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Rachel Woods is a senior consultant at the Advisory Board where she leads research for the Medical Group Strategy Council. Rachel provides strategic guidance, tools, and implementation support to help medical group leaders find and implement the best solutions to the toughest challenges facing health care.
Rachel has overseen a wide range of publications on topics like consumerism, medical group innovation, cost management, physician engagement, and burnout. She also manages Advisory Board’s Integrated Medical Group Benchmark Generator, a tool that provides leaders with financial and operational benchmarks to compare their medical group to others of a similar size and market.
Rachel is a frequent speaker at physician retreats and executive meetings. Known for her energetic style and passion for teaching, she is always excited to work directly with members to share best practices, discuss strategy, and offer tactics for scalable implementation.
Rachel holds an MS in Health and Exercise Science from Colorado State University and a BS in Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University.
As the role of the employed medical group continues to grow, leaders must take steps to make sure their leadership structure doesn’t become a blind spot. This report outlines three characteristics of organizational structures at high-performing medical groups that align the goals of governance and management to execute group strategy. More
This physician data download contains the most recent facts and figures on employment, recruitment, APP and physician growth, productivity and compensation, burnout and turnover physician leaders should know. More