Ethan Arnold is a founding partner and managing director of The Chartis Group. For more than 22 years, Mr. Arnold has worked with healthcare providers and payors to improve their overall strategic position and operating performance. His clients include the most prominent academic medical centers and physician practice plans such as: The University of Pennsylvania Health System, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Atrius Health, The University of Chicago Medical Center, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Northwestern, University of Texas at San Antonio, The University of Maryland Medical System, and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Mr. Arnold's work is concentrated in the areas of: improving organizational underlying economics through strategic and operational improvements, and improving overall organization alignment.
Before founding The Chartis Group, Mr. Arnold was a partner at CSC management consulting firm and its predecessor, APM Management Consultants, where he developed tools and methodologies in several different areas including: turnarounds, process centered redesign, and patient access and throughput. He has worked closely with senior leadership and physicians to help them execute significant and sustainable performance improvements.
Mr. Arnold has presented at numerous conferences on physician compensation, funds flow and alignment, process centered management and overall trends in provider organizations. He has worked with several boards facilitating planning retreats and workshops on key strategic and operational issues facing provider organizations and is a current board member for Guthrie Health, a health system in northern Pennsylvania.
Mr. Arnold holds a Master of Public Health with a concentration in hospital administration from Yale University's School of Medicine. His master's thesis was entitled "The Effectiveness of Mandatory State Rate-Setting Programs." Mr. Arnold earned his Bachelor of Arts in chemistry from Lafayette College.