Patrick Lee, MHA
PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT, HOSPITAL & AMBULATORY OPERATIONS
Patrick Lee has more than 30 years of healthcare management and leadership experience in a range of organizations that include top academic healthcare institutions and post-acute specialty hospital companies. Starting his career in 1979 as a Registered Medical Technologist and served in clinical laboratory management roles with St. Louis Children’s Hospital, The Cleveland Clinic, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
After receiving a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration & Planning from Washington University School of Medicine in 1994, Patrick served in an executive leadership development role working directly with the CEO of BJC Healthcare during the early years following the initial formation of that integrated, 12-hospital system. Patrick subsequently served as corporate Vice President for Regional Affiliates & Network Development and executive liaison with BJC’s 11 affiliated rural hospitals where he helped to expand BJC’s regional market penetration.
Marking a transition into the post-acute specialty hospital sector, Patrick served 5 years as CEO for Howard Rusk Rehabilitation Center, a 60-bed acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital and a joint venture between University of Missouri Healthcare and HealthSouth that operates as a teaching hospital for the University of Missouri School of Medicine. Patrick served as Senior Vice President of Operations for Horizon Health, overseeing the contract management of more than 30 acute hospital-based inpatient rehabilitation programs in 15 states, helping hospital clients to optimize program performance. In 2008 he formed a company with several partners specializing in the development and operation of post-acute facilities. Patrick’s team at Continuum Senior Communities is currently developing senior assisted living facilities specializing in the residential care of those with Alzheimer’s and other progressive dementias.
Patrick brings this range of experience and perspective on healthcare delivery across the continuum to Stamp & Chase in order to help clients raise the performance bar by developing enhanced communication competencies and practices in their organizations. With a demonstrated track record of operational leadership by serving as an effective team coach, a hands-on approach to problem solving, and leading from the front by example, Patrick is working with the Stamp & Chase team to help organizations achieve and sustain a high performance culture.