James E. OrlikoffMD
James E. Orlikoff is president of Orlikoff & Associates, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in healthcare governance and leadership, strategy, quality, and organizational development. He is the National Advisor on Governance and Leadership to the American Hospital Association and Health Forum and is the Senior Consultant to the Center for Healthcare Governance. He was named one of the 100 most powerful people in healthcare in the inaugural list by Modern Healthcare magazine.
Mr. Orlikoff has been involved in leadership, quality, and strategy issues for over twenty-five years. He has consulted with hospitals in six countries, and since 1985 has worked with hospital and system governing boards to strengthen their overall effectiveness and their oversight of strategy and quality. He has worked extensively on improving the relationships between boards, medical staffs, and management. He has written fifteen books and over 100 articles. He is a member of the Virginia Mason Health System board in Seattle, WA, and is chair of their Governance Committee. He is also a member of the Pitzer College board in Claremont, CA.