Dean Lehmkuhler, Senior Consultant
Dean Lehmkuhler is a healthcare leader who has more than 20 years of experience driving strategic growth, service sustainability and systems effectiveness for leading surgical, cardiovascular and clinical imaging focused healthcare services companies, as well as management experience in private, corporate, non-profit and academic organizations. For the past 5 years, he has focused on surgical/perioperative/anesthesia information systems implementation and project management. His surgical and perioperative experience is concentrated in project management, process improvement, systems implementation, ambulatory healthcare start-ups, work-plan development, predictive modeling and feasibility, business structure development and coordinating client-vendor working relationships with effective team communication to deliver customer needs, outcomes and satisfaction.
Dean is a successful project manager initiating projects and effectively managing cost, schedule and task deadlines while ensuring the ultimate project success and acceptance, combining to provide effective leadership, team structure and morale building for peak project performance and project management facilitated in environments from small private companies to larger academic/institutional corporations. He has extensive experience developing, managing and establishing new business structures and service lines focused in Surgical, Cardiology, Orthopedics, Radiation Oncology and Clinical Imaging services.
He obtained his Master’s Degree in Hospital and Healthcare Administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health Administration from Indiana University.