Population Health Management Certificate - Faculty

Anand Krishnaswamy

Anand Krishnaswamy is a Vice President in Kaufman Hall’s Strategic and Financial Planning practice. His responsibilities focus on providing analytical and technical support for healthcare clients in the execution of strategic initiatives and partnership transactions. He has worked with a wide range of organizations, including multi-state health systems, academic medical centers, community hospitals, and physician groups.

Mr. Krishnaswamy is a regular speaker at national and regional industry organization events, and has authored articles for trade publications such as hfm magazine.

He holds a J.D. from the Gould School of Law and a Master’s of Public Policy from the Sol Price School of Public Policy, both at the University of Southern California. He has a B.S. in Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon University.

Matthew J. Lambert III, M.D.

Matthew J. Lambert III, M.D., Senior Vice President of Kaufman Hall, has more than 40 years of healthcare experience working as a physician, healthcare executive, and board member. He is a member of Kaufman Hall’s Strategic and Financial Planning practice, and is focused on assisting hospitals and health systems with integrated strategic and financial planning, service line planning/distribution across systems, and medical staff planning/physician alignment strategy.

Dr. Lambert received an M.D. from St. Louis University School of Medicine, an M.B.A. from the College of William and Mary in Virginia, and a B.S. from the University of Notre Dame. He completed a residency in General Surgery at the University of Michigan Medical Center.

Dr. Lambert is currently serving a three-year term on the Board of Trustees of the Catholic Health Association of the United States.

Walter W. Morrissey, M.D.

Walter Morrissey, M.D., Managing Director of Kaufman Hall, has more than 20 years of healthcare experience working as a clinician, strategic advisor, and administrator. He is a member of Kaufman Hall’s Strategic and Financial Planning practice, and is focused on assisting hospitals and health systems with designing and rationalizing regional delivery networks, clinical and physician alignment strategy, and organizational transformation in preparation for the ongoing transition to value-based healthcare.

Dr. Morrissey is a frequent speaker at conferences, national meetings, and industry events. He serves on the Clinical Advisory Panel of Santé Health Ventures, a healthcare venture capital firm in Austin, Texas, and sits on the Board of Directors of Algonquin State Bank in Algonquin, IL.

Dr. Morrissey received an M.D. from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine and a Bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Loyola University Medical Center, and an additional year of clinical training in Loyola’s Division of Cardiovascular Disease.

John Poziemski

John Poziemski is a Senior Vice President of Kaufman Hall and is based in the firm’s Los Angeles office. A member of the Strategic and Financial Planning practice, Mr. Poziemski focuses specifically on integrated strategic and financial planning, population health management, clinical transformation, strategic options evaluation, and partnership strategy, working primarily with provider organizations and managed care companies in the western region.

Mr. Poziemski is a regular presenter at industry conferences and board retreats and has authored numerous articles on population health management and other strategic issues facing healthcare organizations in a risk-based environment.

Mr. Poziemski has a B.S., with honors and distinction, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Robert W. Pryor, M.D.

Robert Pryor, M.D., is a Senior Vice President of Kaufman Hall with more than 40 years of healthcare experience as a physician, educator, and administrator, including serving in executive management for one of the nation’s largest health systems. Dr. Pryor is a member of the Strategic and Financial Planning practice, and focuses on assisting hospitals, health systems, and other healthcare organizations nationwide with population health management, physician leadership and alignment, and organizational transformation for value-based healthcare.

Dr. Pryor has held numerous academic, hospital, and medical staff appointments, and served on industry boards at the local, regional, and national levels. He has delivered more than 100 presentations in the U.S. and abroad, coauthored a book, and authored book chapters and articles in more than two dozen publications.

Dr. Pryor received an M.D. from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas, and an M.B.A. from Arizona State University. He is a board-certified pediatrician and a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and the American College of Critical Care Medicine. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Oklahoma Children’s Memorial Hospital and a fellowship in pediatric intensive care medicine at Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Pryor practiced as an intensive care physician for 20 years.

Robert W. York

Rob York is a Senior Vice President of Kaufman Hall and leader of the Population Health Management division in the firm’s Strategic and Financial Planning practice. He provides strategic services for a range of healthcare industry clients, including payers, physician organizations, academic health centers, large healthcare systems, public/safety-net providers, and community hospitals. Mr. York’s responsibilities focus on developing strategies to help providers remain relevant and viable in the new healthcare environment. Such strategies are based on understanding required shifts to the overall healthcare model, rigorous market landscape and organizational competitive position analysis, attributed population definition, segmentation and demand analysis, value-based competency and network design requirements, and strategic partnership evaluation.

Mr. York regularly speaks to boards and at meetings of professional societies, and has published numerous articles in industry journals, including Health Affairs, Spectrum (a publication of the American Hospital Association’s Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development), and Strategic Financial Planning (a newsletter from the Healthcare Financial Management Association).

Prior to joining Kaufman Hall, Mr. York was a consultant with KPMG LLP’s West Coast and Midwest Healthcare Practices. He has an M.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and a B.S. in Business Administration with honors from the University of Arizona.


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