Tom Gualtieri-Reed, MBA
Tom Gualtieri-Reed is a healthcare consultant with Spragens & Associates, LLC. He has over 25 years of healthcare experience working in business operations, strategic development, and analytics and has done extensive work with both provider and payer organizations. Mr. Gualtieri-Reed works directly with hospitals, physicians and healthcare organizations to develop and implement strategic and business plans, including care delivery redesign, population health, and palliative care programs designed to improve the effective delivery of care. He has a specific interest in addressing the needs of the aging population and those with serious illness.
Most recently, Mr. Gualtieri-Reed was a director of strategy at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina where he led several enterprise-wide strategy development efforts, including the establishment of initial post-health care reform market segment positions and the design of strategic business and technology partnerships. During his 7 years at Duke University Health System, he gained experience in physician practice management in his role as a clinical department business manager and developed clinical and financial decision support tools focused on improving quality of care and outcomes. Prior to joining Duke, he was a financial analyst at Kaiser Permanente of North Carolina, working directly with clinical leaders to analyze medical cost and utilization trends and started his career at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center working in hospital operations, supporting quality improvement initiatives across multiple clinical departments.
Mr. Gualtieri-Reed earned his MBA from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business and his BA in Economics from the College of the Holy Cross.