Sage Growth Partners’ extensive capabilities allow us to provide hospitals, health systems, physician groups, insurers, trade associations and academic institutions with multi-disciplined insight, advice and execution.

Healthcare organizations turn to Sage Growth Partners because we translate research into action. Below you’ll see the impact of our work – from case studies and articles to presentations and reports.

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Our leadership team is comprised of broadly talented and highly experienced consultants, specialists and strategists with deep roots in the business of healthcare.

DON MCDANIEL President and CEO

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An accomplished leader with expertise in strategy, innovation, business development and the strategic deployment of information technology.

DAVID KOVEL Chief Information Officer

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Deep expertise in technology architecture, applications development, and information systems planning.

PATRICK BALL General Manager, Consulting

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Known for his innovative thinking and change management abilities as a “go-to-market” health care business strategist.

DAN D'ORAZIO Chief Operating Officer

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Extensive experience in management, organizational development, marketing, strategic positioning and project formation.

BRIAN MITCHELL Chief Commercial Officer

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Brings extensive marketing, sales and business development experience while driving leadership, growth, and innovation.

DEB KEPHART, RN General Manager, Technology

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An intuitive leader experienced in clinical operations, fiscal management, and health information technology.

STEVEN BROOKS, MD Chief Innovation Officer

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Drives medical-technology innovation efforts and has a wealth of experience in “go-to-market” strategies and execution.

BRAD SUTTON, MD Chief Medical Officer

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Deep knowledge of medical research, clinical practice, strategic planning and the business of healthcare.


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A recognized expert in value-based care, with experience in both health plan and provider businesses and workflows.

BOH HATTER Chief Marketing Officer and General Manager, Marketing & Strategic Communications

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Specializes in strategic planning, media relations, crisis communications and integrated communications programs.

Anirban Basu Chief Economist

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A well-known economist who provides strong insight and analyses on topics that affect the business of health care.

VENEETH IYENGAR VICE PRESIDENT, Strategic Ventures and Business Development

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Experienced in financial modeling and identifying opportunities for investment in the technology industry and emerging markets.

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