David J. Campbell, MHA, FACHE

David Campbell has more than 35 years in the leadership and management of hospitals and health systems. He has extensive consulting operational experience and expertise in multiple health care settings that includes an established record of leading teaching institutions experiencing severe financial stress through significant organizational changes and integration. His leadership also includes the development and implementation of programs to create a service-oriented, proactive culture in financially challenged institutions with a history of difficult labor relations. He has done extensive consulting in strategic and operational assessment, mergers and acquisitions, physician and academic alignment, and operational improvement. Campbell has served as a President and Chief Executive Officer of Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers of New York, the Detroit Medical Center in Detroit, and Allegheny Health Services in Pittsburgh. He has also served in senior leadership positions at Henry Ford Health System, Oakwood Healthcare, Inc., and The University of Michigan Hospitals. Campbell has a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and a master’s degree in Hospital Administration from the University of Michigan. Campbell has a number of professional affiliations including serving as a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Professional Experience

  • David Campbell LLC – Managing Partner
  • Oakwood Healthcare Inc. EVP Operations , System Strategy and Growth
  • TRG Healthcare – Partner
  • Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers of New York – President and CEO
  • Detroit Medical Center – President and CEO
  • Allegheny Health Services Interim President and CEO / Chief Operating Officer
  • Henry Ford Hospital -Administrator Provider Services
  • Metropolitan Hospital and Health Centers- Administrative Director
  • University of Michigan Hospitals – Associate Director

Key Career Accomplishments

  • Established Integrated Delivery systems through the consolidation and merger of previously independent hospitals in major urban settings – Detroit and New York City
  • Restructured governance, management and Medical staff structures in several systems
  • Developed strategic plans and led market repositioning of newly formed systems as well as established hospitals and health systems
  • Participated in the development of one of the largest managed care plans in Michigan (Health Alliance Plan)
  • Managed successful relationships and contracts between Academic Medical Centers and their affiliated Medical Schools particularly in the alignment of academic and clinical programs
  • Led the acquisition and integration of hospitals in 3 different systems
  • Evaluated outsourcing opportunities and negotiated contracts in a number of areas including IT, environmental services , dietary , among others
  • Led a number of financial turnarounds which involved staff reductions , renegotiating labor contracts , program and service reconfirgurations and consolidations, revising medical staff arrangements, restructuring balance sheets debt and credit instruments
  • Helped achieve a Baldrige Award site visit – certified as a Baldrige Award examiner
  • Developed and implemented a number of initiates to help grow organization top lines both on acute as well as post-acute services
  • Provided staff and oversight on a number of interim management assignments including organizations undergoing restructuring and financial turnarounds
  • Served as a director on a number of publically traded companies Education
  • Master Hospital Administration , University of Michigan
  • BS Divisional Social Services Michigan State University Certifications and Affiliations (partial list)
  • Fellow and former Regent American College of Health Care Executives
  • Michigan Health and Hospital Association – past Board member and Chair
  • New York Hospital Association- past Board member and Vice Chair
  • Greater New York Hospital Association – past Board member and Vice Chair
  • First of America Bank – past Board member
  • Meadowbrook Insurance Company – past Board member
  • American University of the Caribbean – Director and Vice Chair
  • Scottsdale Institute – Board member
  • Premier Board – past Board member
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan – past Board member

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