Michael brings more than 30 years of experience to Huron | Studer Group. As the partner development leader for physician and ambulatory coaching, Michael has assisted healthcare organizations with comprehensive business management, strategic planning, physician practice management, revenue cycle management, financial management, de novo practice startups, physician relations and business development.
Success for me is helping my clients achieve their outcomes and position them for future success.”
Michael is a partner development leader for Huron | Studer Group, which works with over 850 healthcare organizations in the U.S. and beyond, teaching them how to achieve, sustain and accelerate exceptional clinical, operational and financial outcomes. Michael has deep experience working with healthcare organizations to help them align goals, actions and processes.
Throughout his career, Michael has:
- Launched physician referral management consulting services that generated more than $1 million in sales.
- Led a practice assessment engagement for a medical foundation, identifying and implementing over $2 million in improvement opportunities.
- Overseen a practice assessment and implementation of findings for an organization with over 200 providers.
- Served as lead consultant for a practice assessment of two foundation medical groups, resulting in revenue cycle management and physician productivity improvements exceeding $6 million and $3 million.
Before joining Huron | Studer Group, Michael was a senior principal for Truven Health Analytics, where he developed and launched the physician referral management solution. Previously, he was a senior vice president at PivotHealth Consulting, where he led several major assessments and operational improvement engagements along with health system physician integration projects. He was also the market vice president of physician services for Vanguard Health Systems; vice president and chief administrative officer for Health Directions LLC; and director of business development at Advocate Trinity and Bethany hospitals.
Michael is a member of several professional associations, including the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Healthcare Financial Management Association and the Illinois Medical Group Management Association, where he served as president from 2007-2009.
He has spoken at the Medical Group Management Association financial conference and the Huron | Studer Group Physician Summit.