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J.D. Power Names Christopher Lis Head of Global Healthcare Intelligence Practice

As healthcare innovation and market consolidation continues to accelerate with the increasing adoption of value-based care delivery models, J.D. Power today announced the hiring of healthcare transformation executive Christopher Lis, Ph.D., MPH, to managing director of the Global Healthcare Intelligence practice. Lis comes to J.D. Power with an impressive track record of accomplishments in helping companies bridge the gap between where they are today and their future, driving new levels of organizational and revenue growth, operational excellence and a world-class customer experience. 

Lis brings 20 years of healthcare strategy, analytics and operations expertise to J.D. Power and has served as a thought leader and strategic advisor in the areas of growth strategy and execution, healthcare innovation, operational effectiveness, value-based care delivery and customer service excellence.  In prior roles, Lis served as a senior advisor with Leavitt Partners on the market executive leadership team at ChenMed; as president and chief operating officer of a regional healthcare network; and as corporate chief strategy officer while on the national executive team at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (now part of City of Hope).

“Christopher brings a deep understanding of the U.S. healthcare system with an in-depth understanding of payor and provider economics, coupled with a strategic mindset on how to leverage the role of data, analytics and benchmarking insights to drive growth and healthcare transformation,” said Keith Webster, president of global business intelligence at J.D. Power. “His expertise and relationships will help take our global healthcare practice to the next level, in line with our mission to unite industry leading data and insights with world-class technology to solve our clients' toughest challenges.”

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