Kelly Rakowski is senior vice president of Premier Inc.’s advisory and collaborative services. She is responsible for leading the healthcare solution company’s partnership with healthcare systems on large-scale quality, service, operational and financial performance improvement.
Rakowski has more than 20 years of experience delivering solutions that span the care continuum for integrated delivery systems, academic medical centers, community hospitals and health plans. She has worked with hundreds of health care organizations and leaders on strategy, operational improvement, cultural transformation, post-merger integration, financial and business management, and performance improvement.
Prior to joining Premier, Rakowski served in lead healthcare divisional roles at Xerox Services, Accenture, GE Healthcare, and Ernst & Young/Capgemini. She most recently has specialized in equipping providers and payers with the necessary skills and capabilities to succeed in today’s payment and care delivery reform environment.
A graduate of the University of Rochester with a bachelor’s degree in economics, Rakowski earned her master’s of health services management and policy from the University of Michigan.