Consulting Team

Experienced Health Care Professionals Transforming The Patient Experience 

Press Ganey Strategic Consultants possess breadth and depth of experience that sets us apart. With the addition of 30 consultants from the Soyring Consulting team, the fast-growing Press Ganey consulting team now totals nearly 100 experts. Our team includes professionals from across industries including healthcare, aviation, nuclear power, and manufacturing. All have served in leadership roles, including c-suite positions of CEO, COO, CNO, and CXO. We specialize in strategy design and execution related to reliability culture transformation; human factors-based process improvement; quality and operations; and outcomes optimization in safety, quality, experience. Our team brings knowledge of leading practices and lessons learned assessed from engagements with more than 1400 health care organizations that are incorporated to create the most effective implementation plan for our clients.

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Consulting Services Partners

   James (Jim) Merlino, MD, Partner

    Chief Transformation Officer

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   Dan Collard

    President, Strategic Consulting Division

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 Craig Clapper, PE, CMQ/OE, Partner

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 Chrissy Daniels, MS, Partner

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 Charles Hagood, DSc, Partner

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 Adam Higman, DHA,  Partner

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 Lucas Higman, DSc,  Partner

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 Kerry Johnson,  Partner

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 Steve Kreiser,  MBA, Partner

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 Jennifer Marshall, MBA,  Partner

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 Stacie Pallotta, MPH,  Partner

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 Carole Stockmeier, MHA, Partner

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 Gary Yates, MD, Partner

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Our consultants have been instrumental in the design and execution of
successful service excellence and cultural strategy programs.



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