Kurt Salmon is pleased to announce that Chad Schaeffer, FACHE, has
joined the Health Care Practice Group as senior manager of the Cancer
Services Consulting Team. With over 20 years of experience including
hospital administration, consulting, and leading an oncology service
line for a university and a teaching hospital, Mr. Schaeffer will help
care providers of all sizes develop and enhance their cancer programs.
"Chad's background in business planning, physician-hospital alignment
and quality improvement will help cancer programs develop their
offerings and their roles within value-based clinically integrated
networks," said Farzan Bharucha, partner and director of Kurt Salmon's
Health Care Strategy Practice.
Mr. Schaeffer is board-certified in health care management. He has
worked on over 200 projects and is a recognized expert in feasibility
studies for cancer centers, strategic planning, organizational structure
analysis, revenue cycle management and performance improvement. He has
worked with providers across the care continuum, including private
physicians, community hospitals and large academic medical institutions.
"Cancer centers and hospitals are trying t address increasingly complex
issues within constantly-shifting contexts. From physician integration
to increasingly stringent accreditation requirements and the rise of
personalized medicine, delivering the best care at the best value is a
moving target," Schaeffer said. "These issues must be addressed
comprehensively, and the Kurt Salmon cancer team is designed to do just
Kurt Salmon's Cancer Services Consulting Team is unique among oncology
consultancies. As a unit within Kurt Salmon's Health Care Group, the
cancer team draws from a 70-person team of IT, operations, strategy and
facilities experts, combining a deep functional insight with significant
subject matter expertise in oncology. It is led by Ben Holland, who was
brought on in the summer as national director of cancer services. Mr.
Holland has consulted on major strategic developmental programs and
expansion initiatives for over 75 academic medical centers, health
systems, and freestanding NCI-designated cancer centers throughout the
United States, including California's Cedars-Sinai Health System,
Roswell Park Cancer Institute in New York, Carolinas Healthcare System,
and Providence Health Care in Washington.
About Kurt Salmon
Kurt Salmon is a global management consultancy of more than 1,400
consultants in 13 countries across four continents. Our clients are
industry leaders who benefit from our deep industry and functional
expertise. As trusted advisors, Kurt Salmon partners with clients to
design, and then drive, strategies and solutions that make a lasting and
meaningful impact. We are committed to delivering measurable results for
our clients through executional excellence.
Kurt Salmon's North America Health Care Practice serves health care
organizations that refuse to compromise between mission and business
success. We partner with clients to create uniquely relevant health care
organizations that transform care delivery for the 21st century. To
learn more visit www.kurtsalmon.com/healthcare
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