Rulon Stacey, Healthcare Strategist

Rulon Stacey, PhD


Health Systems

Chicago , IL +1.312.583.5870

Areas of Expertise

Dr. Rulon Stacey is a partner and leader of the Healthcare Strategy business unit. As a nationally recognized healthcare leader, Dr. Stacey brings a future-focused, leadership-driven approach to clients, as well as a unique understanding of provider issues, leadership and governance challenges, and strategy alternatives. He provides expertise in the design and development of initiatives that support cultural and organizational changes needed for ongoing success as health systems evolve from fee-for-service to a value-based environment.

  • Organizational Transformation: Provides support and technical expertise for fee-for-value readiness
  • Strategy Development: Advises in the evolution to a Curve 2 future by identifying the specific nature of the market and what must be done to prepare for a collaborative future, including M&A evaluations and recommendations
  • Performance Leadership: Develops a data-driven process of performance excellence to meet clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction, and financial targets

A nationally recognized governance speaker and leader, Dr. Stacey helps governing boards strategize, understand board organization and performance measures, and develop leadership and board succession plans.

In June 2015, Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker appointed Dr. Stacey to a second three-year term as the chair of the board of overseers of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. He is a former chair of the board of directors of the American College of Healthcare Executives and was twice named by Modern Healthcare as among the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.

PhD, Health Policy University of Colorado at Denver
MHA, Health Administration Brigham Young University
BS, Economics with a minor in Philosophy Brigham Young University
Membership and Activity Information
Chair, Board of Overseers
Malcolm Baldridge Nation Quality Award Chair
CEO Forum
International Hospital Federation, Geneva, Switzerland Faculty
Masters of Health Administration Department
University of Minnesota Member
American Hospital Association Large System Governing Council Member
Colorado Hospital Association Member
Board of Directors of multiple joint venture physician partnerships
Fellow, American College of Healthcare Executives
Member, National Eagle Scout Association

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