Craig Cook RN, MBA Vice President-Implementation Services
Areas of Expertise: Value Analysis Structure and Implementation, Hospital and Nursing Operations.
Craig has extensive experience in clinical and operational leadership as well as leading Value Analysis implementation projects. Craig has implemented expense management initiatives with Value Analysis teams in over 30 hospitals. Additionally, he has led network and multi-hospital teams including Peri-Operative services, Cath Lab/Interventional Radiology, and Patient Care.
Currently working with the Data Leverage Group, he assists hospital organizations with the implementation of Value Analysis Management Software (VAMS®) and consults in the development of best-practice Value Analysis structure and practice.
Prior to working with DLG, Mr. Cook was the CNO/COO at a 500-bed Midwest hospital. As a former Senior Consultant and Project Manager at both BD Healthcare Consulting Services and Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems he led diverse clinical and non-clinical teams in supply cost reduction and Value Analysis. Cook also initiated his own company implementing cost management strategies and Value Analysis services.
Mr. Cook holds a BSN from Kent State University and a MBA degree from Cleveland State University. He received a Six-Sigma Black Belt from Becton Dickinson, Inc. Areas of Expertise: Value Analysis Structure and Implementation, Hospital and Nursing Operations.