Brandon has an extensive background in business strategy, marketing, financial analysis, operations, and organizational behavior. With over 20 years of leadership and management experience, Brandon brings unique insight and a wealth of experience to the Pediatric Management Institute.
In 2004, with his wife – and pediatrician – Brandon co-founded Salud Pediatrics, a private practice in the wester-suburbs of Chicago. In this role, he oversees and manages all administrative responsibilities for the practice.
Fiercehealth, Medical Economics, AMA News, and Medscape have spotlighted Brandon. He has also contributed articles on practice management to Pediatric Consultant 360 online, KevinMd.com and AAP News. Brandon has been a faculty member for the American Academy of Pediatrics, National Conference and Exhibition – as well as local AAP chapters – lectured at the Pediatric Institute Conference and other industry events.
As a business management consultant, Brandon works closely with organizations to help them become competitive, sustainable and healthy. He excels at quickly framing business problems, prioritize root causes and lead multidisciplinary teams team both in strategic and implementation engagement.
Brandon and his wife Joanna live in Chicago. They have three children, Brianna, Alexandra, and Alan. When Brandon is not busy with parental duties, analyzing Salud Pediatrics account receivables or coaching leadership teams, you can find him writing professional bios in the third person.
COVID-19 offers an opportunity to step up and improve health care for patients.
"Providers have found the shift to virtual care challenging but have stepped up at a record pace. Physicians and their office teams rapidly and successfully pivoted to deliver healthcare online. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) data shows that telemedicine visits spiked to 50 times higher than before the pandemic. According to the Harris Poll COVID-19 Tracker*, 89% of the public agrees that everyone should have access to telehealth. It has not been easy, and it has not been perfect, but our talented medical community is delivering excellent, compassionate care in a virtual setting."
Susanne Madden talks about why breastfeeding services are often not covered by payers.
"Unfortunately, if you read the actual language of the law, you will discover that it is very vague. It just says the insurance companies must pay for trained providers, not trained in lactation, just trained providers and that they will cover these services." #breastfeeding#healthcare... See MoreSee Less