Michael has extensive experience working on physician alignment projects with various specialists and primary care physicians across the US. In addition to facilitating independent physician practice acquisitions and performing physician/extender compensation modeling, Michael has distinct expertise helping hospitals and physicians jointly craft clinical comanagement agreements that are win-win for both parties. Michael also often works on projects involving change management, and he provides ongoing implementation and execution assistance after the discover/vision and develop/design phases.

Prior to joining Sg2, Michael worked for Charis Healthcare and the National Strategy Practice of Dixon Hughes Goodman (DHG). At DHG, Michael helped to standardize the firm’s approach to clinical comanagement and developed a tool kit for use with clients. He was also intimately involved with clinically integrated network development projects.

Michael has more than 10 years of experience in the health care industry and has worked with numerous hospital clients on projects ranging from physician alignment initiatives to ambulatory strategy projects and freestanding ED validation to service line, hospital and system planning. In addition to hospital-physician affiliation work, he has helped design cutting-edge system-to-system service line affiliation models. His clients have ranged from county-owned critical access hospitals to national for-profit health systems and have included some of the largest and most prestigious academic medical centers and academic health systems in the United States.

Michael received a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Notre Dame.