Michael Sandnes, Industry Specialist

Mr. Sandnes is a results-driven and dynamic Chief Executive Officer, leader and advisor who has delivered fiscal, strategic and turnaround leadership for healthcare providers. He is an accomplished and results-driven healthcare administrative professional who thrives on balancing strategic decisions and financial discipline with an outstanding leadership approach, resulting in employee, patient and physician satisfaction. He has over 25 years of experience, most of which consists of managing day-to-day operations and driving change management of hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics and ambulatory services.

Key positions include:

  • CEO of a medical group in Abu Dhabi, UAE that partners with one of the most prestigious medical universities in the country. Responsible for the 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 a five-star 135-bed acute-care hospital in Abu Dhabi, where he was responsible for restructuring the hospital’s operations and developing a 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 $35 million first-year budget increase.
  • COO of a 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 in which he 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.
  • COO for a healthcare system engaged to turn around a $120 million operating loss for a publicly traded, for-profit $850 million company with five acute-care hospitals, 1,050 beds and 3,000 employees.

Mr. Sandnes is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives where he completed 30 CME hours in 2016.

Contact Information

E-mail: michael.sandnes@cr3partners.com
Phone: +1 (800) 728-7176
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Industries

  • Acute-Care Hospitals
  • Long-Term Care Providers
  • Nursing Homes
  • CCRC’S
  • Physician Organizations
  • Integrated Delivery Networks
  • Ambulatory-Care Centers
  • Academic Medical Centers

Education

B.B.A., Eastern Michigan University

M.A., Central Michigan University

Michael Sandnes, Industry Specialist

Contact Information

E-mail: michael.sandnes@cr3partners.com
Phone: +1 (800) 728-7176
LinkedIn | VCard


Industries

  • Acute-Care Hospitals
  • Long-Term Care Providers
  • Nursing Homes
  • CCRC’S
  • Physician Organizations
  • Integrated Delivery Networks
  • Ambulatory-Care Centers
  • Academic Medical Centers

Mr. Sandnes is a results-driven and dynamic Chief Executive Officer, leader and advisor who has delivered fiscal, strategic and turnaround leadership for healthcare providers. He is an accomplished and results-driven healthcare administrative professional who thrives on balancing strategic decisions and financial discipline with an outstanding leadership approach, resulting in employee, patient and physician satisfaction. He has over 25 years of experience, most of which consists of managing day-to-day operations and driving change management of hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics and ambulatory services.

Key positions include:

  • CEO of a medical group in Abu Dhabi, UAE that partners with one of the most prestigious medical universities in the country. Responsible for the 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 a five-star 135-bed acute-care hospital in Abu Dhabi, where he was responsible for restructuring the hospital’s operations and developing a 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 $35 million first-year budget increase.
  • COO of a 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 in which he 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.
  • COO for a healthcare system engaged to turn around a $120 million operating loss for a publicly traded, for-profit $850 million company with five acute-care hospitals, 1,050 beds and 3,000 employees.

Mr. Sandnes is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives where he completed 30 CME hours in 2016.


Education

B.B.A., Eastern Michigan University

M.A., Central Michigan University