DGA Partners maintains relationships with other leading firms to better meet the complex needs of our clients. We can bring our clients an integrated array of services to address and resolve their toughest challenges. By working with firms we trust, that are similar to DGA in size and quality, we can make a broader range of services available while assuring that clients continue to benefit from the same degree of focus, responsiveness and customization that DGA strives to provide.
Along with our strategic partners, we bring expertise in a comprehensive array of services for the healthcare industry, including:
- Governance and leadership development
- Strategic, service line and business planning
- Facilitation of mergers and strategic alliances
- Financial analysis and modeling: Facilities feasibility, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures
- Facility planning and programming
- Hospital-physician relationships: Physician community need, medical staff planning and development, compensation design
- Valuation services: Physician practices and services, healthcare businesses, physician compensation
- Presentations and retreats: the healthcare environment, physician-hospital alignment, leadership development
Bringing New Areas of Healthcare Consulting Expertise
This means that DGA Partners can now offer clients expertise in new areas. For example, within the sphere of governance, we can offer guidance on board self-assessment and development, as well as governance restructuring and design, and education on governance. We can offer board retreats targeted to specific areas of leadership concern, and highly focused organization development interventions. And we can provide outstanding FutureScan® presentations and presentations on leadership roles in quality and patient safety.
Our strategic partners have agreed to collaborate with us as a “virtual company” when advantageous to our clients, or to work individually to meet specific needs. We have complete confidence that all services provided will be performed to the highest standards.
Our strategic partners include:
Edward A. Kazemek, Chairman and CEO, and Pamela R. Knecht, President
ACCORD assists its hospital and health system clients to achieve successful organizational change, concentrating on governance effectiveness, strategy and management. The firm helps clients to create strategic plans; enhance the performance of their boards through assessment, restructuring, education, and retreats; strengthen organizational culture through planned interventions, and complete mergers and strategic alliances. Both Ed and Pam are Governance Advisors to The Governance Institute in San Diego. Since its inception in 1990, ACCORD has served over 400 organizations. Learn more about Accord Limited.
Bader & Associates
Barry S. Bader, Principal
Bader & Associates helps its clients to strengthen the performance of their governing boards with a comprehensive array of board development services. Barry Bader brings more than 30 years experience as he helps clients to conduct successful board and leadership retreats, education programs, and self-evaluation processes, and to develop or update board policies. He facilitates comprehensive governance assessments, redesign projects, succession planning, strategy retreats and evaluations of individual directors. Barry is one of The Governance Institute’s Advisors and Faculty Members, and is nationally recognized for his work helping boards fulfill their responsibilities for quality and patient safety. Learn more about Bader & Associates at www.greatboards.org.
Don Seymour & Associates
Don Seymour, President
Don Seymour & Associates provides advice on strategy, physician-hospital alignment and governance to senior leaders in hospitals and healthcare systems throughout the United States. Don Seymour has been working as an advisor to hospital boards, CEOs and medical staff leaders since 1979. He has formulated corporate strategy, facilitated mergers, designed board structure and policy, and developed revised medical staff structures.
Don frequently speaks and writes on subjects related to senior leadership in healthcare organizations. He has served as faculty for the ACHE seminars. He is past president of several national/regional healthcare strategy and marketing organizations. He is also the Executive Editor of FutureScan®, AHA’s annual trends publication sponsored by the Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development. Learn more about Don Seymour & Associates.
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