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Advisors

Theresa Bischoff

Theresa (Terry) Bischoff is currently a Partner with RC Consulting, focused on strategic consulting for health care and other not-for-profit organizations.

From January 2004 to September 2010, Ms. Bischoff served as Chief Executive Officer of the American Red Cross in Greater New York. It is the largest Red Cross chapter in the country, covering the five boroughs of New York City as well as Putnam, Rockland, Orange, and Sullivan Counties. As a disaster response and preparedness organization providing immediate humanitarian support, it serves more than 9 million people in the Greater New York area.

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Fred Brown

Fred L. Brown’s healthcare career spans 50 years. A noted advocate for America’s hospitals and healthcare organizations, he has served in many prominent leadership roles. He currently serves as Chairman of Fred L. Brown & Associates LLC a healthcare consulting company. He also serves as Chair of the Alumni Council of Regents for Northwestern University and on the Board of Governors of the Northwestern University Libraries. He was Past Chair of the Board of Commissioners of the Joint Commission, Past Chairman of the National Kidney Foundation and Past Chairman of the American Hospital Association.

Brown emphasizes the important role healthcare organizations play in society. He is noted for his expertise in issues related to healthcare integration, governance, operations, public policy, diversity, spiritual care, community health and social Responsibility.

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Victor V Buzachero

Vic Buzachero is currently President of G3 Cultures, a Talent Management consultancy, and CHRO Emeritus of Scripps Health in San Diego. He has more than 40 years of health care experience and is an author, Director of various corporations, and frequent speaker on topics of Succession Planning, Great Workplaces, ROI in Healthcare, Executive Compensation and Labor Relations.

During his 15+ years at Scripps Health, they were recognized by AARP and Working Mother Magazine as a top employer as well as being named to Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Additionally, Scripps was recognized by the National Association Female Executives as a Top Employer, Top Employer by Diversity MBA, and a Top Latino Employer.

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Charles Evans

Charles R. Evans is President of the International Health Services Group (IHSG) and Senior Advisor at Jackson Healthcare. IHSG is a social enterprise he founded in 2007 to support health services development in underserved areas of the world. It is the mission of IHSG to work with established organizations to supplement their capabilities in healthcare management and development as they work to achieve their broader missions. Current projects are located in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America. IHSG also founded and supports the Leadership Corps for management capacity building. Finally, IHSG is active in encouraging international hospital partnerships between US hospitals and hospitals in economically developing countries.

Jackson Healthcare is an Atlanta-based consortium of companies that provide physician and clinician staffing, anesthesia management and healthcare information technology solutions proven to improve clinical and financial outcomes to hospitals, health systems and physician groups throughout the U.S.

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Robert Huckman

Robert Huckman is the Albert J. Weatherhead III Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, the Faculty Chair of the HBS Healthcare Initiative, and the Chair of the MBA Required Curriculum. He currently teaches the second-year MBA course entitled Transforming Health Care Delivery and has previously taught both required and elective courses in Technology and Operations Management. Professor Huckman is the Faculty Chair of HBS' executive education program entitled Managing Health Care Delivery and a member of the teaching faculty for Business Innovations in Global Health Care. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Co-Chair of the management track of Harvard's doctoral program in health policy.

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Denis Rivera

Dennis Rivera is President of RC Consulting Group, LLC. He is the former Chair of SEIU Healthcare, the healthcare division of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). Launched in June of 2007, SEIU Healthcare unites over 1.1 million nurses and healthcare workers in an effort to provide the highest quality health care to every patient, heal our nation’s broken healthcare system, and bring hope of better jobs and better lives to millions of caregivers throughout the U.S. Modern Healthcare, the industry’s foremost publication, ranked Dennis Rivera sixth on its list of the “100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare.”

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Robb Webb

Robb Webb has global experience establishing, growing, repositioning, and transforming organizations.

As a senior human resources leader, he has driven organization effectiveness in the manufacturing, financial services, hospitality, and health care sectors.

He has served as Chief Human Resources Officer for Tenet Healthcare and Hyatt Hotels Corporation. During his tenure at Hyatt, the company was recognized as a Fortune Magazine 100 Best Places to Work, one of the 25 Best Multinational Places to Work, and one of the top 100 Best Places for Diversity. As executive vice president for Global Service Delivery at Citigroup Employee Services, he led the teams providing back office support to the entire workforce.

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Alan Weinstein

Alan Weinstein is the founder and former President and Chief Executive Officer of Premier Health Alliance. He also served as the past President and Chief Executive Officer of Premier, Inc. Premier, Inc. provides various shared services to over 1,200 hospitals including group purchasing ($34 billion in purchasing volume in 2007), hospital insurance services, management engineering, clinical & expense data services, venture funding, strategic consulting, bio medical engineering and equipment repair, innovation evaluations and process improvement consulting.

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