Redesigning Value in Health Care with Brian Paradis

Redesigning Value in Health Care with Brian Paradis


Health Care Rounds is back with Season 4! Brian Paradis, senior partner with CSuite Solutions, talks with John about his experience in transforming Florida Hospital with clinical leadership and creative strategy. Paradis shares details from his most recent book, Lead with Imagination, emphasizing the importance of identifying growth opportunities,  executing change effectively, and designing a better future for health care.

In this episode

Brian Paradis

Brian Paradis is a senior partner with CSuite Solutions, a national strategic advisory firm. CSuite Solutions is led by former healthcare industry CEOs focused on the transition and practical strategies to move healthcare industry from “volume to value.”

Previously, Paradis was president of Florida Hospital’s Central Region, a $4billion enterprise with over 25,000 employees and 2,000 physicians. Under his leadership, Florida Hospital was the #1 ranked hospital in Florida by the US News and World Report for three years. Paradis’s understanding of the role of immigration in organizational leadership helped develop a creative, results-oriented team based on a shared vision driven by a Strategic Innovation Agenda (SIA). 

Paradis earned a BA in Business Administration from Southern College, Chattanooga, TN, is a CPA, and is a Certified Management Accountant. He is married, father of five, and the unexpected owner of three dogs.

John Marchica

John Marchica is a veteran health care strategist and CEO of Darwin Research Group, a health care market intelligence firm specializing in health care delivery systems. He’s a two-time health care entrepreneur, and his first company, FaxWatch, was listed twice on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing American companies. John is the author of The Accountable Organization and has advised senior management on strategy and organizational change for more than a decade.

John did his undergraduate work in economics at Knox College, has an MBA and M.A. in public policy from the University of Chicago, and completed his Ph.D. coursework at The Dartmouth Institute. He is a faculty associate in the W.P. Carey School of Business and the College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University, and is an active member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

About Darwin Research Group

Darwin Research Group Inc. provides advanced market intelligence and in-depth customer insights to health care executives, with a strategic focus on health care delivery systems and the global shift toward value-based care. Darwin’s client list includes forward-thinking biopharmaceutical and medical device companies, as well as health care providers, private equity, and venture capital firms. The company was founded in 2010 as Darwin Advisory Partners, LLC and is headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz. with a satellite office in Princeton, N.J.

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