Edward Abraham is a partner within the payer/provider sector of the health practice at Guidehouse. He is a physician executive with an exceptional track record of success and innovation in leading and transforming academic medical centers, including healthcare delivery, finances, research, and educational programs.
Prior to Guidehouse, he served as Executive Vice President for Health Affairs of the University of Miami and CEO of the University of Miami Health System, an academic medical center with more than $2.5 billion/year in revenues, 1,300 physicians, and more than 10,000 employees. In these roles, he led the University of Miami Health System to its two best years of financial performance as well as to its highest levels of inpatient and ambulatory volumes, quality, and patient satisfaction.
Additionally, Abraham served as Dean of two medical schools (University of Miami and Wake Forest School of Medicine). At both medical schools, he led strategic planning initiatives, implemented new faculty compensation plans and approaches to funds flow, developed new research strategic plans, led curriculum redesign and reaccreditation processes, and focused on improving national reputation and rankings, including US News and World Report rankings. He is passionate about innovation and transformation of healthcare, and particularly in optimizing the unique position of academic medical centers in healthcare delivery.
Transforming Healthcare Organizations by Optimizing Clinical and Business Processes