Raphe Schwartz is a Director with The Chartis Group and the national leader of the Strategy and Children’s Hospitals practices. For nearly 25 years, Mr. Schwartz has been an advisor for leading children's hospitals, health systems and academic medical centers as they have addressed their most pressing strategic and operational challenges. Mr. Schwartz directs consulting engagements in strategy, partnership development, value-based care, population health, performance improvement and economic alignment. Mr. Schwartz is a regular speaker at national healthcare conferences and Board retreats on strategy and children’s health topics.
Examples of Mr. Schwartz’s recent work include: advancing strategic and operational performance for preeminent health systems, developing innovative clinical and economic partnerships between hospitals and their partners, facilitating accretive growth strategies, advancing enterprise strategies and developing network of care strategies.
Mr. Schwartz has also directed a number of industrywide applied research studies including a global study of malaria research and development, several national studies on pediatric medicine, and a life-sciences study on the price and value of pharmaceutical innovation. He has spoken nationally at healthcare conferences and board retreats on topics ranging from the future of healthcare to the emerging face of accountable care to the future of pediatric medicine. His applied research studies have been presented at international health conferences and to U.S. Congressional leaders, state policymakers, industry associations and Fortune 100 employers.
Before joining The Chartis Group, Mr. Schwartz spent seven years as a practice leader with CSC and its predecessor, APM Management Consultants, in both clinical effectiveness and operational improvement. Mr. Schwartz's professional experience also includes leadership roles at both Cisco Systems and Cerner Corporation.
Mr. Schwartz holds a Bachelor of Science in applied mathematics and operations research from Yale University where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude.