Christman Morgan has more than 17 years of consulting experience in healthcare operations. He has worked with hospitals and health systems across the United States to help guide them through large-scale performance improvement initiatives, focusing on cost reduction and process improvement. His primary area of focus is in leading comprehensive performance improvement engagements. He also specializes in workforce management and has spent much of his career working with organizations on improving processes and reducing labor cost. He also has experience in healthcare operations, including clinical practice operations for both primary care and multispecialty groups, including oncology, supply chain management, and patient access initiatives. He works collaboratively with clients to solve complex problems and sustain results.
Recent engagements have included:
- Led multispecialty cancer center turnaround effort in central Arkansas, resulting in over $7.5 million in annual savings to the organization.
- Led comprehensive performance improvement project in rural Georgia, where the system was looking to improve overall operating margin. In just under twelve months of implementation work, the system saved over $30 million on an annual recurring basis. Net operating margins improved from 8 percent to 12 percent.
- Managed transition of corporate spinoff of a hospital from a large health system to become an independent operator. Actual transition was completed successfully in six months.
- Led workforce planning initiative at an academic medical center in New England. The primary objective was to implement $6 million to $8 million savings in labor cost reductions over twelve months. Within a heavy union environment, actual results of implemented savings exceeded $10 million in nine months.