Brian Thygesen is a Director at The Chartis Group in our strategy practice and co-leader of our Pediatrics segment. Mr. Thygesen has nearly 20 years of experience in healthcare serving as a strategic advisor to leading academic health systems, children’s hospitals, and community-based delivery networks. Mr. Thygesen’s primary areas of focus are enterprise strategy formulation, digital care service expansion, physician alignment, and integration, merger and affiliation assistance as well as development of accountable care organizations.
Mr. Thygesen’s recent project experience includes development of an enterprise strategy for a leading regional health system, leading the development of a multi-year enterprise strategy for a US News & World Report Honor Roll Children’s Hospital on the West Coast, which required the creation of a roadmap for extending physical and virtual services to outlying communities. He has also supported several academic health system clients in service line strategies and recent partnership discussions, including the development of a partnership between a children’s hospital and the pediatric enterprise of one of the largest integrated delivery networks in the Midwest.
Before joining The Chartis Group, Mr. Thygesen worked as a senior manager for the healthcare practice of Kurt Salmon, where he focused on strategic and strategic capital asset planning for healthcare providers. Mr. Thygesen also has experience managing clinical portfolios for two major pharmaceutical companies where he worked closely with physicians to develop and implement sales and marketing presentations for practicing providers.
Mr. Thygesen holds a Master of Public Health from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and a Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of California, San Diego.