Bruce Henderson

Managing Director

Chicago - Headquarters, IL +1.312.583.4156

Areas of Expertise

Bruce Henderson is a Managing Director with Navigant Healthcare and leader of the Healthcare Strategy practice.  He is a senior executive with more than 35 years of experience leading, growing and advising integrated healthcare systems, academic medical centers, regional and national payers, large multi-specialty group practices and diversified healthcare businesses.

He has assisted clients in formulating strategic business plans, market capturing strategies and information technology (IT) strategic plans based upon market and operations assessments, competitive capabilities analysis and financial requirements/returns analysis. He has established new corporations, business units, software and product lines and organized and directed teams in developing and executing formalized plans for improved processes, outcomes, competitiveness and compliance. His leadership has been instrumental in helping his clients grow and achieve sustainable success. He has a clear and articulate vision of the market, the industry and the trends affecting each and is frequently sought after as a knowledgeable and insightful speaker and executive coach.

He is skilled in business and IT strategy and transformation, customer management and technology enablers to improve cost and quality and build competitive advantage and financial success. He is extremely knowledgeable about the Medicare Modernization Act, the development of a National Health Information Infrastructure, the Affordable Care Act and the intended industry transforming implications of each.

Professional Experience:

  • Successfully formed and led a national health IT and a healthcare strategy practice for two global professional services companies.
  • Led a large metropolitan medical center and a multi-state healthcare system.
  • Formed and led a regional health plan and merged several large physician practices into a multi-specialty group.
  • Recently led the convergence and integration strategies and advisory services for a national payer’s ACO group in developing partnerships with large complex health systems.
MBA, Healthcare Administration, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH
BS, University of Cincinnati
Membership and Activity Information
eHealth Initiative
Leadership Council of HFMA
Previous Officer of the Board of Directors of Continua Health Alliance
Previous member of the Boards of the Center for Health Transformation and the National Alliance for Health Information Technology

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