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Michele Molden, FACHE

Vice President, Optum Advisory Services


Michele Molden is a vice president within Optum Advisory Services, serving as a leader with the Optum Center for Applied Innovation. She was previously a senior consulting leader with the Advisory Board Company. Ms. Molden partners with clients in comprehensive and focused consulting engagements. She assists health systems, as well as employed and independent physician enterprises, in achieving financial and operational sustainability. Ms. Molden earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in microbiology from Miami University and her Master of Business Administration degree in marketing from Kennesaw State University, Michael J. Coles College of Business. She is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.


Women in Leadership: Experiences Leading Through the COVID-19 Crisis

Presented by Jane Willemsen, Lynn Simon, MD, FACHE, Michele Molden, FACHE at 1:00 PM on Friday, March 26th.

The fast emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic introduced a new level of chaos to the health system, as providers, payers, epidemiologists, policymakers and the public at large struggled to make sense of volumes of new information every day. “Business as usual” took a back seat to rethinking the U.S. healthcare model going forward, from delivery…