Stern Consulting advises health systems across the country on issues of strategy, operations and marketing & planning. We have worked for two of the five largest health systems in the country and for hospitals ranging from small rural institutions to major academic medical centers. We have also performed HMO market studies for one of the nation’s largest pharmaceutical companies. (See a sampling of Stern Consulting’s healthcare clients.)

Strategic Consulting

We offer support to healthcare organizations to: 

  • Assess board performance
  • Perform due diligence around investments
  • Develop strategic plans

Operational Improvement

We engage with hospitals and health systems to:

  • Develop programs for hospital-wide target-setting
  • Establish department-specific efficiency programs
  • Design management training programs
  • Analyze Medicare compliance and fraud & abuse vulnerability

Marketing & Planning

We provide marketing and planning services to: 

  • Determine market size
  • Analyze utilization trends
  • Assess impact of regulatory changes on practice patterns