Craig Holm, MBA, FACHE



Craig has over 25 years of experience in directing consulting engagements for physicians and physician group practices, community hospitals, large health systems, and academic medical centers. In combination with his experience in healthcare operations, this gives him a very full understanding of the issues faced by clients.

Craig’s experience includes:

  • Developing strategies for physician-hospital alignment
  • Creating clinical integration strategies
  • Collaborating with physicians on risk-based contracting and bundled payments
  • Improving the financial and clinical performance of physician enterprises
  • Developing primary care strategies for hospitals and health systems

Prior to his consulting career, Craig served as the associate director of patient care services at Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester Medical Center.

An experienced speaker, Craig has presented to a wide range of regional and national healthcare organizations including the American College of Healthcare Executives, Healthcare Financial Management Association, Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development, and the Healthcare Strategy Institute.

He is the author of two books: Allies or Adversaries: Revitalizing the Medical Staff Organization and Next Generation Physician‐Health System Partnerships, both published by Health Administration Press of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He has also written numerous articles, including a column for the Journal of Healthcare Management. His recent research has focused on re-orienting the healthcare delivery system toward primary care.

Craig holds an AB in Biological Sciences and an MBA in Hospital and Health Services Administration from Cornell University. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.


Pet's name: Lucy
First job: Professional landscaper (ok, I was 13…I mowed lawns)
Favorite band: There is only one “best” band – THE Beatles
Non-work related interest: Running and cycling
Second language: Speaking Delawarean
Favorite travel destination: Southeast Alaska
Favorite drink: Hoppy IPA
Something you are passionate about: Kindness
One bucket list item: Parasailing
Best dish you can prepare: Eggplant parmesan
First car: VW Beetle

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