Officer. With a strong technical background and keen attention to detail, Joanne leads BidMed’s strategic planning, operations, technology development, and finance. Customers recognize her as a true partner, providing highly accurate standardized processes, driving efficiency, exceeding expectations, and delivering maximum returns.
Before founding BidMed, Joanne led Business Operations and Marketing for a medical auction house. She began her career in engineering at Raytheon. Both her Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and her Master of Business Administration, with concentrations in Healthcare Management and Marketing, are earned from Washington University in St. Louis.
Engaged in the community, Joanne is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and she founded and serves as the Executive Director of DonateMed, which provides medical equipment, supplies, and medicines to community clinics in need. In her free time, Joanne enjoys cooking, working out, and spending time with her husband and their three children.
A Minnesota native and graduate from the University of Wisconsin, Steve possesses a strong sales background and has been involved in many different business ventures over the years including real estate development, mortgage banking, computer supplies, and a home health company. When Steve met the BidMed team, he knew he had to get involved – “I loved the business concept, energy, and ethics of these people.” Steve’s responsibilities at BidMed include all aspects of strategic and business development.
Residing in Chicago since 1985, Steve lives in Lincoln Park with his wife, Julie, and their 3 kids. Steve is an avid golfer and loves coaching his son’s baseball team.
Director of Operations
Bio coming soon.
Amy St. Cyr
Director of Strategic Development
Amy is bold, spirited, and hardworking. Her experience growing up in small-town Pennsylvania has given her a strong work ethic that she is brings to BidMed.
Amy has almost 10 years of experience working in the medical equipment secondary market and a decade of prior sales experience. She enjoys the dynamic that she has nurtured with GPOs, health systems, hospitals, and buyers alike. Her years of experience allow her the skills to handle all types of medical facility projects.
In her free time, Amy enjoys spending time with her two daughters, reading, and outdoor activities.
Regional Manager | Western & Northeast Regions
Tony stands at a towering 6’8”, but as a native Midwesterner from Walnut, IL, he is an incredibly down to earth guy. Resourceful, funny, and a team player, Tony thinks outside the box and goes above and beyond for his customers in order to get the job done.
A graduate from Concordia University of Chicago, Tony played basketball and received a B.A. in Marketing and Management. With a passion for healthcare, he decided to pursue a career in the medical equipment industry. His responsibilities include customer acquisition and sales for healthcare facilities in our Western Region.
Outside of work, Tony likes to play basketball and cheer on his favorite football team–the Iowa Hawkeyes.
Andres is outgoing, energetic, and possesses an unparalleled work ethic. A firm believer in accountability, this trilingual Chicago-born Italian-Guatemalan has a strong sense of pride in his work. Hard work and dedication over the last 3 years has allowed Andres to transition from the operations team to an Account Manager.
Andres was originally drawn to BidMed because of the friendly work environment and the opportunity to learn and gain experience in the healthcare field. His sensibility, confidence, and linguistic skills have made him an incredible asset to the BidMed team.
Outside of work, Andres has a passion for sports, the gym, traveling, and good food.
Territory Manager | Northeast Region
Alyssa has always had an entrepreneurial spirit coupled with an unquestionable drive to give back. Helping hospitals and building genuine relationships drives Alyssa every day to provide excellent customer service.
Alyssa earned her B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Illinois–Champaign and her M.S. from the University of Miami while she was serving with Teach for America. She was originally pre-med in college, but decided to teach chemistry in low-income schools across the country for 5 years. Now back in the health industry, Alyssa manages BidMed’s Northeast region as she works from Boston.
In her free time, Alyssa loves spending time at her lake house boating, water skiing, and wakeboarding. She enjoys cooking, anything outdoors, and exploring the East Coast.
Jeff is creative, clever, and perceptive, all of which he demonstrates on a daily basis.
Jeff graduated from DePaul University in 2010 with a BS in Computer Game Programming and a minor in Animation. He was drawn to BidMed because of the friendly work environment created by our team of passionate, hardworking individuals. He has been a part of the BidMed team since 2012 and was a key player in the development of our website. As BidMed’s tech guru, Jeff’s responsibilities extend beyond website development and support. His other responsibilities include the creation and maintenance of our technology suite, BidMed Plus, and some light computer maintenance and tech support.
An avid reader, when Jeff isn’t at work he can be found enjoying a cup of tea and engrossed in a good book.
Marketing & Creative
Bio coming soon!
The BidMed Difference
BidMed began as a leader in the healthcare asset disposition industry, specializing in buying and selling pre-owned medical equipment. Now, powered by innovative technology and proprietary data, BidMed provides solutions throughout the capital asset lifecycle, including medical asset valuations, inventory reconciliations, capital planning and acquisitions, internal transfers and dispositions, and liquidations.
With over 20 years’ combined experience in the asset disposition industry, BidMed provides current fair-market values on pre-owned medical assets using a progressive, in-house data analytics tool. In addition, BidMed utilizes a custom web-based inventory system, auction platform, and supporting mobile app, enabling clients to accurately inventory, reconcile, and sell assets easily and efficiently.
BidMed liquidates U.S. and Canadian healthcare facilities due to relocations, expansions, and closures, providing complete on-site project management to ensure clients recover the highest value for all medical assets. BidMed is headquartered in Chicago, IL and has worked with over 250 clients, including hospitals, surgery centers, transition/equipment planning companies, financial lending institutions, and equipment manufacturers.
A Powerful Partnership with TractManager
BidMed recently partnered with MD Buyline (a TractManager solution) to help hospitals further enhance asset utilization and reduce capital budget expenses.
We accomplish this three ways:
Integrated software solutions help manage inventory and optimize capital replacement planning.
Unparalleled pricing data for new and used equipment ensures hospitals get the best prices for capital purchases.
Access to a broad network of hospitals, optimizing marketplace access for both acquisitions and dispositions.
We work with a variety of medical-related facilities with high-investment equipment, as well as transition/equipment planning companies, financial lending institutions, and equipment manufacturers.
Acute Care Hospitals | Surgery Centers | Ambulatory Centers | Academic Medical Centers | Emergency Centers | Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs)
Knowing who to trust can be hard, but we pride ourselves on core values that set us apart from the competition. We put you first, providing unparalleled service backed by integrity, transparency, and accountability. You can trust we’ll find the best value for your disposition and purchasing needs, and we give you the tools to prove it.
Trust is essential when your budget is on the line, and we value that trust. Our team works with the upmost integrity to ensure the job doesn’t just get done, it gets done right. We pride ourselves on standing apart from the competition with our values and ethics.
We empower you to make the best choices, providing technology and data to make your own decisions. There’s no bait and switch, no complicated process to disguise fees or extra costs—just clear facts and sound industry data meant to maximize your returns.
Customer service is what keeps clients coming back. No two projects are exactly the same, and there’s no one-size-fits-all formula—we identify your unique needs and create a customized plan. Need help with something not listed? Let us know how to serve you even better!