Chief Operating Officer
Brian Morton has spent his career in roles where he has been able to successfully align highly divergent stakeholders around a transformative goal and create new operations paradigms. Brian has a unique ability to listen, observe and quickly determine commonality among the stakeholders and then use that commonality to transform operations.
He most recently was named Vice President of Optimization for Ascension Medical Group. In this role he successfully deployed a single platform practice management system to over 8,000 physicians in hundreds of locations in 13 states, while realizing cost to collect savings of over 30 million in costs and increased same store collections of over 60 million. His leadership aligned providers, staff, technology around a common goal of preparation for the shift to population health. he lead teams that developed workflows, process improvement initiatives, and training materials that impacted over 28,000 associates across the United States.
Prior to joining the Ascension team, Brian served in the interim role with Ascension while employed by Clinovations / Advisory board. During his tenure at Clinovations, Brian oversaw the Athena relationship for and was the strategic lead on several in the Enterprise division.
Immediately preceding Clinovations, Brian served for a decade as the Vice President of Operations for Halley Consulting. With his tenure at Halley, Brian not only managed the service line for interim management, but also served as one of the key resources for large clients. He was the interim COO for Health Management Physician Group responsible for 1,700 providers in 20 states. During his assignment, he migrated to a single platform and successfully implemented one of the widest geographic go-lives in the nation with practices from Key West, FL to Yakima, Washington all going live on the same day. He served for several years as the Interim Vice President of Physician Operations for Bon Secours where the tools that he implemented for practice governance and accountability are still used today.
Prior to Halley, Brian had a progressive background, starting with his first job where he developed a billing program utilizing an Apple II while in high school for a local obstetrician. Brian holds both a bachelors in business and MBA from Franklin University in Columbus OH.