healthcare system leader and Consultant
Engaged in advancing Sustainable Population Health with Community stakeholders, creating value for Primary Care Providers, start-ups and suppliers through consulting, national presentation and University lecturing.
Global Health Ministries (GHM) (2019-Present)
Interim Director, Global Health Administration Partners
Providing consultation services to enhance governance, leadership and finance.
Northern Arizona Healthcare, Flagstaff, AZ (2015-2018)
President and Chief Executive Officer
The largest, non-profit healthcare system in Northern Arizona ($650M) that owns 4-star Flagstaff Medical Center and 5-star Verde Valley Medical Center, and manages a critical access hospital, air ambulance, and 30 ambulatory sites. A Top 100, Level I Trauma Center with top decile outcomes. Serves 700,000+ residents in 500,000 square miles, including the largest Native American reservation and Grand Canyon National Park. Provided daily leadership to eight direct reports, and approximately 3,500 associates. Reported directly to the Board of Directors.
Parkview Health System, Pueblo, CO (2013-2015)
President, Incendant, 2014-2015
Patient engagement start-up company co-founded by two physicians and invested in by Parkview Health System. Advanced commercialization process to support value-based care and population health.
Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, 2013-2014
Largest provider in southern CO; Best Regional Hospital - U.S. News & WR. Recruited to effect changes to integrate system (physicians/IPA, hospital operations, and JVs), improve value in time-limited period.
Caldwell Butler & Associates, St. Louis, Mo (2011-2013)
Senior Consultant to CEOs and their executive Teams
Recruited by Chip Caldwell for two-year assignment to help organizations apply “Secrets of Top Performers” evidence (implemented at St. Anthony’s Medical Center, below) to achieve mission-critical goals. Coached $900M flagship of West Coast system to remove $60M from system in seven months.
St. Anthony’s Medical Center,St. Louis, Mo (2004-2011)
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, 2008-2011
A 767-bed, $500M+ care system with 4,300 employees. A Level II Trauma Center, with 65,000+ ED visits. A “Top 100 Best Performance Improvement” hospital for three years, and rated “Top 5%” in patient safety. Ten direct reports including CNO, CMO, CIO.
Executive Vice President, Ambulatory Services & Strategic Partnerships, 2004-2008
Ascension Health - Partners first, Health Evolutions, St. Louis, MO & Indianapolis, IN (1995-2004)
Vice President Network and Managed Care Services and Senior Consultant
The Partners First subsidiary of Ascension Health was acquired in 2001 by Health Evolutions, Inc. Advised Consortium of Ten multi-hospital Catholic Systems and their local leadership. Helped 150 hospitals in 40 states to transform and integrate. Retained by large systems to help elicit and leverage the system’s unique value. Assisted more than 150 hospitals in 40 states with cultural transformation, integration, and statewide collaboration.