SVH serves clients across the healthcare continuum. An important tenet of our business is to maintain client confidentiality whenever it is requested. The list that follows represents the categories of healthcare organizations that have most frequently requested our services. To understand more about the breadth and depth of our engagements, see descriptions provided in Our Work.

Health Systems

Service examples:

  • Supported clinical service line strategic plans in cancer, cardiovascular services, and behavioral health
  • Facilitated hospital/physician alignment to support clinical programs
  • Supported a hospital homecare/hospice partnership to reduce re-admissions
  • Facilitated an enterprise-wide planning retreat to reduce length of stay and avoid unnecessary ED visits
  • Supported planning for a public/private partnership between a city health department and a healthcare system for a new healthcare campus

Academic Medical Centers

Service examples:

  • Supported clinical service line strategic plans
  • Facilitated academic medical center and community hospital partnerships
  • Supported an enterprise-wide physician engagement initiative


Service examples:

  • Supported the design and implementation of a national consortium for hospital-based cancer programs
  • Facilitated retreats to launch a regional children’s behavioral health consortium
  • Supported a strategic plan for a regional disease-focused consortium of Academic Medical Centers and Community Organizations
  • Provided planning support for a regional primary care advocacy network
  • Facilitated the development of community collaboratives to address the needs of uninsured or underinsured populations

Government Research Institutes

Service examples:

  • Provided design and implementation support for a national strategy for a government cancer research institute to expand access, improve quality and expand clinical trials for cancer patients working with 30 hospitals in 22 states
  • Facilitated a retreat for program portfolio review and planning of all programs that targeted the community setting


Service examples:

  • Provided topical research to support funding priorities

Healthcare Start-ups

Service examples:

  • Provided input to several companies on targeting their products to better meet the needs of hospitals and their patients

“Donna is able to work with a variety of people at all levels of a health system. She has extraordinary experience (and success) at helping institutions through change and creating roadmaps that are practical and easy to follow.”

~ Chair of Medicine, Academic Medical Center