Every major player in your health system gets a direct line to the industry’s most-needed insights and
the support to take action. Learn about our research platform.
A strategic focus on talent is critical to success. Learn how we can help you make the right investments.
Attract and retain the patients you aspire to serve by offering the care network, access, and experience they need. See a list of our capabilities below or visit the Optum website for more information about our comprehensive approach to health care operations.
Improve quality and outcomes and lower costs by eliminating unwarranted deviation from the best standard of care. See a list of our capabilities below or visit the Optum website for more information about our comprehensive approach to data and analytics.
Sustain the financial stability to serve your community by making sure you’re paid efficiently for services rendered. See a list of our capabilities below or visit the Optum website for more information about our comprehensive approach to revenue cycle management.
Make sure every level of your organization understands best practice performance and has the tools
and support to get there. Learn about our research platform.
Pinpoint your opportunities and hardwire best practices to accelerate progress. Learn about our technology.
Partner with seasoned experts providing strategic, customized support. Learn about our consulting services.
In today’s market, growth isn’t just about expanding your facilities—it’s about becoming more relevant to your consumer base through the right mix of services, partners, and branding that will keep patients coming back.
Patient access may not be as familiar a phrase as “population health management" or “volume growth,” but it's the key to achieving these organizational objectives.
Learn what community hospitals and health systems should consider as they think about partnership, and learn how we're helping one community hospital make operational changes that will demonstrate its value to potential affiliates.
Learn why expanding the ambulatory network could be the key to winning over purchasers and capturing share.
Prevent negative outcomes and increase the value of each deal by developing an accountable leadership structure, a disciplined deal-making process, and a system for continuous improvement.
Find out what makes our approach unique—and ranked among the top for six years in a row—in this Daily Briefing Q&A with Advisory Board Consulting COO Zac Stillerman.
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Learn how our team helped integrate the system’s disparate specialty practices.
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Learn more about how we can help transform your organization.
Until recently, growth was about scale—a “land grab” to get bigger for the sake of your business. But today’s retail health care market has drastically changed the rules of the game, redefining the very basics of growth.
We provide comprehensive support to promote health system growth, and deliver targeted improvements in the areas that impact it. These include:
Mergers, acquistions, and partnerships
Patient access and experience
Service line development
Get to know leaders of the Consulting team who bring expertise in strategic, technical, and operational proficiency to every engagement.
Trenor has domestic and international experience with health care technology implementation, clinical process redesign, consumer market strategy development, and clinical adoption strategy development. Prior to his consulting career, Trenor was the medical director of family practice at Mammoth Hospital in California. More
Executive Vice President
Anthony has led a number of engagements for hospitals and health systems of all types and sizes. His experience includes practice management consulting, health system physician affiliation consulting, and mergers and acquisitions consulting. More
Laurie Sprung, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President
Laurie brings more than 20 years of experience in the areas of physician alignment, population health management, health system strategy, growth and the overall transition to a value-based reimbursement model. Under her leadership, Advisory Board has led value-based strategy program development and operational management initiatives in nearly 250 engagements across more than 44 states. More
Senior Vice President
John works with hospitals and health systems to improve their strategic direction, operational efficiency, and financial performance. In this role, he has assisted standalone hospitals and multihospital systems in developing and implementing complex strategies to succeed in the post-reform environment. More
Partner and Senior Vice President
Michele brings more than 35 years of health care experience to help health systems and physician enterprises achieve financial and operational sustainability. Previously, Michele served as a founding president and CEO for one of the largest, integrated and aligned cardiovascular groups in the country. In 2009, Michele was voted one of the Top 25 Women in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare. More
Maintaining healthy margins is no longer just an exercise in cost management. In our consumer-driven market, it’s a strategic and continuous undertaking that separates providers of choice from the rest.
Empower physicians as leaders in the pursuit of a unified delivery model. Help them seize opportunities for enhanced patient access to care, highly-integrated care, and long term system value.
Custom support for population health executives to move confidently from volume to value .