John is a partner in Guidehouse's Health segment, leading payer and provider growth strategies in the western US market. He has more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry, with over 20 years experience in management consulting. Whitham is a seasoned industry expert with a passion for developing optimal client consulting partnerships with Guidehouse that build growth, enable key strategies, enhance performance and results, and mitigate risk. He prides himself in developing consulting relationships that directly add tangible value to clients through line incentives and delivering results.
Prior to Guidehouse, Whitham led the development and oversight of HIT practices focused on improving performance with two national consulting firms; advising many hospitals, health systems, and provider organizations on how to best leverage their technology solutions to improve performance and enable strategic objectives. He has served as a board member and trusted advisor to many of the leading technology firms in the US as well as private equity-backed healthcare technology firms at varying stages of their growth and development.