Karl specializes in strategic and business planning for academic medical centers (AMCs). His educational background in healthcare management and experience advising leading healthcare organizations enable him to provide actionable solutions to the issues encountered by today’s AMCs. Since joining ECG, Karl has assisted clients with a variety of issues, such as hospital/physician alignment, physician practice development, compensation plan design/implementation, and service line planning. Prior to joining ECG, Karl was engaged by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide decision support to senior leadership. His work informing the VA’s national expansion of a revolutionary health information exchange was recently published in a prominent healthcare journal.