Kevin Hamilton is a Managing Director in BRG's Healthcare Performance Improvement (HPI) Practice where he leads the Applied Analytics and Global Health Performance teams.
Mr. Hamilton is leading BRG’s expansion of the HPI team into the international market. In this role he is charged with adapting the HPI team’s proven methodology and approach to fit with the challenges that hospitals are facing around the world. He also serves as a conduit to propagate global best practices across all of BRG’s international healthcare clients. As leader of the Applied Analytics team, Mr. Hamilton was instrumental in conceptualizing and developing the precursor to the current DRIVE platform. This analytic engine is integral to the HPI practice's Comprehensive Performance Improvement projects. Used to interrogate and create actionable information from disparate raw transaction data; DRIVE has been transformational in our ability to quickly and precisely address the toughest impediments to creating true healthcare value.
A Mechanical Engineer by formal training, Kevin has spent his career working to apply novel analytic methods to healthcare data in order to improve hospital operations while simultaneously improving the value of healthcare provided to patients. Prior to joining Berkeley Research Group, Kevin was a senior director for an international consulting firm.
Representative examples of Mr. Hamilton’s experience include:
Client Service Executive and project leader for a comprehensive opportunity identification project to determine operational breakdowns for a client in the United Kingdom. Project work included assembly of various disparate system outputs into a robust data warehouse that could be interrogated and shared with client clinical, financial and informatics executives. Following the identification of opportunities the team is in discussions to transform the identified process breakdowns through a comprehensive project.
Client Service Executive for an advanced analytic project that was focused on constructing a comprehensive data warehouse, interrogating the data for process improvement opportunities and creating hypotheses for future investigations. In addition, Kevin provided advisory oversight to a predictive analytics initiative that was focused on identifying the attributes of patients that would identify propensity to readmit to the Emergency Room post discharge.
Project Director for back office transformation assessment for a hospital in Beirut, Lebanon. Project responsibilities included interviewing client personnel, directing the data analysis being provided by stateside resources and interacting with client executives to understand the unique needs of the hospital. Operational deficiencies were identified and detailed recommendations were formulated for client implementation.
Washington State University B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2001
Huron Consulting Group (Purchased Wellspring Partners) Director 2007 - 2011