Patrick Higley

Senior Director, Operational Transformation

Patrick Higley is a Senior Director in AVIA’s Center for Operational Transformation. Patrick leads the Center’s strategic vision and execution of advisory services, including digital solutions, related to financial, clinical, and automation. Patrick has over 14 years of healthcare experience focused on provider operations including service line performance, revenue cycle, information technology, labor, and procurement/capital assets.

Prior to AVIA, Patrick worked at Philips Healthcare leading new solution and business development across the Precision Diagnosis portfolio for national customers. Before Philips, Patrick served in various leadership and management roles at Navigant Consulting, including leading the development of a dedicated unit focused on digital optimization across providers, serving as the Chief of Staff to the Healthcare Segment Practice Leader, providing interim leadership at two separate providers, and directing enterprise-wide consulting engagements at large health systems and academic medical centers. He was one of the early employees of McKinnis Consulting Services, a digital solution and EMR technology consulting firm for healthcare providers that sold to Navigant in 2016.

Patrick holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Tuesday, March 21
2:00–3:00 p.m.
53H - Turning Headwinds Into Tailwinds With a Digital-First Strategy