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Experienced Healthcare Executive Mike Heenan Joins StrategyCorp

Heenan joins StrategyCorp’s roster of public affairs, communications, and management consulting professionals

October 16, 2017 – Toronto, Ontario – StrategyCorp is pleased to announce that experienced healthcare administrator and thought leader Mike Heenan has joined its team. Mike comes to StrategyCorp after more than 15 years in senior executive roles in Ontario’s hospitals, most recently as Vice-President at St. Joseph’s Health Centre (Toronto) where he was responsible for strategy, quality, risk, patient experience, performance, communications, and leadership development.

“We’re thrilled to have Mike join the StrategyCorp team,” said Chris Loreto, Principal at StrategyCorp. “Mike’s deep experience as a healthcare leader and his record transforming hospitals is testament to the expertise that he’ll bring to our clients. Mike will be a key leader in helping our healthcare clients tackle challenges that require deep insight into issues of governance, strategy, quality and patient experience .”

While at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Mike led the hospital in achieving Accreditation with Exemplary Standing with 100% of Required Organizational Practices met. Mike was also responsible for leading the implementation of the quality improvement plan, resulting in significant improvements to ER wait times, infection rate reductions, patient satisfaction and medication reconciliation. He has also served in senior roles with Trillium Health Partners and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton.

An Assistant Professor within the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University, Mike teaches health quality management and patient safety at the School of Rehabilitation Sciences and the DeGroote School of Business and is pursuing a PhD in health management.   Having published work in the areas of quality, governance, measurement and physician engagement, Mike is also a review editor for Healthcare Quarterly, one of Canada’s most read health journals.

“What differentiates StrategyCorp from other strategy consultancies is that we create conditions for success because we get both the substance and politics of our clients’ business challenges. Mike’s deep industry and past political experience reinforces this value proposition,” added Loreto.

About StrategyCorp

StrategyCorp integrates public affairs, communications, and management consulting to create the conditions our clients need to succeed. We master the substance and politics of each project to manage challenges and capitalize on opportunities in the areas of business, public policy, and reputation.  Learn more about StrategyCorp at www.strategycorp.com.



For more information:

Jonathan McGuire, jmcguire@strategycorp.com, 416-864-7112


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