Press Release: Nick Hilger, Senior Advisor

HEI Adds Former Hospital CEO to Growing Team

Phoenix, AZ – Dec 13 2017

Healthcare Excellence Institute (HEI), a leading health systems engineering firm, announced today the addition of former health system and hospital CEO, Nick Hilger, to the firm. As a Senior Advisor, Hilger will leverage his experience leading health systems by providing guidance to organizations as they transition to new payment structures, delivery systems, and innovative care models.

“Today’s healthcare executives are facing unprecedented change and pressures. They must adapt without adding cost to their organizations by re-engineering,” said HEI’s CEO Marj Green, “with Nick’s experience in creating and managing multi-hospital health systems, as well as his work on the managed care side in risk-based contracting, he will provide valuable insights to HEI and our customers.”

Prior to joining HEI, Hilger served for over 15 years as CEO of multi-hospital healthcare systems such as HealthOne in Colorado and HealthEast in Minnesota. Hilger was responsible for helping large health systems integrate staff and administrative services among hospitals, physicians, and sub-acute providers. More recently, Hilger served as a Senior Vice President of UnitedHealth Group and Vice President of United Surgical Partners International Inc.


About HEI

HEI is a health systems and technology engineering firm headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. Over the last twenty years, HEI has developed a transformational model that encompasses leading change management methods, data science, technology optimization, and process re-engineering to help health systems meet the growing pressures associated with delivering healthcare in today’s world.


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