Michael Tsia is a Principal with The Chartis Group. He serves as a project manager and advisor to leading academic health centers, children's hospitals, and community health systems on numerous topics, including enterprise strategic and financial planning, physician and organizational alignment, and operations improvement.
Mr. Tsia's recent experience includes assessing local market dynamics and organizational readiness for an accountable care environment, which involves evaluating current assets and competencies against key care management, cost management, information technology, physician network, and clinical integration capabilities. Additional recent projects have included a detailed physician-by-physician, department-by-department assessment of implementing a next-generation funds flow model at a major academic health center.
Prior to joining The Chartis Group, Mr. Tsia served as a Researcher in the government affairs office of Blue Shield of California, where he authored health policy briefs on the healthcare economics of coverage expansion and the security of federal funding for state healthcare initiatives.
Mr. Tsia holds a master's degree in Public Policy from Harvard University, a Bachelor of Arts in political science and a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.