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Larry Volkmar

Managing Director | Chicago

[email protected]602.710.4192

Larry is a Managing Director in our Chicago office.  He has over 30 years of experience as a healthcare executive with expertise in operations, strategic planning and physician relations in academic teaching and community medical centers.  He specializes in optimizing the labor and non-labor cost structure as well as enhancing clinical productivity.

Larry has led service line reconfiguration projects and improving the performance of a system’s physician practice.  Larry also led the evaluation of strategic alternatives with a health system’s special care nursery. While serving as the CEO at a 1,000 bed hospital, Larry implemented a new computerized physician order entry system, negotiated emergency department coverage agreements with physician groups and implemented a new management accountability structure.  Larry led an operationally-focused hospital management team, strengthened employee culture and built physician partnerships.  Larry has also served as the president of a rehabilitation hospital and a CNO and VP of Operations at a large academic teaching hospital.  He started in healthcare as a staff nurse, and he still maintains his nursing license today.

Larry holds an MBA from St. Ambrose University and a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from St. Louis University. He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and is a frequent speaker, most recently presenting to the Healthcare Roundtable and Arizona Nurse’s Association on “The Future of Healthcare.”