Chirag Patel advises healthcare executives nationwide on strategic planning initiatives aimed at helping them to grow their organizations and succeed amidst industry transformation and the shift to value-based care. He has nearly 15 years of experience as both a health system executive and a consultant.

Most recently, Chirag was Vice President of Enterprise Strategy and Development, and Interim Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Carle Health, a vertically integrated health system in central Illinois. He led enterprise-wide planning, business development, and strategic transformation efforts for the health system’s three hospitals, physician group, and health plan. Chirag’s experience also includes serving as a Consultant at Sg2, and more than seven years with Kaufman Hall.

Chirag holds an M.A. in the Learning Sciences, with a focus on Organizational Cognition, from Northwestern University. He is an advisory board member for the university’s Biomedical Engineering Department.

All Specialties:

Integrated Strategic Financial Planning
Value-Based Care

Insights from Chirag Patel

Four scenarios for levels of COVID-19 Hospital Cases: April 2020-April 2021
Four scenarios for levels of COVID-19 Hospital Cases: April 2020-April 2021

Demand Modeling for Hospitals Post COVID-19

Understanding potential scenarios and monitoring progress across multiple factors will help hospitals and health systems make initial decisions about reviving shuttered service lines. Read our guide.