Eric is the executive principal leading operations and workforce at Vizient. His responsibilities focus on leading consulting and analytics team across the country focusing on efficiency, effectiveness and profitability of care delivery and workforce across the healthcare continuum.
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Eric has 30 years of healthcare experience spanning health system operations in both acute and ambulatory environments. His areas of expertise include strategic management of clinical and administrative services, analytic and financial competencies, strategic workforce optimization and clinical operations delivery.
Prior to joining Vizient, he served as the chief operating officer and chief nursing officer for Oklahoma State University Hospital and the chief operating officer for Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In these roles Eric was responsible for executive leadership of hospital and nursing operations, and leading processes around utilization management, quality improvement, labor optimization and service line development. Eric holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, and a Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Central Missouri. His is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and has served as adjunct faculty at the University of Oklahoma, School of Nursing.