Chirag Patel is a Director in the Healthcare Strategy practice at Guidehouse, supporting his clients with a variety of strategic planning needs. With more than 15 years of experience, Chirag brings a diverse set of experiences to his clients. As a consultant, he has served as a leader and assisted a variety of health systems in developing long-term enterprise and service line level strategic plans, portfolio assessments and partnership planning, payer-provider partnership development, and other critical growth oriented projects.
Chirag has also served as the Vice President for Enterprise Strategy and Development for Carle Health, a vertically integrated health system in central Illinois with market leading hospital and physician operations and a 250,000+ member health plan across four states, where he lead planning, business development, payer-provider partnership development, and on in interim basis, and marketing and communication functions across the enterprise.
B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University M.A., Learning Sciences, Northwestern University
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Advisory Board Member, Biomedical Engineering Department, Northwestern University