Joel Bautista

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Joel Bautista

Joel has extensive experience helping healthcare organizations ranging from rural hospitals to large systems improve the employee experience and drive better patient outcomes.

About Joel

Joel is a progressive coach who works with healthcare organizations to drive overall performance using Evidence-Based LeadershipSM tools and tactics.

Throughout his career, Joel has worked across multiple care environments to develop leaders, guide strategic planning, and help set actionable goals. He has led organizations to exceed and sustain top decile employee engagement and improve HCAHPS star ratings to four and five stars. He is an expert in leading best practices to improve employee engagement and the patient experience.

Before joining Huron, Joel served as the internal champion for Del Sol Medical Center where he was responsible for training, monitoring and validating all Huron initiatives and Evidence-Based LeadershipSM tools and tactics. During his tenure, the organization saw improvements in HCAHPS to the top quartile and outpatient services results improved to the top decile and was ranked in the 90th percentile in employee engagement two years in a row.

Areas of Expertise

  • Organizational Design and Alignment
  • Cultural Change
  • Engagement


  • Healthcare

Education & Certifications

  • B.A., Texas State University

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