Jody Hill-Mischel is a Managing Director of Kaufman Hall and is based in the Los Angeles office, which she directs. With more than 30 years in healthcare consulting, her expertise includes strategic financial and capital planning, strategic options assessment, merger, acquisition, divestiture, and partnership arrangements, and capital and financial advisory services. Ms. Hill-Mischel’s clients include healthcare systems, academic medical centers, community medical centers, and physician groups.
Ms. Hill-Mischel has written for healthcare professional journals, including hfm magazine, and is a regular speaker on healthcare strategy and finance topics. Recent talks have included educational programs sponsored by the California Hospital Association, the Healthcare Financial Management Association, and the Society for Healthcare Strategy and Marketing Development. Additionally, Ms. Hill-Mischel has been a guest lecturer on healthcare management topics to graduate students at the University of Southern California Health Administration Program.
Prior to joining Kaufman Hall in 1987, Ms. Hill-Mischel was in the healthcare practice of Ernst & Young’s Los Angeles office, where she was responsible for financial feasibility studies, business/product line evaluations, long-term care analyses, managed care studies, physician group planning, and capital financing projects. Prior to this, she worked in the finance departments of a major teaching hospital and a four-hospital healthcare system.
Ms. Hill-Mischel has an M.H.A. from Duke University and a B.A. from Cornell University. She also is a CPA.