There is a Kenyan Proverb that says, 'Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable.' As healthcare reform continues to evolve, I believe those that will be successful will have embraced teamwork and a viewpoint that healthcare is a continuum of care, not individual parts.
Donna Cameron is a Managing Director in the Navigant Healthcare Strategic Solutions practice. With 34 years invested in the healthcare field, Donna Cameron has an eclectic repertoire of skills from which to draw when assisting her clients. She specializes in performance improvement, strategic planning, program development, organizational and process redesign, and physician-hospital integration. Donna has extensive expertise in the post-acute and long term care continuum, both as a clinician, operational executive, and consultant. Her experience spans multiple venues of care, including but not limited to inpatient rehabilitation facilities, skilled nursing facilities, long-term acute care hospitals, home health, and outpatient therapies. She has led several engagements supporting clients’ transition to value-based reimbursement models, including Bundled Payment for Care Improvement (BPCI), Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR), and Medicare Shared Savings Programs (MSSP). Donna has served as the Project Manager for large scale, multi-faceted client engagements focusing on horizontal integration and organizational transformation. Her clients include hospitals, post-acute providers, senior services organizations, and physician practices.
Donna began her career working for an organization providing residential and rehabilitation services for persons with developmental disabilities and traumatic brain injuries. Donna then served as the Chief Operating Officer for Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana (RHI) from 1991-1999. She facilitated the development, opening, and diversification of RHI, offering a comprehensive post-acute continuum. Donna's career transitioned to consulting in 1999. Early in her consulting career, she was honored to support the Indiana Governor’s Commission for Home and Community Based Services in 2002-2003.
As a consultant, Donna has led diverse engagements related to strategic plan development, post-acute strategy and operations improvement, value-based reimbursement preparation, clinical transformation, physician-hospital integration, service line business development, and specialty hospital development. She is a skilled change management facilitator. Articles she has authored appear in hfm Magazine and Healthcare Executive.
MAT, Speech/Language Pathology, Indiana University
BA, Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University
FACHE - Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives CCC-SP - Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech/Language Pathology HFA - Health Facilities Administrator License - Indiana; Speech Pathology License - Indiana
Membership and Activity Information
American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Executive Women in Healthcare - Member since 2002; Board Member since 2006 Vice President January 2007-June 2008; President July 2008-December 200 Indiana Hospital Association, Rehabilitation Task Force Member; 1999 - Present St. Vincent New Hope Board Member, January 2010 - Present