|1991 To Present||President, Health Futures, Inc.
Corporate Strategist, author and lecturer. Consulting activities included strategic planning, ambulatory health facilities development, regional competitive analysis and health services master planning for developing communities. Interests include biotechnology, health policy, international health systems, and the future of health care delivery.
|1987 To 1991||Chairman, Integrated Medical Campus
President, Health Futures, Inc.
National Advisor, Ernst and Young
Chairman of ambulatory health facilities development company based in Denver, Colorado. Planned and developed complex ambulatory health campuses ranging from $15-$50 million. Conducted seventeen feasibility studies, led to design and construction of $115 million in projects.
|1982 To 1987||President, Health Futures, Inc.
Senior Consulting Advisor, Ernst & Whinney
Management consultant in health care.
Areas of specialization included: Corporate strategic planning, marketing, corporate and organizational development, and medical staff relations.
|1975 To 1982||Director, Office of Health Planning and Health Regulatory Affairs, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago
Responsible for planning, marketing and external affairs, including government relations, for $200 million, 700-bed academic health center.
|1973 To 1975||Special Assistant to the Director, Bureau of the Budget, Executive Office of the Governor, State of Illinois|
|1971 To 1973||Research Specialist, Center for the Study of Welfare Policy, University of Chicago|
|Education||University of Chicago, Ph.D. in Sociology, 1973. M.A. in Social Psychology, 1971. Reed College,
B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies (Classics and Psychology), 1970.
|Academics||Associate Professor of Medical Education, University of Virginia College of
Medicine, 1997 to 2004.
Lecturer, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 1993 to 1996.
Lecturer, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago 1979-1990.
Taught courses in Marketing for Non-Profit Organizations and Public Policy in Health Care in University's MBA program. Has lectured on health care organization and management at: Harvard University, John Hopkins University, Wake Forest University, , University of California at Berkeley, Washington University, Wharton School/ University of Pennsylvania.
|Civic and Professional Activities||Governor's Task Force on School Finance, 1975; Commission to Revise the Public Aid Code, 1978-1980; Hospital Review Committee, Chicago Health Systems Agency, 1979-1982; Board of Directors, Society for Healthcare Planning, American Hospital Association, 1987-9, 1994-6, Editorial Board, Health Affairs, l994-, Board of Directors, Healthcare Forum, l995-98, Board of Directors, Cerner Corporation, 1999-, Board of Directors, Essent Healthcare, 1999-, Advisory Board, Burrill Biotechnology Capital Fund, 2000-|
|Honors||Woodrow Wilson National Fellow, 1971. Dean Conley Award, American College of Healthcare Executives, 1985, 1989, and 1995. Corning Award, Society for Healthcare Planning, American Hospital Association, 1990. John McGovern Award, Association of Academic Health Centers, l993.|
|Consulting Clients||Sisters of Providence Health System
Allegheny Health Services
Stanford University Hospital
American Medical Association B American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Samaritan Health Service
University of Indiana Medical Center
University of Chicago Medical Center
University of Miami School of Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
University Hospitals of Cleveland
Scripps Memorial Hospitals
Hospital Corporation of America
American Hospital Supply Corporation
General Electric Medical Systems
New Zealand Ministry of Health
Health One Corporation
Harvard Community Health Plan
Maine Hospital Association (1998-99)
Sutter Health System (Sacramento, CA.)
Mt. Sinai Medical Center (Cleveland, OH.)
Glendale Adventist Medical Center (Glendale, CA.)
MultiCare Health Systems (Tacoma, WA.)
Shands Hospital/University of Florida College of Medicine (Gainesville, FL.)
Lutheran General Hospital (Park Ridge, IL.)
Watsonville Community Hospital (Watsonville, CA.)
Good Samaritan Hospital (Dayton, OH.)
St. Lukes Episcopal Hospital (Houston, TX.)
Grant Medical Center (Columbus, OH.)
"Facing Reality in Preparing for Biological Warfare, a conversation with George Poste", Health Affairs June 2002
"A Paradigm Free Period? A Deceptive Pause in Strategy", COR Healthcare Market Strategies April 2002
"Integrating Care: A Talk With Kaiser Permanente's David Lawrence", Health Affairs Jan-Feb 2002
"Farewell to the Volunteer Fireman", Harvard Business Review, May-June, 1979.
"The Health Care Market: Can Hospitals Survive?", Harvard Business Review, September-October, 1980.
"Why Professionals Often Fail as Managers", Bar Leader- American Bar Association, March, 1981.
"Corporate Health Care: Threat or Challenge?", The Wall Street Journal, 15 June 1981.
"Outlook for Hospitals: Systems are the Solution", Harvard Business Review, September-October, 1981.
"Can Hospitals Survive?: The New Competitive Health Care Market", Dow Jones-Irwin, Homewood, Illinois, 1981.
"Financial Strategies for Hospital Trustees", Harvard Business Review, September-October, 1982.
"Death of a Paradigm: The Challenge of Competition" Health Affairs, Fall, 1984.
"2036 - A Health Care Odyssey", Hospitals, May, 1986.
"The U.S. Health Care System in the Year 2000", Journal of the American Medical Association, December, 1986.
"Competition's Impact - A Report From the Front", Health Affairs, Summer, 1988.
"A Radical Prescription for Hospitals", Harvard Business Review, May-June, 1989.
"Taking Aim" (An Interview on Medical Technology Outlook), The Wall Street Journal, 13 November 1989.
"Restoring the Human Scale: Health Facilities Design in the 21st Century", Healthcare Forum Journal, November- December, 1990.
"Biotechnology: The Reshaping of Healthcare", Healthcare Forum Journal, May-June, July-August, 1992.
"Driving the Nitroglycerin Truck", Healthcare Forum Journal, March-April, l993.
"Hospital-Physician Relations: A Health Reform Constraint", Health Affairs, Fall, l993.
"Technology and the End of Entitlement", Healthcare Forum Journal, September-October, l993.
"The Illusive Logic of Integration", Healthcare Forum Journal, September-October, l994.
"Managed Care Comes of Age", Healthcare Forum Journal, September-October, 1995.
"Medicine and Managed Care: Searching for Common Ground", Internal Medicine Center to Advance Research and Education, American Society of Internal Medicine, October, 1995.
"Burning the Seedcorn", Healthcare Forum Journal, March- April, 1996.
"Managed Care Mythology", Healthcare Forum Journal, November-December, 1996.
"Columbia/HCA: A Failure of Leadership", Health Affairs, March/April, 1998
"Integration Reconsidered: Five Strategies for Improved Performance", Healthcare Strategist, November, 1998.
"Three Predictable Crises in the Health System and What to Do About Them", Healthcare Forum Journal, Nov/Dec, 1998.
"How Will the Internet Change Our Health System?", Health Affairs, Jan/Feb. 2000.
"The Internet and Managed Care: A New Wave of Innovation," Health Affairs Nov/Dec. 2000.
"How Hospitals Should be Using the Internet," COR Healthcare Market Strategies, January, 2001
Native, Portland, Oregon
Born October 31, 1948
Father of Three