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Guy Masters, M.P.A.

Principal, Premier, Inc.

Mr. Masters is a Principal in Premier’s west coast healthcare management consulting practice. With 30 years of healthcare experience, Mr. Masters focuses on strategic, business, and service line planning; transaction advisory; mergers; board/governance issues; and competitive positioning strategies for hospitals/health systems, physicians, and payers. He has developed HMOs, IPAs, MSOs, PHOs, IDNs, CINs, medical groups, and direct contract relationships with employers.

He is an experienced facilitator of board retreats, conducting strategic planning processes, and forming clinically integrated networks. He also executes physician/hospital alignment strategies, implements growth and operational efficiency strategies, and when required, has closed and re-purposed financially troubled hospitals.

Mr. Masters has written more than 80 articles on healthcare trends, strategic and business planning, financial forecasting, managed care strategy, and physician-hospital integration. Mr. Masters is coauthor of the Health Care Capitation & Risk Contracting Manual (Thompson Publishing, New York).

He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, professional associations, and other meetings nationwide. He is a designated Advisor for The Governance Institute, and has been a regular speaker with them for more than 15 years.

Prior to joining Premier, he was the National Strategy and Business Advisory Practice Leader for the The Camden Group. Before that, he was with Ernst & Young’s Los Angeles West Region HealthCare Consulting Group, and served on their National Physician Services Advisory Committee.

Mr. Masters holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Iowa Wesleyan College, and a bachelor’s degree in political science, as well as a master’s degree in public administration from Brigham Young University.