About Rick Roesemeier

Rick works in ECG’s Healthcare Division. His experience in healthcare operations, finance, supply chain management, and process improvement provides him with a broad foundation of skills to assist clients with complex problems and deliver innovative and actionable strategies for success. He focuses on guiding and facilitating teams toward solutions to difficult problems and provides results that are attentive to client needs and priorities. Recently, he has worked with multispecialty physician groups to develop practice strategies that align physicians with the organizational goals necessary for success in an evolving market. Prior to joining ECG, Rick served as Pharmacy Business Manager at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, a high-performing pediatric academic medical center, where he provided finance and operations leadership for multiple ancillary service lines and supported their financial and performance improvement strategies. He holds a master of health administration degree from Saint Louis University and a bachelor of science degree in public health from Truman State University.

Why Performance Improvement Doesn’t Always Improve Performance

Providers are facing increased pressure from patients and payors to demonstrate greater value by improving care quality and costs. To meet these expectations, physician groups and ambulatory care networks have sought and deployed an array of strategies and tools to improve performance. And yet, while many providers have begun this journey, few have realized the desired results.

Despite the best of intentions, why have so many organizations been unable to achieve their improvement goals? Continue reading