Who We Are

Penny Stroud

  • Business planning for hospitals, health systems and physicians
  • Strategic planning and environmental assessments
  • Management of multi-organizational planning and business development processes, including physician-hospital teams and strategic networks of health systems, multi-hospital systems, and physician organizations
  • Community needs assessment: physicians, facilities, programs
  • Development of case rates and business planning for organ procurement organizations
    • Physician practice integration and business planning
    • Project Management for multi-party development projects

Craig Paxton

  • Author of C&S’ HMO Survey
  • Author of California Healthcare Foundation Physician Almanac
  • Consults with California Association of Physician Groups, Pacific Business Group on Health and others on the California Exchange physician networks and quality initiatives
  • Software development for healthcare demand analysis, development of reporting systems and analytic tools to monitor cost effectiveness, production, case rate, pricing and contracting rate analyses and clinical reporting systems for both hospitals and medical groups
  • Statistical validity of quality of care indicators
  • Large scale data design to support utilization reporting, forecasting and analysis; management of C&S in-house database of all California hospital discharges from 1993-2005
  • Demographic and payer enrollment forecasts

Mara Jennings

  • Data analysis and modeling
  • Research and planning for hospitals, health systems, and medical groups
  • Market research and trend analysis
  • Physician and allied health workforce need planning

Grant Cattaneo

  • Emeritus


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