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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.


Katherine Zentner Director

As a leader on 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...

Lisa Slama, PhD Principal

Lisa guides hospital and health system executive leadership and planning teams in developing clinical/business models to prepare for the high-value health care era. She also leads strategic planning projects to help organizations increase market share, foster alignment with providers, improve profitability and optimize care delivery. As an enterprise strategy thought...

Mark Larson Principal

Mark leads research and development, supporting organizational transition to value-based care with a focus across the clinical enterprise. He is a thought leader in performance strategy for emerging workforce, consumerism, and innovative care delivery models and frequently networks with industry leaders, actively interprets industry and consumer trends, and oversees content...

Michael A Humphrey National Vice President

As a Client Relations team leader, Michael helps health care executives achieve their organizational strategic growth and performance goals by proactively aligning Sg2 intelligence and analytic resources with their specific needs to help them engage in value-driven initiatives. Working with Sg2’s academic medical center and international clients, he provides a...

Rebecca Limestall Principal

Rebecca directs the delivery of Sg2 intelligence via educational offerings such as conferences, courses and webinars. She oversees Sg2’s flagship annual conference series, the Sg2 Executive Summit, which presents thought leadership and strategic advice to more than 1,500 health care executives across the US. As leader of Sg2 Education, she...

Tim Remus, PhD Senior Consulting Director

Tim leads the development and delivery of Sg2’s cancer intelligence and provides subject area expertise for oncology, life science and pharmaceutical consulting projects. He is responsible for overseeing the development of Sg2’s oncology viewpoint, including intelligence for publications, webinars and the Impact of Change® forecast, and supplies Sg2 members with...

Amit Sharma

Amit Sharma Consulting Lead

Amit is an international health care business leader with more than a decade of experience in solving clients’ key business and clinical questions. He has led health care projects in 10 different countries, 30 US states and across Canada and has been with Sg2 since 2004, assuming a leadership position...

Christopher McBride

Chris McBride Principal

Chris brings more than 28 years of experience in health care consulting, working with hospitals and health systems, physician practices and within the industry. His consulting focus has included financial management, strategic planning, marketing/communications plan development and implementation, hospital-physician managed care negotiation, hospital-physician alignment, market growth, program development, facility space...

Jon Yipp

Jon Yipp Principal

Jon brings 25 years of health care planning, consulting and hospital operational experience. He has led many complex consulting engagements in strategy and business planning, financial planning and analysis, scenario development and forecasting, service line development, hospital joint-ventures and due diligence, physician group and network development, performance and operational improvement,...

Karl Karlsson, PhD Principal

As a lead on the Sg2 Consulting team, Karl leverages nearly 20 years of experience in life sciences to develop strategies for health care systems and life sciences companies. On a day-to-day basis, Karl is either actively involved in advising health systems on future-focused strategies to capture smart growth, or...

Kevin Lieb

Kevin Lieb Principal

Kevin is responsible for business development and client relationship efforts. He has more than 24 years of health care–related experience delivering solutions across a broad spectrum of hospital based initiatives, which include project leadership related to physician alignment, quality improvement, patient satisfaction, service line strategy and market development, as well...

Kristi Crowe Principal

Drawing upon more than 20 years of health care management, clinical and strategic consulting experience, Kristi leads Sg2 consulting engagements to assist health care providers and suppliers in maximizing their current service line and ambulatory strategies. As a thought leader and national educator in orthopedics and service line strategy, she...

Tawnya Bosko, DHA Vice President

Drawing upon 20 years of experience in health care management and strategy, Tawnya collaborates with health systems and payers to develop innovative and detailed plans for future growth. She has advised clients on strategies for mergers/acquisitions and the development of clinically integrated networks, strategies for provider-owned health plans, and overall...

Ted Pfeiffer Vice President

As a member of the Sg2 Consulting team, Ted focuses on strategic planning and business growth engagements. He has worked for more than 20 years as a consultant and community builder on behalf of health care providers. Prior to joining Sg2, Ted served as executive director of InSight, the independent...

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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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