Brandon Klar is a managing director at GE Healthcare Partners with over 15 years of experience in healthcare management.
He specializes in strategic and business planning advisory services, including service line planning, master facility planning, and transaction work (e.g., mergers, acquisitions, affiliations, joint ventures).
He has extensive experience in the creation of strategic partnerships, the facilitation of inaugural health system strategic plan development, as well as the creation and implementation of business plans of efficiency, system-wide integration plans and clinical programmatic alignment plans.
Brandon has also provided health system integration expert testimony to support his clients in regulatory proceedings in front of state Certificate of Need boards, Attorneys General, and the Federal Trade Commission.
Prior to joining GE Healthcare Partners, Brandon served as the Vice President of Planning and Network Development at CharterCare Health Partners, a 579 bed two-hospital system in Providence, Rhode Island. There, he led the system-wide strategic planning and medical staff development functions, staffed the post-merger integration process, and oversaw service line program development and master facility planning.
Prior to work at CharterCare Health Partners, Brandon held the role of Administrative Director of Planning, Business Development and Perioperative Services for St. Joseph Health Services of Rhode Island, a 359 bed Catholic health system. In his role there, he directed the organization’s multi-phased campus integration/consolidation initiative and was integrally involved in the joint affiliation task force formed for the development of CharterCARE Health Partners.
Operationally, he successfully led the restructuring efforts of the perioperative division and ancillary services resulting in enhanced system efficiencies, improved medical staff relations, and revenue growth.
Brandon holds a master’s degree in health science administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio and a bachelor’s degree from Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Kentucky. He is an active member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.