Brent Shive is a director in the sales and solutions practice. He is a healthcare executive with more than 30 years of extensive experience in strategic account management of collaborative relationships with hospitals and health systems of all sizes. Brent helps healthcare providers improve financial, operational, and quality performance, and is accustomed to high-value outcomes in clinical, financial, and operational performance by focusing on effective, collaborative planning and implementation. He has worked with hospitals, health systems, physician practices, and health care providers of all sizes, many of which are seeking opportunities to accelerate collaboration without formal management or affiliation agreements. His goal has always been to help them maximize their collective strength by working together to solve shared challenges.
These collaborative groups have achieved:
Top decile performance in clinical quality and patient satisfaction
Feasibility and development planning for clinically integrated networks
Supply cost reductions through aggregation of purchasing volume such as regional GPOs
Cost reductions in physician preference items such as orthopedic implants
Supply standardization based on clinical performance, outcomes, and cost
Improvement in labor efficiency as a result of process improvement and implementing best practices
Brent started his career at SunHealth as a management engineer, and implemented one of the first automated procedural level cost accounting systems in a hospital. He worked closely with managers and physicians within all departments to identify all direct and indirect costs for each service charged. Throughout his career his greatest satisfaction and success has been in helping his clients accelerate their performance improvement efforts through collaboration with other providers. Executive leaders have frequently recognized him as a key resource in their performance improvement successes.
MBA, University of North Carolina Charlotte BS, Industrial Engineering, North Carolina State University