After undergraduate academic programs in biology and respiratory care at Pennsylvania State University and the University of Akron,respectively, Peter received his master's degree in public management with a concentration in finance and a minor in strategic marketing from Carnegie Mellon University.
Peter has spent 30+ years in health care as a clinician, cardio-respiratory department head and the chief executive of several medium-to-large medicine and surgical physician practices. He has held these positions in both health system owned and private practice settings. Examples of Peter's relevant experience include the the dissolution of a system-owned practice, its break-up, and resulting four practice spin-offs. He directed the expansion of an orthopedic surgery group from four to six offices over a three county-wide range. He has consistently delivered 10-15% in budgetary and financial savings to his clients.
On the private, for-profit health service side, he has developed the pricing model for a start-up surgical device firm, written the business and marketing plans for a mobile laboratory diagnostic firm, a stand-alone long-term acute care(LTAC) facility, new revenue lines for numerous medical and surgical practices, and several university technology spin-offs in the biotechnology/life sciences industries.
The Collaborating Consultants associated with Specialized Healthcare Consultants each have 20+ years of experience in their respective knowledge areas. Our Collaborating Consultants work in the following areas:
Hospital, Physician and Health Plan Financial Consultant
Skilled and Non-skilled Home Care/Durable Medical Equipment founder