Bruce has over 25 years of leadership experience in health care delivery and community health. He has extensive experience working in large health systems and academic health centers, as well as faculty practice plans, IPAs and community organizations. His expertise spans a broad range of areas, including:
• Operations Improvement Processes
• Health System Expense Reduction
• Supply Chain Projects
• Patient Flow Redesign
• Business Process Redesign
• Revenue Cycle Management
• Service Line / Clinical Program Development
• Academic Health Center Strategy
• Mergers of Hospitals
• Faculty Practice Development
• Medical Staff Strategies
Immediately prior to joining BDC Advisors, Bruce was Chief Operating Officer for Stony Brook University Medical Center, a 591-bed $950M academic health center on Long Island. At Stony Brook, Bruce led a $70M cost cutting initiative while simultaneously increasing market share and adding 90 inpatient beds. Before joining Stony Brook, Bruce was a senior consultant for Harvard Medical International and acting CEO leading the “greenfield” development of a 400-bed academic health center in Dubai, UAE, as well as consulting on organizational development with HMI’s health system partners in India and Turkey. Prior to HMI, he spent eight years at Cambridge Health Alliance (“CHA”), a 3-hospital, 23-health center health system and teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School. At CHA, Bruce held several positions, including Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of CHA’s Physician Organization. In the latter role, he led the development of a physician organization for over 300 employed Harvard faculty that resulted in substantially increased productivity and revenue.
Prior to joining CHA, Bruce was Executive Director and a Board member of Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program. He also worked for six years as a senior administrator overseeing surgical services at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Before this, he led the Heart Institute at the Hospital of the Good Samaritan in Los Angeles. Bruce started his career as a Pew Foundation Health Policy and Management Fellow at UCSF, where he helped organize UCSF’s faculty medical group.
Bruce has a BA in Economics from Roanoke College and an MBA with a concentration in Finance and an MPH with a concentration in Health Systems Management from Tulane University