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Episode 76: High-performing organizations with Brian Klepper, EVP, The Valuation Institute

Oct 18, 2019


Everyone says that they are a high-performing organization, but which ones really are? Which health care organizations have proven to deliver better outcomes at lower costs? This week, John sits down with the dynamic Brian Klepper, Ph.D., executive vice president of The Valuation Institute. Brian offers examples of unusually high-performing health care organizations and the secrets to their success.

In this episode

Brian Klepper

Brian R. Klepper, PhD is a health care analyst and commentator, active nationally. He is EVP of the Validation Institute, which conducts independent, third party validation of health care vender performance. He is also Principal of Worksite Health Advisors, which connects health care purchasers to high performance vendors. He speaks and writes extensively on clinics, high performance health care and the management of clinical and financial risk.

He is a regular contributor to the health care trade press, a reviewer for the journals Health Affairs and The Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, and an advisor to several health care firms and foundations. A purchaser advocate, he has focused on the market and policy dynamics of the health care cost crisis, and readily available solutions to purchasers willing to approach the problem laterally. The George Washington University Masters in Health Administration Program ranked Brian's Care & Cost, the top 2016 blog by a health care professional. Feedspot named it a 2017 top 100 health care blog.

John Marchica

John Marchica is a veteran health care strategist and CEO of Darwin Research Group. He was the founder and CEO of FaxWatch, a leading business intelligence and medical education company and two-time member of the Inc. 500 list of America's fastest growing companies.

John is the author of The Accountable Organization and has advised senior management on strategy and organizational change for more than a decade. John earned his B.A. in economics from Knox College, an MBA and M.A. in public policy from The University of Chicago, and completed his Ph.D. coursework and doctoral exams in clinical epidemiology and health economics at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. He is a faculty associate in the W.P. Carey School of Business and the College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University.

About Darwin Research Group

Darwin Research Group Inc. provides advanced market intelligence and in-depth customer insights to health care executives, with a strategic focus on health care delivery systems and the global shift toward value-based care. Darwin’s client list includes forward-thinking biopharmaceutical and medical device companies, as well as health care providers, private equity, and venture capital firms. The company was founded in 2010 as Darwin Advisory Partners, LLC and is headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz. with a satellite office in Princeton, N.J.


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