IOLC 2019 Speakers:
Mike serves as the Oncology Service Line Executive, for Sutter Health - Valley. In his position, Mike directs the strategic, financial and administrative operations for cancer services for the valley region which includes the Bone Marrow Transplant Program in Sacramento and regional infusion centers.
Prior to joining Sutter Health, Mike served six years as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Sarah Cannon Cancer Center Network (78 physicians) with over 16 locations throughout South and Central Texas. Prior experience also includes serving as the Chief Administrative Officer for Aurora Health System for nine years, VP- Specialty Care, Sanford Health for five years and as the Administrative Director- East Region, Henry Ford Health System for four years.
Mike has given many presentations on oncology best practices and reimbursement updates including state and national society meetings. Mike has provided oncology-management consulting both nationally and internationally including the British National Health Service – London and Australian Healthcare Services – Melbourne. In addition, Mike has authored articles on oncology practice management and electronic medical record implementation for national journals including Hematology Oncology News and Issues.
Mike currently serves on the board of directors for the American Cancer Society, Northern California. He has previously served as a board member for March of Dimes, San Antonio, and as a board member and chair of the finance committee for The Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, Milwaukee.
Mike earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Government from The University of Texas at Austin and his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Kellogg Program, Northwestern University. In addition, Mike earned his black belt certification in Six Sigma/Lean from The University of Chicago.