Summit Talent Group Names Joe Lavelle Chief Operations Consultant – Interim Services

Summit Talent Group is pleased to announce the formation of our interim operations division, led by Joseph Lavelle.

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Joseph Lavelle Chief Operations Consultant for Summit Talent Group

As Chief Operations Consultant – Interim Services for Summit Talent Group, Joe Lavelle brings more than 30 years of progressive leadership experience in healthcare organizations, including for-profit and not-for-profit health systems, acute, teaching/academic and specialty hospitals, managed care and physician practice management.

Joe Lavelle has successfully transformed hospital operations by utilizing a unified culture of putting the “patient first” as well as continuously improving the focus of care coordination, throughput and improving operational metrics that matter: length of stay, readmissions, cost/case, case mix index and patient experience. Joe has a successful track record in the areas of expense management, service line and revenue development, care coordination, population health, clinical integration, and quality/service improvement efforts.

Some of Joe’s achievements include: formation and management of a 350+ member regional Clinically Integrated Physician Hospital Organization; revitalization of an Orthopedic Joints and Trauma Program that aligned the interests of independent, employed, and faculty surgeons; strategic cost reduction projects without harming quality or customer service; stabilizing Nursing Division through culture and process improvement to enhance productivity and retention and execution of several physician-hospital alignment strategies.

Joe has worked in multiple geographies across the nation, in competitive markets that require a focus on operational excellence and provider relations.

Joe Lavelle and the rest of the Summit Talent Group Team understands that Interim Services are a crucial need for healthcare firms. When you need swift assistance in placing mid and high-level executives in healthcare, Summit Talent Group will work with you to deliver the right person for your organization’s needs.

If you would like more information about how Summit Talent Group can assist with your executive search and interim service needs, contact us.