Kevin's expertise in hospital/physician alignment and physician network development makes him a trusted partner to providers that are positioning for success in a marketplace shifting toward value-based care delivery. Since joining ECG in 2004, Kevin's healthcare consulting experience has emphasized provider alignment and strategy, compensation planning, and operational assessments of medical groups and hospital-based services. He has assisted numerous hospitals and health systems in the planning and development of integrated and aligned hospital/physician organizational structures, including California medical foundations, a 501(a) medical corporation in Texas, and employed physician groups. Kevin has specific expertise in helping clients design and develop successful alignment models, including evaluation of alternative governance structures, development of operating and management structures, negotiation of Professional Services Agreements, and support for practices undergoing acquisitions. Prior to joining ECG, he worked at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota in the performance improvement department and as a clinic administrator.