Helen is an executive healthcare consultant providing direction in strategy development, organizational design, management alignment, and strategic implementation. Her focus is on strategic change management in complex, dynamic healthcare organizations embarking on transformational growth.
Most recently, Helen was a principal at Evolent Health, an innovative start-up company that partners with leading healthcare delivery systems to develop value-based care capabilities. The strategy team provided client-specific roadmaps for operational re-design, analytics, IT optimization, and organizational alignment to drive toward a new business model.
Helen has also provided independent consulting services on new strategic development initiatives for Geisinger Health System, Navigant Consulting, and Duke Medical Center. Prior to her consulting roles, Helen spent ten years at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in leadership roles that included the initial clinical integration efforts across its newly acquired hospitals, ranging from a large academic medical center to a small rural community hospital, and became the first system-wide vice president for care management and quality. She developed strategic goal-setting and management compensation initiatives to align goals across multiple divisions. Helen began her career as a planning analyst at the Stanford University Medical Center.
Helen received her BA from Harvard University and a dual MBA/MHHA from the University of Iowa Graduate School.