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Denise Allar

Associate Director

    Denise Allar is a veteran healthcare executive who has over thirty years of healthcare leadership and clinical operations management experience, primarily within large academic and community hospitals.

    Bringing perspective as both a practiced clinician and consultant, she has helped hospitals and health systems across the country increase operational effectiveness through improvements to patient throughput, organizational leadership, staffing, scheduling, and skill mix. With a focus on care management and patient throughput assessment and implementation, she is skilled in guiding healthcare organizations through the improvement of their strategic, financial, operational, and market performance. Ms. Allar has experience:

    • Operationalizing vision and strategy, managing change, helping develop others, and driving success and achievement
    • Developing collaborative partnerships with senior executives, physician leaders, operations managers, and staff
    • Driving consistency of quality and experience for patients and their families
    • Communicating with and advising key stakeholders in the decision-making process

    Employment History

    GE Clinical Command Centers
    Senior director
    2018 – 2019

    Prism Healthcare Partners
    2015 – 2018

    Navigant Consulting
    2010 – 2015

    Henry Ford Health System
    Chief operating officer, Henry Ford Cottage Hospital
    2007 – 2010
    Vice president, Care Management
    2004 – 2007
    Director, Case Management & Social Work Services
    1995 – 2004

    Professional Affiliations

    American Case Management Association


    Loyola University of Chicago
    JD, Health Law

    University of Detroit Mercy
    BS, Health Administration

    Mercy School of Nursing
    Diploma, Nursing