The Kurt Salmon Cancer Services Consulting Team has assembled the best and brightest health care advisors who are experienced experts in developing and enhancing cancer programs and cancer centers of all types and sizes. Our consultants recognize the complexities of delivering high-quality cancer care, including the need to coordinate among multiple physician specialties and allied health care disciplines. Our approach to planning recognizes the need for a three-pronged strategy:

  1. growth and positioning;
  2. clinical integration; and
  3. a quality and value plan.

Our clients include NCI-designated cancer centers and academic medical centers, as well as large community health systems and hospitals ranging from under 100 to over 1,000 beds. We have worked with nearly all of the 2012–2013 U.S. News & World Report’s Honor Roll, and 81% of our clients are repeat clients. We connect with your senior team as peers—helping them own the solutions—and partner with your leadership to develop solutions that work with your internal systems.

Kurt Salmon’s Cancer Consulting Team delivers comprehensive oncology service offerings, including the following core services:

  • Academic cancer center planning
  • Strategic plans addressing clinical, research and education missions
  • NCI designation planning
  • Long-range cancer services strategic planning for community hospitals and health systems
  • Organizational design and service line planning
  • Physician integration and workforce planning
  • Physician alignment planning
  • Transaction structuring, due diligence, negotiations and business case development
  • Affiliation, partnership and network development
  • Clinical portfolio optimization and detailed clinical program planning
  • Value-based care readiness evaluation and planning
  • Cancer center feasibility and facilities planning
  • Oncology operational assessments and streamlining
How Kurt Salmon Cancer Consulting Services Are Different

Our significant subject matter expertise in oncology, as well as functional expertise in facilities and capital planning, operations, and IT, allows our team to:

  • Understand the complexities of cancer care and its various stakeholders
  • Maximize the strength of the individual cancer program while optimizing resource allocation within the context of the overall delivery system
  • Connect as peers with your senior team, helping them to own the solutions
  • Partner with your leadership to develop solutions that work with your internal systems
  • Put your interests first

This approach translates into unbiased and uncompromised recommendations that help you maintain your commitment to your mission.