Types of Engagements

Strategic Planning. Focusing on determining mission, identifying and prioritizing opportunities, and acquiring major resources required to succeed.

Management and Organization. Evaluating organizational strengths and weaknesses and developing recommendations for responsibilities and relationships among senior management, departmental management, and departmental physicians required to achieve the goals of the organization.

Multi-Organizational Relationships. Assisting in the development of consolidations, acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures, and other types of corporate arrangements.

Multi-site Organization and Operations. Resolving unique problems that often arise from mergers of institutions, regional integration, consolidation of services, creation of freestanding facilities, acquisitions, or joint ventures.

Financial Analysis and Modeling. Evaluation of the economic structure of a service, comparing performance to industry norms, forecasting pro forma performance, and identifying strategies to improve the financial position.

Operations Improvement. Examining staffing, scheduling, and resource utilization in order to improve service and/or to reduce costs.

Facility and Space Planning. Assessing current facilities from an operational and efficiencey perspective, determining space requirements and organization of space, and reviewing architectural plans in terms of satisfying organizational goals and requirements.

Marketing and Market Planning. Assisting in the development and expansion of profitable businesses through careful market segmentation and product positioning and pricing.

Customer Service. Assuring delivery of excellent consumer service through development of clear and mutually held goals for services to both internal and outside customers and determination of the organizational resources, systems, and logistics required to achieve the goals.

Contracts With Hospital-Based Physicians. Assisting in the development of win-win contracts, particularly in defining responsibilities, performance expectations, relationships with administrative managers, and models for compensation.