Richard Harley Smith

MBA, VP Strategic Operations

Highly successful healthcare management executive, with extensive experience operating hospitals and nursing home facilities. Performance record includes extremely successful physician recruiting, medical staff development, managing, and training highly knowledgeable and diverse medical teams that collaborate as focused units to achieve aggressive patient service/revenue goals. Highly experienced at devising and executing strategic plans to identify and secure new business opportunities. Takes a personal approach at leveraging key relationships, resources, and process improvements to deliver quality patient care with efficiency. Particularly effective in turning around and transforming underperforming organizations into stable, growth-oriented, and profitable customer-focused entities. Strong track record in managing new business startups to accommodate higher patient volumes and demands for service. Experienced in for-profit and not-for-profit hospital organizations.