Asif is a highly skilled management consultant, bringing business planning acumen and expertise in both strategy and implementation to help healthcare providers understand the current competitive landscape and improve their technology strategies. He has helped organizations rationalize inpatient investments with ambulatory strategies to establish long-term alignment solutions with physicians, and he excels at helping organizations design their IT strategic roadmap and conduct business planning for technology acquisition. As the leader of ECG's IT Valuation practice, he consolidates large-scale, disparate data sets and provides analytical and concise insights to support effective decision making. Asif developed ECG's innovative proprietary staffing benchmarks compendium across a continuum of ambulatory practices, practice sizes, and vendor types to help rightsize IT departments, and he has particular expertise in due diligence, market analysis, organizational structures, and governance. He is a noted expert on Epic Systems Corporation's Community and Region Connect strategies and was a key contributor to one of ECG's books, The New Hospital-Physician Enterprise: Meeting the Challenges of Value-Based Care, published by Health Administration Press of the American College of Healthcare Executives.