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Ken Graboys

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Ken Graboys is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Chartis Group. His experience in healthcare consulting spans 20 years helping leading academic medical centers, integrated delivery systems, and healthcare service organizations achieve their strategic and economic imperatives. Ken’s work is concentrated in the areas of: economic and strategic planning, collaborative venture strategy and affiliations, network formation and organization, and provider/physician/payer alignment. 

Ken is a frequent speaker at industry forums, board retreats, and academic conferences. He has presented at ACHE, HFMA, and CHIME conferences and lectured at the Yale University School of Management and Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management on topics including: Healthcare Reform, Strategic and Economic Planning, Healthcare Economic Policy, and The Analytics of Decision Making in Healthcare. Ken has been published in the Healthcare Financial Management Journal and is currently authoring a series of industry white papers on "Applied Economics in an Uncertain World." 

Before founding Chartis, Ken was a Senior Partner and Managing Director at CSC Healthcare and its predecessor, APM Management Consultants. There, he managed APM/CSC's Chicago office and central region and was a leader of the firm's Strategic Planning and Post Merger Integration practice. 

His professional experience also includes structuring healthcare trade programs between United States healthcare enterprises and the U.S.S.R while at the international strategy consulting firm Telesis, Inc. He also served two and a half years with the United States Peace Corps in Mauritania, West Africa establishing and maintaining feeding centers in famine regions. 

Ken serves on several civic and business organization boards including the Rand Organization, Press-Ganey, Heart Healers International, the Lightshare Foundation, The Providence Country Day School, and the Chartis Foundation. He holds a Master of Public and Private Management, earned with recognition, from the Yale School of Management and a Bachelor of Science in social policy from Northwestern University. 

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