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 to both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations in the healthcare sector. He has over 25 years of experience, including significant time as a healthcare administrator, during which he has led and managed day-to-day operations and driven change in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, and ambulatory services. He is an accomplished professional who thrives on balancing strategic decisions and financial discipline with an outstanding leadership approach.

Representative engagements include:

  • CRO of a 178-bed HUD nursing home. Cleared all tags and restructured operations and restored financial operations and patient care, replaced clinical staff and reduced operating expenses.
  • CEO of hospital medical group that partners with one of the most prestigious medical universities in Austria. 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.
  • COO for an $850MM publicly traded healthcare system with five acute-care hospitals, 1,050 beds and 3,000 employees in Saudi Arabia. Engaged to turn around $120MM operating loss.
  • CRO of a five-star 135-bed acute-care hospital in the United Arab Emirates. Restructured the hospital’s operations and developed new-senior management team. Performed feasibility evaluation to purchase five emergency-room locations from the Emirati government. Implemented integrated decision making between Chiefs of Services and executives. Resulted in $35MM first-year budget increase.
  • Financial Advisor to three large premier outpatient cancer centers in Texas. Reduced operating expenses by 20 percent and paid off two secured lenders.
  • CRO for a home-healthcare provider with locations in two states. Implemented operating systems, cost control, and revenue-cycle management with best practices. Successfully sold both agencies and paid the secured lender in full.
  • CEO for the commissioning and development of an Integrated Delivery Network (IDN) for an acute-care hospital with 140 beds and two outpatient centers.

Mr. Sandnes is a frequent speaker at conferences on topics related to hospital success, leadership, building teams, and turnarounds. He has been published and featured in articles in national healthcare journals and is proficient in Spanish and Arabic.

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 to both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations in the healthcare sector. He has over 25 years of experience, including significant time as a healthcare administrator, during which he has led and managed day-to-day operations and driven change in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, and ambulatory services. He is an accomplished professional who thrives on balancing strategic decisions and financial discipline with an outstanding leadership approach.

Representative engagements include:

  • CRO of a 178-bed HUD nursing home. Cleared all tags and restructured operations and restored financial operations and patient care, replaced clinical staff and reduced operating expenses.
  • CEO of hospital medical group that partners with one of the most prestigious medical universities in Austria. 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.
  • COO for an $850MM publicly traded healthcare system with five acute-care hospitals, 1,050 beds and 3,000 employees in Saudi Arabia. Engaged to turn around $120MM operating loss.
  • CRO of a five-star 135-bed acute-care hospital in the United Arab Emirates. Restructured the hospital’s operations and developed new-senior management team. Performed feasibility evaluation to purchase five emergency-room locations from the Emirati government. Implemented integrated decision making between Chiefs of Services and executives. Resulted in $35MM first-year budget increase.
  • Financial Advisor to three large premier outpatient cancer centers in Texas. Reduced operating expenses by 20 percent and paid off two secured lenders.
  • CRO for a home-healthcare provider with locations in two states. Implemented operating systems, cost control, and revenue-cycle management with best practices. Successfully sold both agencies and paid the secured lender in full.
  • CEO for the commissioning and development of an Integrated Delivery Network (IDN) for an acute-care hospital with 140 beds and two outpatient centers.

Mr. Sandnes is a frequent speaker at conferences on topics related to hospital success, leadership, building teams, and turnarounds. He has been published and featured in articles in national healthcare journals and is proficient in Spanish and Arabic.


Education & Certifications

B.B.A., Eastern Michigan University

M.A., Central Michigan University

Articles