Dana Jacoby is a national thought leader across numerous business specialties and is passionate about the future of healthcare.
Dana has experience not only guiding her personal companies through multiple merger and private equity transactions and also has consulted on billions of dollars in merger and acquisition deal flow, making her one of the most sought-after healthcare and business specialists in the country.
Dana’s experience bridges both large corporate healthcare companies as well as individual providers. This has included positions with General Electric Healthcare and Johnson & Johnson, as well as working in the pharmaceutical sector with the Allergan company where she was tasked with the launch and growth of the drug Botox in Asia. Her work has included project development, market analysis, design implementation, and service delivery in hospitals and health systems in nearly every state in the United States and internationally in Asia, Europe, and Canada.
Ms. Jacoby is a trusted advisor to C-Suite Executives, Boards of Directors, and Physician Leaders. Her expertise is specifically focused in in the areas of strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and investment banking, alternative payment models, financial management, operational efficiencies, service line development, and process improvement. She has spent thousands of hours improving medical practice, pharmaceutical/device company strategy/planning with a primary focus on product market development, medical practice management, provider compensation strategies, efficiency metrics, and process improvement.
Dana has also committed to a life practice of philanthropy. Her charity of choice is the international healthcare organization Project C.U.R.E. Founded over 30 years ago in a garage in the mountains of Colorado, Project C.U.R.E. has saved lives and eased suffering by delivering medical relief to people in over 130 countries. She invests her spare time as well as money by traveling to recipient hospitals in the developing world and personally helping to deliver medical supplies and equipment to the people who need it most.
Ms. Jacoby graduated from Louisiana State University, holds a Master of Management from Tulane University, and a Master of Health Systems from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. She is a Wharton Fellow Inductee from Wharton University, and the author of several books and numerous articles and white papers. She is regularly a featured keynote speaker, panelist, and moderator.
Dana is an avid runner and a Boston Marathon qualifier. She’s run 68 marathons, including one in every US State and each one of the continents with the exception of Antarctica.