Donald S. Bialek, M.D., MPH, has joined Cambridge Management Group (CMG) as a senior adviser.
Dr. Bialek brings to Cambridge Management Group vast experience in care integration and healthcare informatics – two crucial elements of the current healthcare revolution. He helps physicians and hospitals redesign care, especially by modifying clinical workflow, to better manage value-based contracts for comprehensive care in Accountable Care Organizations and specific episodes in bundled-payment models.
His career shows a remarkable mix of streamlining and improving patient care in community settings and knowledge of new physician-practice models, including physician engagement with new information systems.
Dr. Bialek has served in a wide range of senior administrative, clinical leadership and consulting posts. He has worked with community hospitals, academic medical centers, physician groups, health-insurance plans and life-science companies in institutional governance, operational and strategic matters
His positions have included:
- Chairman, president and CEO of Alliance Medical Practices (primary-care-physician management).
- Chairman, president and CEO, Paradigm Medical Teams Inc. (hospital-based physician clinical contract management).
- Chairman, Aprus Inc. (physician-practice management and accounts-receivable management).
- Faculty, Harvard University.
- Director, Training & Education Group, International Health Systems Program, Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health.
- Chairman, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Quincy (Mass.) Hospital.
- Chairman of MIT’s Sloan School of Management seminar on “Aligning Information Technology and Business Strategy’’.
- Chief medical officer, Galloway Consulting.
- Managing director, Huron Consulting Group.
- Senior industry expert, Global Health Solutions, CSC Corp.
- Senior executive physician consultant, Dearborn Advisors.
Donald Bialek received a BSc. degree from the University of Maryland, a medical degree from the University of Minnesota and a master’s degree in public health from Harvard. He did residencies at Massachusetts General Hospital and Children’s Hospital in Boston and a fellowship at Children’s Hopsital in Boston. Dr. Bialek also completed advanced-management studies at Harvard Business School and a fellowship in medical informatics in the Harvard/MIT program.