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Independent management consultants specializing in healthcare

Independent management consultants in the Umbrex community have experience across the full range of the healthcare industry, including payers, providers, distributors, and pharmacies. Over 90% of our healthcare practice consultants are alums of McKinsey, Bain, or BCG. The majority have experience in roles in the healthcare industry. A substantial number are medical doctors.

For life sciences consultants, please visit our Pharmaceutical practice and our Medical Device practice.

Examples of how we help healthcare clients

Developed strategic plan for an online service in an ambulatory network with 450 locations. Drove $30M in financial impact. 

Led strategy for the pediatric program at an academic medical center which led to the construction of a $200 million free-standing children’s hospital.

Created dashboard for client’s robotic surgery KPIs for 40 locations across the US, providing visibility into $28M of annual spend.

For a growth-phase healthcare technology company, captured 30% cost and efficiency gains through internal lean process redesign and workflow management software tools

Led development of new safety processes in San Diego hospitals that decreased hospital-acquired pressure ulcer rates within six months.

Implemented strategic sourcing initiative at a system of 16 hospitals. Shifted the bulk of medical supply purchases from 1000+ suppliers to a single distributor. Changes resulted in a $7M (22%) decrease in annual distribution expenses, $11M (45%) reduction in inventory, and improved service.

For an integrated managed care consortium, led initiative that improved clinical call center service levels by 37% and raised patient satisfaction by 12% within one year.

Healthcare experience at top firms such as:

Director, Corporate and Business Development

Director, Operational Excellence

Senior Director

Vice President, Strategy and Patient Experience

VP of Development

Senior Director of Operational Excellence

Director, Marketing Analysis and Planning

Vice President Supply Chain

VP Organizational Effectiveness, OptumHealth

Head of Enterprise & Client Operations

What clients say

Insights on the healthcare from our podcast:​


Value-Based Care

Mary Cummins


Digital Health

Kian Beyzavi


Healthcare Market Research

Joe McCann


Managed Care

Mark Newsom


The Managed Care Industry

Betsy Seals

Insights on the healthcare industry from our members:

Useful resources on the healthcare industry recommended by our members

  • National Association of Corporate Directors
  • Society for Corporate Governance
  • International Corporate Governance Network
  • Business Roundtable
  • The Handbook of Board Governance: A Comprehensive Guide for Public, Private, and Not-for-Profit Board Members 2nd Edition
  • A Carver Policy Governance Guide, The Policy Governance Model and the Role of the Board Member 2nd Edition
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