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Healthcare Strategy Consulting

Put strategic plans into action that meet and exceed your performance goals.

Freed provides healthcare strategy consulting services to some of the nation's largest healthcare plans and providers.
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Implement healthcare strategies that deliver powerful results.

With Freed’s healthcare strategy consulting services, you won’t get big, overreaching plans that sit on a shelf. Instead, you’ll receive real-world strategies with realistic, achievable approaches and plans to exceed your goals. And Freed is all in for the hard part — making strategy a reality.

Areas of focus.

Growth Strategies and Execution

As part of any initiative, Freed works with you and your teams to successfully frame and manage your strategic growth initiatives. Freed knows how to drive strategic initiatives, such as introducing new products and lines of business, market and service line expansion, and new community and business partnerships. We also know how to keep you focused on what’s important in order to reach your stated goals.

  • Visioning sessions and workshops
  • Business case development and value quantification
  • Operating model development
  • Capacity and facilities planning
  • Performance measurement
  • Program management utilizing Agile principles

Enterprise Transformation

Dramatic change initiatives continue to be in high demand throughout the healthcare industry. Most organizations have a keen sense of what they want to do. Where they often stumble is in the ongoing decision-making required to successfully manage a portfolio of enterprise-wide, strategic initiatives. That’s why our Freed teams work with the senior leadership of our clients to establish an operating structure.

  • Transformation strategy development
  • Enterprise Strategy Office implementation that drives top-level decision-making and manages enterprise initiatives
  • Change leadership and managing culture shifts and their impact
  • Governance operating model development
  • Portfolio performance measurement and management
  • Iterative enterprise planning and budgeting
  • Program management utilizing Agile principles

Our experts.

Carly Dunham

Carly Dunham

Healthcare Consultant
  • Specialist in digital health and transformation
  • Record of success reinvigorating programs to improve value-based delivery, strengthen stakeholder relationships, garner strategic alignment, and foster continuous improvement
  • Leadership experience spanning management of mega-program portfolios, delivery, finances, and governance
  • Passion for coaching to supercharge the performance of clients and their teams
Dustin Nides

Dustin Nides

Healthcare Consultant
  • Distinguished record of improving health care performance and outcomes for multiple organizations
  • Combines keen analytical experience with cutting-edge business acumen to achieve breakthrough client results
  • Has significant experience in mega-program management and digital transformation, as well as process improvement, business case creation, and complex executive reporting
Gary Paolinelli

Gary Paolinelli

Healthcare Consultant
  • Serves as a strategic thought partner to leaders at the system level, acting as an advisor on program and change management strategies
  • Excels at building strong and effective teams of direct reports and managing staff in a matrixed environment
  • Holds certifications in Project Management, Lean Leadership, and Change Management
Matt Dutton

Matt Dutton

Vice President, Client Solutions
  • Brings 30 years of healthcare management consulting experience to health plans, providers, and vertically integrated delivery systems
  • Helps clients realize the value of their strategic investments by using proven and agile methodologies, engaging with leadership, and establishing governance models to exceed expected outcomes
  • Responsible for client programs focused on digital transformation and agile funding models, interoperability, pricing transparency, and data analytics
Jonathan Saylors

Jonathan Saylors

Vice President, Client Solutions
  • Brings more than 20 years of healthcare management experience focusing on operational performance improvement, transformational strategies, and program management for leading health systems and insurers
  • Provides subject matter expertise in organizational design, health equity, consumer insights and experiences, growth strategy, and change management initiatives
  • Serves as a strategic thought partner to healthcare leaders seeking to optimize care delivery and business operations

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Explore other ways Freed Associates can help.

The Freed healthcare consulting group works closely with healthcare organizations to help improve processes and outcomes.

Healthcare Operations Consulting

The rapid evolution of healthcare is forcing all organizations to continuously adjust. Freed has the expert consultants you need to advance your operational improvements, from business practices to care delivery, to care management practices and facilities planning.

Healthcare Analytics & Technology Consulting

Implementing sustainable, strategic change in healthcare has always been a challenge. That’s why so many organizations turn to Freed Associates. Our healthcare consultants not only guide senior leadership to help make transformation initiatives a reality, but we also roll up our sleeves and work side by side with your implementation teams to get initiatives across the finish line.

Healthcare Regulatory Compliance Consulting

Improving efficiencies and delivering better care depends on robust data analytics capabilities and well-designed systems. Freed has decades of experience helping to realize the value of these investments, from data strategy and analytics initiatives to digital transformation and complex system implementations.

Healthcare Revenue Cycle Consulting

Meeting state and federal-issued regulations is an intensely confusing, time-consuming and constant endeavor. Freed can help you accurately interpret regulations, evaluate appropriate actions, drive impact assessments, achieve regulatory preparedness and successfully complete health plan audits.

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