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Neelam Patel

Senior Manager

San Diego

Services Expertise:

  • Strategy
  • Finance
  • Operations
  • Technology



  • Loma Linda University Master of Public Health
  • University of California, Riverside Bachelor of Science in Biology

Neelam’s experience working with teaching hospitals and schools of medicine (SOMs) has made her a trusted adviser to ECG’s academic healthcare clients. With deep knowledge of AMC finances, strategy, and operations, she helps AMC stakeholders develop innovative strategies and solutions for the challenges they face in balancing their tripartite mission while maintaining financial sustainability. Clients value Neelam’s guidance and appreciate the insightful approach she brings to all of her engagements.

At ECG, Neelam’s work has encompassed funds flow redesign and implementation, GME strategy and feasibility, compensation planning, and health science center (HSC) performance improvement. She has helped SOMs and HSCs in conducting financial performance assessments and identifying opportunities for improved resource allocation. She has also evaluated and redesigned funds flow arrangements for AMCs and their component entities to increase transparency, align incentives, and promote financial sustainability. Additionally, Neelam has developed compensation plans for physicians and advanced practice providers that consider shared incentives and performance measures.