North Highland welcomes Amy Andersen as its healthcare leader

25 March 2019 2 min. read

Management consulting firm North Highland has hired Amy Andersen as a vice president and leader of its healthcare consulting segment. Andersen has more than 20 years of healthcare industry experience. She will be based out of the firm’s San Francisco office.

In her new role, Andersen will help clients navigate the changing healthcare landscape while developing strategies that drive value, quality, access, and efficiency.

Andersen has supported an array of healthcare and technology clients in the areas of strategy, innovation, mergers and acquisitions, and transformation. She has deep expertise in value-based care, physician engagement, provider contracting, regulatory compliance and policy, data and analytics, and quality and payment metrics.

Before joining North Highland, she founded and led Andersen Health Advisors, serving as a principal strategy advisor to Stanford University's Clinical Excellence Research Center. Before that, she spent two years as an executive partner and healthcare provider lead partner at IBM, where she created and led go-to-market strategy for the tech giant’s North American healthcare provider business.

North Highland welcomes Amy Andersen as its healthcare leader

Andersen was also a VP and partner at Philips, leading the development of a patient-centered enterprise care management redesign solution and achieving a threefold increase in the pipeline of the firm’s federal and state healthcare service line.

She additionally spent nearly two years at Booz Allen Hamilton, where she served as practice leader of the healthcare payor and provider consulting offering. In the role, she crafted the practice’s overall strategy, while working on major projects like a $30 million advisory engagement to a premier State Health Insurance Exchange under the Affordable Care Act.

"Amy is a skilled healthcare leader with experience advising high growth health and global technology companies," John Norkus, managing director of North Highland, said. "She is an industry thought leader and subject matter expert that motivates teams to build partnerships and execute strategic growth."

Related: North Highland elects CEO Dan Reardon as chairman of the board