Expert Advisors

Expert Advisors

Expert Advisors

Expert Advisors

Expert Advisors

Founding Principal
Expert Advisors

Clients engage Maverick Healthcare Consulting to help them achieve “breakthrough” growth, advancement, and improvement. Challenging assignments, often requiring consulting team with deep expertise and a track record of success in a wide variety of areas.

In our experience, the best advisors on a consulting team are proven industry experts – like the “sub-specialist” model in the practice of medicine. Individuals with the precise knowledge, experience and exacting talent to help guide a team to achieve extraordinary results.

We are fortunate to have professional and personal relationships with some the country’s most experienced and knowledgeable experts. Many of these experts are industry leaders – and clients with whom we have jointly achieved significant success – who are uniquely qualified to provide their perspective on a peer-to-peer basis.

Each of our Expert Advisors profiled below have at least 20 years experience – they are fully capable of tackling the “Most Difficult” of projects. When the situation calls for their expertise, we will bring them to our team – the benefits of such a talented team of “Experts Only!” are extraordinary.


Current/Former Position(s)

Areas of Significant Expertise

Todd Deveau

Attorney, Thomas Kayden,
Atlanta Georgia

Intellectual Property

Diane Dieckman, RN

Director, Performance Improvement and Informatics,
UC Health

Quality Management IS
Quality Management Services
Quality Dashboards

Yosef Dlugacz, PhD

SVP, Chief of Clinical Quality, Education and Research,
Krasnoff Quality Management Institute,
North Shore LIJ Health System, Long Island, NY

Quality Management Services
Evidence Based Care
Quality Dashboards

Joel Fadem

Managing Principal,
Joel A Fadem and Associates

Decision Acceleration
Strategic Planning
Organizational Design
Change Management

Pat Haynie

Independent Consultant
Former: Associate VP, Strategic Planning & Policy, University of South Florida Health
Former: Vice Chancellor, State University System of FL

Electronic Health Records
Legislative Strategy Governance
Strategic Planning and Implementation

Joan Hebden, RN, MA, CIC

Independent Consultant
Former Director of Hospital Epidemiology/Infection Prevention,
Univ. of MD Medical Center

Infection Prevention

Michael Hoad

Independent Consultant;
Former VP Communications,
University of S. Florida

Strategic Communications
Values Based Messaging
Media Crises, Issues Mgmt.
Org./Cultural Change

Dr. Richard Karl

Founder & Chairman Surgical Safety Institute; Chairman Emeritus Dept. of Surgery, USF College of Medicine; Founding Medical Director Moffitt Cancer center

Surgical Quality and Safety

Ken Lawonn

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer,
Sharp Healthcare, San Diego

Siemens Medical Systems
Quality Management Services
Technology Enablers for Quality of Care

Hugh Long, PhD, JD

Professor, Tulane University College of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and Tulane University College of Law

Healthcare Fiscal Management Expert Testimony: Healthcare Economics Payment Systems

Jeffrey Rose, MD

SVP Clinical Strategy, Hearst Health

Former: Chief Medical Information Officer, The Trizetta Group, Denver

VP Clinical Excellence, Informatics Ascension Health, St. Louis, MO

Clinical Quality Optimization

Physician Alignment Strategies Clinical Information Systems

Susan Stevens

Board Member Hancock Medical Center, Bay St. Louis, MS

Joint Commission Accreditation and Readiness
Social Work
Medical Staff Office Management

Stu Winby

Principal, Innovation Point

Strategic Planning and
Decision Acceleration Methodology