Mark Dubow, MSPH, MBA



Mark is a national expert in strategy development and facility planning for healthcare organizations, with an emphasis on helping providers capitalize on emerging innovations. He has more than 35 years of healthcare consulting experience and has directed engagements for healthcare organizations throughout the nation, including health systems, community and teaching hospitals, academic medical centers, ambulatory care providers, post-acute care organizations, health plans, and physician organizations.

Mark’s work focuses primarily on strategic planning for hospitals and health systems, ambulatory care center strategy and facility development, enhancing the effectiveness of clinical service lines, mergers and alliances, and alignment. His experience includes:

  • Determining strategy and establishing the most appropriate model of care, in light of healthcare reform, to apply as organizations transition from a fee-for-service to a value-based payment environment
  • Enhancing service lines including cardiovascular, neuroscience, oncology, orthopedics, women’s services, and behavioral health, among other clinical services; developing Centers of Excellence and Clinical Institutes
  • Determining client need for and benefit of forming strategic partnerships, and evaluating potential candidates
  • Assisting hospitals and physician organizations in the formation and refinement of integrated delivery systems, including clinical integration, and establishing strategies for growth
  • Establishing various alignment models
  • Acute hospital, ambulatory care and post-acute care facility development including strategy, defining the service portfolio, site selection, utilization projections, and resource sizing

Previously, Mark was senior vice president at a nationally recognized healthcare consulting firm, and a leader within the planning and business advisory practice. Prior to joining that firm, Mr. Dubow was the president of another healthcare consulting firm. Before that he was a senior manager in the national healthcare consulting practice of a Big Four accounting firm, where he led the South/West Region of the firm’s Accelerated Solutions Services, and was Director, Strategic Planning Services, for the South/West Region.

Mark is a frequent speaker for organizations including the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and the Healthcare Financial Management Association. He has collaborated with a broad array of law and other professional firms in presenting seminars on a array of healthcare industry subjects. Mark teaches “Hospitals and Health Systems of the Future: Transforming to Thrive” on behalf of the ACHE for executive nationwide on a quarterly basis. He has been published in books and more than 30 articles on a wide variety of topics.

Mark holds an MBA degree from the University of Michigan, a Master of Science degree in public health, with an emphasis on healthcare planning and policy, from UCLA, and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Colgate University.


Pet's name: Two dogs: Rolo and Bailey
First job: Swimming instructor (camp)
Favorite bands: Rolling Stones and Eagles
Non-work related interest: Travel to unusual/out of the way destinations
Favorite travel destination: Galapagos Islands
Favorite drink: Bourbon
Hobby/activity you enjoy: Hiking/camping, photography, skiing, snorkeling/scuba diving
Something you are passionate about: Enjoying forests, mountains, coral reefs
One bucket list item: Africa photographic safari
Guilty pleasure: Desserts
What I’d tell my 20 year-old self: Make time for and proactively take advantage of as many natural resources, as well as cultural and anthropological experiences as you can before they change/disappear
Crave: New experiences, variety
Best dish you can prepare: Full Thanksgiving Dinner
Most used app: Google

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