Neal C. Hogan, Ph.D.Managing Director
Neal is a Managing Director with BDC Advisors. He offers his clients 15 years of experience as a thought leader, strategic consultant, author and educator. He has worked in a senior executive role with an industry-leading for-profit research and consulting firm, and as a lecturer and teaching fellow with a leading educational institution.
Specific areas of specialization include:
• Development of Clinical Networks
• Health System Strategy
• Leadership Development
• Board Management
• Physician Strategy
• Market Analysis
• Organization Design
• Capacity Management
• Academic Programs
Prior to joining BDC Advisors, Neal served as Managing Director and Principal of the Advisory Board Company in Washington, D.C., a publicly traded for-profit research and consulting firm serving a membership of more than 2,600 leading hospitals and health systems. Throughout his tenure, Neal oversaw content development and delivery for the Health Care Advisory Board’s flagship research program “The CEO Sessions.” While at the Advisory Board Company, he created the Advisory Board Academies, which now serves 30,000 people annually through four programs: Nursing Leadership Academy, The Academy Fellowship, Physician Leadership Academy, and the Healthcare Leadership Academy.
Neal also developed the model for H*Works, a consulting practice within the Advisory Board. He worked with dozens of hospitals installing best demonstrated practices, including the Emergency Department Throughput Program, which reduced wait times for patients from over six hours to less than one hour, and the Surgery Throughput Workshop for hospitals to improve turnaround times in the OR.
Prior to joining the Advisory Board Company, Neal served as a lecturer and teaching fellow at Harvard University, where he taught seminars in the History of Science with a focus on 20th century history and sociology of medicine. He worked with the faculty of the Harvard Business School to develop seminars on the business of medicine and served as head teaching fellow for the History of Science core curriculum.
Neal is the author of numerous publications, including his seminal book on the history of medical malpractice, Unhealed Wounds
, white papers for the federal government, and his 2008 paper “The End of the Third Bubble” which has been used by hundreds of health systems and business schools as a primer on how costs will have to be cut in the new era.
Neal holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University in the Department of the History of Science. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of New Hampshire, where he graduated Cum Laude.