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Daniel J. Marino, Managing Partner

Daniel J. Marino

Managing Partner

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Daniel J. Marino, Managing Partner

Daniel J. Marino specializes in shaping strategic and economic initiatives for healthcare organizations and senior healthcare leaders in areas that include board retreat facilitation, collaborative growth strategy and partnerships, network development and structure, hospital/physician/payer alignment and analytics/digital insights.

With more than 20 years of consulting experience, Daniel’s commitment to healthcare quality and care excellence allows him to develop meaningful relationships with clients and guide them through transformative change.

Daniel is a frequent speaker at healthcare industry conferences where he shares his insights into the shift to value-based care and trends in provider economic performance, population health and data analytics. He also regularly writes articles for healthcare industry publications about topics related to transformation in healthcare delivery.

Specialties:

  • Value-Based Strategy
  • Strategic Board Retreat Facilitation
  • Data and Governance
  • Analytics

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Lucy Zielinski, Managing Partner

Lucy Zielinski

Managing Partner

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Lucy Zielinski, Managing Partner

Lucy Zielinski specializes in helping health systems and medical groups achieve top financial and operational performance. With more than 25 years of experience, she achieves this optimization through physician-hospital alignment, which includes clinically integrated networks, value-based programs, telehealth services, coding and revenue cycle improvement, and physician leadership programs. Lucy believes that investing in leadership, strategy, and technology are a company’s greatest investment.

She is an industry-renowned thought leader who has been featured in numerous healthcare industry publications such as HFMA, AMGA and MGMA. Her expertise is in population health management, key performance indicators and benchmarking, Quality Payment Programs including MIPS and APMs, and women in leadership. She is a frequent presenter at regional and national healthcare conferences for physicians, practice administrators, and finance executives.

Specialties:

  • Ambulatory Revenue Cycle
  • Value-Based Programs
  • Telehealth
  • Physician Leadership

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George Mayzell, MD, MBA, FACHE, Managing Principal

George Mayzell, MD, MBA, FACHE

Managing Principal

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George Mayzell, MD, MBA, FACHE, Managing Principal

Dr. George Mayzell is a physician executive who specializes in helping healthcare organizations transform their delivery of care through population health strategies, care management redesign, and physician leadership programs. His extensive career spans more than two decades in healthcare and includes direct experience with hospitals, health plans, integrated delivery systems, and clinical practice.

An expert on innovative payment models at both the system and provider level, Dr. Mayzell collaborates with physicians and provider networks to build Accountable Care Organizations and financial risk models that improve quality care and effectively manage clinical variation (including cost per care and outcomes).

Specialties:

  • Population Health
  • Physician Compensation Models
  • Physician Leadership

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Doug McKinley, Psy.D., MCC, Managing Principal

Doug McKinley, Psy.D., MCC

Managing Principal

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Doug McKinley, Psy.D., MCC, Managing Principal

Doug McKinley specializes in working with business leaders, helping them grow, become more effective, and reach their full potential. An experienced clinician, Doug discovered his career passion in 1999, zeroing in on the field of executive coaching, where he guided Fortune 500 executives, small business leaders, nonprofit leaders, and churches.

In the healthcare field, Doug is a highly sought-after facilitator for executive leadership teams at hospitals, Academic Medical Centers, and Universities. His skills in coaching have been integral to the development of both existing and emerging physician and nursing leaders. By identifying the specific psychological markers and drivers that define how each person is motivated and how they can accelerate their growth, Doug helps leaders break out of stagnation and find the drive and direction they need to be the best versions of themselves.

Doug is best known for his design and implementation of cultural transformation initiatives and physician engagement and resiliency initiatives. He has a passion for building bridges between people, whether he’s working carefully past impasses as a conflict mediator in high-stakes leadership situations, or mapping out employee motivators to improve coaching, performance, and engagement.

Specialties:

  • Culture Transformation
  • Leadership Development and Assessments
  • Board Retreat Facilitation
  • Conflict Mediation
  • Team Cohesiveness
  • Organizational Health

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Tim Hanners

Managing Principal

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Tim Hanners, Managing Principal

Tim is a healthcare executive with over thirty years in hospital administration, physician relations, and business development. He has a personal understanding of what is needed in the C-suite and physician offices, as well as what it takes to get governing board support. Tim successfully led a full spectrum of organizations: Christus Health System, HCA Healthcare, joint venture surgery centers, University Health System, and large specialty systems like Cook Children's Health Care System. His key strengths include negotiation, market gain, and strategy.

Tim’s consulting experience includes clients such as: Christus Health System, Catholic Health Initiatives, HCA Healthcare, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, University Health System, MyMichigan Health, Hackensack University Medical Center, and Allina Health.

Tim has guided physician alignment with hospital leadership and strategy. His referral development strategy and launching business development teams has produced impressive results.

He has experience successfully integrating and transitioning practices as well as developing a leading strategy for surgical volume growth. In addition to facilitating physician network growth and development, Tim has recruited hundreds of physician disciplines from primary care to subspecialists. Combining physician recruitment strategy and planning, he is very adept at supporting systems in vertical integration with physicians.

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David LeBec, MD

Physician Executive, Perioperative and Anesthesia

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David LeBec, MD, Physician Executive, Perioperative and Anesthesia

Dr. Lebec is an experienced physician executive with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry. He is skilled in predictive analytics, physician compensation structures, anesthesia services contracting, clinical staffing models, and healthcare strategic planning.

Currently, Dr Lebec is the Chief Medical Officer for a national anesthesia services company. He also provides consulting services through his company COVA Management Group LLC. Prior to his current positions, Dr. Lebec was a Market President for a publicly traded $1.2 billion anesthesia services company. In this role, Dr. Lebec worked closely with medical practices, hospitals, and healthcare systems. He was directly responsible for the clinical operations and profitability of his market of nearly 800 providers generating in excess of $250 million in revenue. Dr. Lebec, through his consulting company, assists hospitals and health systems with negotiating anesthesia service contracts and incentive-based physician employment agreements. Additionally, he has a keen interest in informatics and has developed and implemented several novel analytical tools used to improve quality, while reducing costs and waste for hospitals.

Dr. Lebec has remained clinically active throughout his career while holding multiple administrative and executive leadership positions.

Dr. Lebec has an undergraduate degree in Economics from Yale University and a master’s in health care management from the Harvard School of Public Health. He attended Drexel University School of Medicine and completed his anesthesia training at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Clifford Frank

Principal

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Clifford Frank, Principal

Clifford Frank specializes in advising healthcare provider organizations regarding direct-to-employer innovations, value-based contracting and reimbursement, and payer strategies and negotiations. Cliff has over 30 years of managed care executive leadership and consulting experience, working for payers, hospitals, IPAs, PHOs and Clinically Integrated Networks (CIN). His focus on reducing waste, enhancing quality, and creating clinical and financial alignment among providers and payers for the benefit of patient care is what sets him apart as an industry leader.

In his previous roles, Clifford has served as CEO for several provider-sponsored risk-bearing entities including FirstCare Health Plans of Texas, Vermont Managed Care, and Shore Quality Partners. He was the vice president of managed care for St. Vincent’s Health System and provides leadership to CIN’s operating shared savings relationships with payers and Medicare.

Today, Clifford routinely consults with leading hospital and health care systems across the U.S. on their managed care contracts, strategy, preparation for provider risk transfer, and innovative provider-payer partnerships.

Co-author of Physician Empowerment through Capitation (Aspen, 2000), Cliff has published numerous articles on capitation mechanics, operations, and risk assessment. He is also a frequent speaker at conferences on population health including HIMSS, National Association of Managed Care Physicians, and the National Association of ACOs.

Specialties:

  • Managed Care Consulting
  • Executive Leadership
  • Physician Empowerment
  • Population Health Expertise
  • Clinical Assessments
  • Financial Evaluation
  • Marketing & Operations
  • Public Speaking

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Jeffry A. Peters, MBA, BSBA

Managing Principal

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Jeffry A. Peters, MBA, BSBA, Managing Principal

As a seasoned healthcare leader, Jeff specializes in driving organizational performance with a focus on strategy, financial improvement, ambulatory care, physician practice management, value-based care, and physician recruitment/ retention/compensation. Jeff is adept in addressing the operational, financial, and political issues of healthcare organizations - from community-based hospitals to the large, complex quaternary academic medical centers.

Jeff started his career at Ingalls Hospital which is now a part of University of Chicago Medicine. He developed and executed an ambulatory healthcare strategy which included Urgent Aid, Ambulatory Surgery, Imaging, and physician offices throughout South Metropolitan Chicago. The strategy expanded the hospital service area and created a sustainable marketing channel for the health system. The strategy included a robust hospital-employed physician model which gained national recognition. This work led to the founding of Health Directions. Health Directions was a pioneer in formation of MSOs, hospital employed physician groups and integrated delivery systems. Jeff then founded Surgical Directions, LLC which has helped over 600 hospitals improve perioperative performance.

Jeff is a national speaker and has published numerous articles. Over the past 40 years, Jeff has successfully helped hundreds of physician, hospital, and academic groups in the areas of strategy/growth, acquisition, leadership operations, financial improvement, recruitment/retention, and stipend negotiations. His work has shaped the way ambulatory and surgical care is organized and delivered in the United States.

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