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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 Expertise: Analytics and market data, care redesign, service line strategy, strategic planning

Madeleine leverages a decade of clinical experience to 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 Expertise: Clinical technology strategy, innovation

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 Expertise: Ambulatory strategy, health care policy and trends, retail and consumer strategy, strategic planning

As a thought leader on the shift to value-based care, Jeff prepares clients by helping them understand the implications of both macro- and micro-level 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 Expertise: Health care policy and trends, market data, strategic planning

Steve contributes to Sg2’s Strategic Planning research, which he previously led as senior vice president. He works with Sg2’s 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 impact on health care trends,...

Jack Friedman, PhD Expertise: Payer and employer strategy, risk-based payment models

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 Expertise: Health care policy and trends, payer and employer strategy, risk-based payment models

Valinda leverages her experience as a health care executive to contribute to Sg2’s intelligence on health care utilization trends, strategic planning, health care policy, physician alignment and clinical operations. Her areas of expertise include payment initiatives, clinical innovation and population health. She is an expert presenter and facilitator at various...

Chad Giese Expertise: Cardiovascular, care redesign, chronic care strategy, technology adoption

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 Expertise: Analytics and market data, service line strategy, strategic planning

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 Expertise: Virtual health, innovation, technology planning

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...

Hema Bisarya Expertise: Pediatrics, care redesign, performance and quality improvement

As director of pediatrics on Sg2’s Intelligence team, Hema leverages more than a decade of experience to provide strategic thought leadership for children’s hospitals and pediatric programs across the country. Her expert insights range from emerging trends impacting pediatric service lines to improving health care quality for children to custom...

Jay B Prystowsky, MD, MBA Expertise: Bariatric surgery, gastroenterology, care redesign, physician alignment strategy, physician education

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 Expertise: Neurosciences, behavioral health, post-acute care strategy, workforce planning

As a senior leader of Sg2’s service line research team, Jayme supports client needs across a broad range of service line initiatives, including structuring, strategic planning and workforce alignment. She is an esteemed thought leader in the neurosciences and behavioral health. While working on-site with clients, she often leads behavioral...

Jeremy C Miller, MD Expertise: OB/GYN minimally invasive surgery, physician alignment strategy, technology adoption

Leveraging his experience as a practicing physician, Jeremy contributes expert insights 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. He frequently presents and facilitates at various Sg2 events. As a faculty...

Jim Jacobsohn Expertise: Analytics and market data, service line strategy, strategic planning

Jim leads the Strategic Analytics team in partnering with health care executives to make data-driven strategic decisions by understanding market dynamics and capitalizing on growth opportunities. Working with hospitals and large multihospital health systems across the US to maximize the value of Sg2 Analytics, Jim infuses his expertise into projects...

Karyl Kopaskie, PhD Expertise: Women’s health, care redesign, program development

Karyl applies her research and strategy expertise to leading the women’s health 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 service line...

Katherine Zentner Expertise: neurosciences, spine, channel strategy, service line planning

As a leader of the Neurosciences service line research team, Kate contributes to the development and delivery of Sg2’s neurosciences, spine and behavioral health offerings, working closely with clients to provide comprehensive research- and analytics-driven strategic intelligence. In her current role, she has contributed to projects including the annual development...

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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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