Brian Ramos is the founder and chief executive officer of SomarHealth, a boutique healthcare consulting company headquartered in Washington, DC. In his role, Mr. Ramos is personally dedicated to each client portfolio. SomarHealth limits the number of simultaneous engagements to ensure clients receive the attention they deserve.
Prior to forming SomarHealth, Mr. Ramos held management positions in national anesthesia management consulting firms, premier academic medical centers, independent ambulatory surgical centers and large multi-site private physician primary care and multi-specialty group practices.
Mr. Ramos earned a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Computer Science from Boston College and a Master of Business Administration from Fitchburg State University. He was formally trained in the Toyota Production System (Lean) and uses these tools to create cultures of continuous improvement. Mr. Ramos is a Certified Medical Practice Executive of the American College of Medical Practice Executives. Additionally, Mr. Ramos is president and chairman of the board of directors of the Maryland Medical Group Management Association and treasurer of the Maryland Patient Care & Access Coalition. He serves on the Board of Visitors of Fenway Health.
Further, as a nationally recognized speaker, Mr. Ramos delivers interactive presentations on healthcare finance and operations.
Areas of Expertise:
- Executive Healthcare Management
- Strategic Planning & Business Partnerships
- Financial Analysis, Benchmarking & Forecasting
- Contract Negotiation
- Start-ups and Service Line Development
- Continuous Process Improvement (Lean)
- Operational Efficiency & Assessments
Subject Matter Expert: Data Mining & Analytics
Eric's data analytics experience was derived by working for health insurance companies and with private practices. His attention to detail helps our clients understand and mine databases, billing records and quality improvement platforms.
Subject Matter Expert: Financial Analysis, Forecasting & Modeling
Kim brings more than a decade of expertise in budget creation, financial modeling and data mining in the healthcare industry. She has worked for large consulting companies as well as health insurance companies.
Subject Matter Expert: Accounting & Financial Analysis
Jim is a senior level accounting and finance professional with leadership roles in companies in health care, medical devices, retail and public accounting. Areas of expertise include financial reporting, accounting policies and procedures, cash flow management, budgeting and forecasting as well as tax planning.
At SomarHealth, he supports our clients in accounts payable, payroll, cash flow management, budgeting and monthly and annual financial statement preparation. Jim also manages relationships with client banks, CPA firms (to coordinate all tax filings), and payroll providers.
Jim is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Subject Matter Expert: Performance Mgmt, Compensation
Rita is a senior level Human Resources Professional with leadership in companies of varying sizes, in health care, law and professional services. Successes include strategic problem solving and implementation of human resources policies and programs that achieve business results. She has expertise in employee and labor relations, benefits, policy and handbook review and creation, performance management and knowledge of relevant employment laws.
At SomarHealth, Rita supports our clients in an HR consulting and advisory capacity. She serves as a valuable resource to SomarHealth's smaller-sized, closely-held business clients who are unable to employ full-time HR directors. Rita is available to assist clients with the day-to-day HR operational related questions. Rita also assists clients with the evaluation of their policy manuals and assists attorneys conduct HR compliance audits.
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