About Christopher

Christopher oversees all of Advisory Board’s health care strategy and finance research, including the firm’s flagship membership program, the Health Care Advisory Board. During his 10+ years with Advisory Board, he has authored numerous studies of best practices designed to preserve operating margins, develop optimal capital and partnership strategies, and improve revenue cycle and supply chain operations. Christopher is a health care financial analyst by training, and has a special focus on hospital and health system financial management.

Christopher received his MBA from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland and earned a bachelor of arts from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining the Advisory Board, he was the editor of The Healthcare Investment Letter—an investment newsletter covering publicly traded health care companies and targeted at individual investors—and has written extensively for the late Louis Rukeyser’s investment advisories, with a specialization in health care firms.


Areas of expertise

Finance, Efficiency, Performance Improvement, Children's Hospitals, Strategy, Health Systems, Academic Medical Centers,

Christopher Kerns

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