Michael Sandnes, Director

Michael Sandnes is a results-driven and engaging C-Level executive, leader, and advisor with a proven track record of delivering fiscal, strategic and turnaround leadership for-profit, nonprofit, private equity firms and business organizations. He has over 25 years of experience, including significant time as a healthcare administrator, where he led and managed day-to-day operations and drove change in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, and ambulatory services, resulting in employee, patient and physician satisfaction.

Michael is an accomplished professional who thrives on balancing strategic decisions and financial discipline with an outstanding leadership approach. He is proficient in Spanish and Arabic.  He is a frequent speaker at conferences on topics related to hospital success, leadership, building teams, and turnaround. He has been featured articles reviewed U.S. national healthcare journals.

Representative Experience

  • COO for $850MM publicly traded healthcare system with five acute-care hospitals, 1,050 beds, and 3,000 employees. Engaged to turn around $120MM operating loss.
  • CEO of medical group that partners with one of the most prestigious medical universities in the country. Oversaw day-to-day operations of the hospital, clinics and emergency-room services. Acquired and managed an ambulatory-care center with 49 clinics plus specialty clinics and an emergency-room services network.
  • CEO of five-star 135-bed acute-care hospital. Restructured the hospital’s operations and developed new-senior management team. Performed feasibility evaluation to purchase five emergency-room locations from the government. Implemented integrated decision making between Chiefs of Services and executives. Resulted in $35MM first-year budget increase.
  • COO of national medical-care company. Established a physician practice-management group, opened an ambulatory outpatient center location and acquired four primary care/urgent care locations with two pediatric and adult emergency rooms.
  • COO of startup projects for two medical centers in development phase. Led site development, medical and administrative staff recruitment, equipment acquisition, policy and procedures, and MIS and quality-management systems for the new 350-bed acute-care hospital in the hospital system. Delivered C-level presentations to Board of Directors.
  • CEO for the commissioning and development of an Integrated Delivery Network (IDN) for an acute-care hospital with 140 beds and two outpatient centers.

Contact Information

E-mail: michael.sandnes@cr3partners.com
Phone: +1 (443) 333-6654
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Industries

  • Acute-Care Hospitals
  • Long-Term Care Providers
  • Nursing Homes
  • CCRC’s
  • Physician Organizations
  • Integrated Delivery Networks
  • Ambulatory-Care Centers
  • Surgery Centers
  • Academic Medical Centers
  • Integrated Delivery Networks (ACO’s)

Education & Certifications

  • B.B.A., Eastern Michigan University
  • M.A., Central Michigan University

Michael Sandnes, Director

Contact Information

E-mail: michael.sandnes@cr3partners.com
Phone: +1 (443) 333-6654
LinkedIn | VCard


Industries

  • Acute-Care Hospitals
  • Long-Term Care Providers
  • Nursing Homes
  • CCRC’s
  • Physician Organizations
  • Integrated Delivery Networks
  • Ambulatory-Care Centers
  • Surgery Centers
  • Academic Medical Centers
  • Integrated Delivery Networks (ACO’s)

Michael Sandnes is a results-driven and engaging C-Level executive, leader, and advisor with a proven track record of delivering fiscal, strategic and turnaround leadership for-profit, nonprofit, private equity firms and business organizations. He has over 25 years of experience, including significant time as a healthcare administrator, where he led and managed day-to-day operations and drove change in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, and ambulatory services, resulting in employee, patient and physician satisfaction.

Michael is an accomplished professional who thrives on balancing strategic decisions and financial discipline with an outstanding leadership approach. He is proficient in Spanish and Arabic.  He is a frequent speaker at conferences on topics related to hospital success, leadership, building teams, and turnaround. He has been featured articles reviewed U.S. national healthcare journals.

Representative Experience

  • COO for $850MM publicly traded healthcare system with five acute-care hospitals, 1,050 beds, and 3,000 employees. Engaged to turn around $120MM operating loss.
  • CEO of medical group that partners with one of the most prestigious medical universities in the country. Oversaw day-to-day operations of the hospital, clinics and emergency-room services. Acquired and managed an ambulatory-care center with 49 clinics plus specialty clinics and an emergency-room services network.
  • CEO of five-star 135-bed acute-care hospital. Restructured the hospital’s operations and developed new-senior management team. Performed feasibility evaluation to purchase five emergency-room locations from the government. Implemented integrated decision making between Chiefs of Services and executives. Resulted in $35MM first-year budget increase.
  • COO of national medical-care company. Established a physician practice-management group, opened an ambulatory outpatient center location and acquired four primary care/urgent care locations with two pediatric and adult emergency rooms.
  • COO of startup projects for two medical centers in development phase. Led site development, medical and administrative staff recruitment, equipment acquisition, policy and procedures, and MIS and quality-management systems for the new 350-bed acute-care hospital in the hospital system. Delivered C-level presentations to Board of Directors.
  • CEO for the commissioning and development of an Integrated Delivery Network (IDN) for an acute-care hospital with 140 beds and two outpatient centers.

Education & Certifications

  • B.B.A., Eastern Michigan University
  • M.A., Central Michigan University

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