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Sg2 Experts

Sg2’s team of experts leads the development of analytics, intelligence, education and consulting. Their thoughtful analysis and provocative opinions guide health care leaders as they navigate the evolving health care landscape.


Madeleine McDowell, MD, FAAP Principal, Medical Director Clinical Insights and Data Analytics

Madeleine leverages a decade of clinical experience in leading the development and application of Sg2’s data analytic tools and providing clinical insight for all Sg2 research—service line, strategic planning, performance strategy and clinical technology.  Her involvement with the annual updates of Sg2’s Impact of Change® forecasts and CARE Grouper ensures...

Henry Soch Vice President

First and foremost, Henry is a thinker—a thinker entrenched in the world of science, medicine and innovation. As a digital health evangelist and a passionate promoter of digital health technologies, e-learning and disruptive innovation, he is a leading voice in the convergence of technology and health, helping to define, dissect...

Jeffrey Moser Principal

As a thought leader on the shift to value-based care, Jeff prepares clients by helping them understand the implications of both macro- and microlevel emerging trends impacting health care. He plays a key role in the development of Sg2 Intelligence resources and educational offerings and is a frequent presenter and...

Stephen Jenkins, Senior Fellow

Steve Jenkins Senior Advisor

Steve contributes to Sg2’s work in the areas of strategy and growth, which he previously led as senior vice president. He works with Sg2 clients on a broad array of strategic issues and provides editorial direction for the firm’s intelligence and analytics. An expert on health policy and the economy’s...

Jack Friedman, PhD Sg2 Fellow

Jack contributes to Sg2’s intelligence on health care utilization trends, strategic planning, health care policy, physician alignment and clinical operations. His areas of expertise include health care payment and policy trends, integrated delivery networks, telemedicine, population health and risk-based payment models, including Medicare Advantage and accountable care delivery. He is...

Valinda Rutledge Sg2 Fellow

Valinda is responsible for assisting in the development of Sg2’s national thought leadership regarding payment transformation. Valinda is also the vice president of public payer health strategy in the Care Coordination Institute at Greenville Health System in South Carolina. She is responsible for identifying, analyzing and supporting the implementation of...

Brianna Motley Associate Principal

Brianna is a visionary strategist who develops innovative and structured planning approaches for large-scale health systems and multimarket organizations. As a member of the Sg2 Consulting team, she performs customized market analyses for her clients, basing strategic direction for success in the new value-based and consumer-focused health care era. Brianna...

Chad Giese Senior Consulting Director

As the leader of the cardiovascular team, Chad develops Sg2’s cardiovascular intelligence and strategic insights to help members navigate the current landscape and future projections for CV services. He works closely with members via calls, webinars, retreat facilitation and consulting engagements to help inform and advise future strategic direction on...

Chad O’Connor Vice President

As a key member of Sg2’s product strategy and management team, Chad oversees the positioning and development of the Sg2 Analytics platform. With a deep understanding of the current issues facing health system executives, he crafts the platform to address their needs. Chad also works directly with many Sg2 clientele...

Chris Pagano Consulting Director, Virtual Health

As a leader on Sg2’s technology and innovation team, Chris provides guidance on the implications and relevance of virtual care in the health industry. He also interprets the impact of emerging technologies on the health care landscape and advises US and international organizations on how best to leverage these offerings...

Jennifer O’Connor Vice President, Intelligence Delivery

As a senior member of the Sg2 Intelligence team, Jennifer works with business and clinical executives from leading hospitals and health systems to find and examine solutions related to physician alignment, engagement and workforce planning. As one of the original faculty of Sg2’s strategic planning workshop, she also works with...

Jay B Prystowsky, MD, MBA Principal

Jay provides thought leadership and shapes Sg2’s editorial perspective and vision for future care delivery models and patient-centric approaches in medicine and surgery services. He plays a key role in the creation of publications, conference materials, course materials and webinars focused on medicine and surgery. He also delivers and facilitates...

Jayme Zage, PhD Principal

As a senior member of Sg2’s service line thought leadership team, Jayme supports client needs across a broad range of service line initiatives, including structuring, strategic planning, workforce alignment, technology adoption and care delivery innovation. She is an esteemed thought leader in behavioral health and the neurosciences; while working on-site...

Jeremy C Miller, MD Sg2 Fellow

Jeremy contributes to Sg2’s intelligence on health care utilization trends, strategic planning, technology integration, physician alignment and clinical operations. His areas of clinical expertise include obstetrics and gynecology and minimally invasive surgery. Jeremy leverages his experience as a practicing physician and is an expert presenter and facilitator at various Sg2...

Jim Jacobsohn National Vice President

Jim brings 20 years of strategy experience in the health care and political arenas to his National Vice President role. Previously, Jim co-led Sg2’s Client Service team, focusing on operations and the integrated delivery of Sg2’s analytics and intelligence. Jim worked with hospitals and large multihospital health systems to maximize...

Karyl Kopaskie, PhD Senior Director

Karyl applies her research and strategy expertise to leading the women’s health and pediatrics team, while working closely with her clinical and business counterparts. She is a thought leader specializing in service line strategy and program development, as well as key trends impacting women’s and children’s services. Collaborating with Sg2’s...

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As of February 11, 2016, Vizient, Inc. has completed its purchase of MedAssets Sg2 and spend and clinical resource management segments from Pamplona Capital Management, LLC. MedAssets revenue cycle business will continue to operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pamplona Capital Management LLP.

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