E5 Healthcare Consulting announces new partners

June 4, 2021

E5 Health Care Consulting, LLC, a firm serving small to mid-size health systems, hospitals and physician groups, announced the following individual(s) pictured left to right who are appointed as partners to the firm.

Byron Atkinson, Carol Beehler, Lisa Bennett and Hanns Haesslein

Byron Atkinson
A Healthcare Nurse Executive with over 35 years’ experience executing clinical programs in acute care and organizational operations, Byron assists clients to improve health outcomes, enhances operational efficiencies that improves patient experience and drives business growth that increases profit in today’s complex environment. He assists clients to transform their nursing and hospital service operations with their management / leadership redesign (support) and assists clients with coordination of care transition strategies that drives best practices.

Carol Beehler
With over 35 years of hospital and physician practice operations experience, Carol has served clients to improve operational and financial performance using industry standards and national benchmarks. A registered nurse with experience in service line management and clinical nursing operations, Carol brings expertise in the areas of clinical services and physician practices to assist clients with value-based continuum of care models, physician and provider alignment issues, and nursing leadership support.

Lisa Bennett
Lisa has over 20 years of experience in nursing leadership, operations, quality, and risk management/patient safety. During her career she has led hospitals and healthcare systems to achieve excellent regulatory survey scores including Leapfrog, Joint Commission, FDA and has co-authored state level Malcolm Baldrige award applications. Lisa currently works in the public health sector as the Program Director on a contract with the Department of Health and Human Services of North Carolina providing support for patients with Covid-19 related needs through Community Health Workers.

Hanns Haesslein
Hanns is a dynamic physician leader with over 40 years of administrative experience using his expertise in rapid analysis and change implementation to move quickly from concept to action by collaborating with stakeholders and aligning key providers to address barriers to change. His insights and experience allow him to implement staffing, financial, administrative, and quality turnarounds in a multiplicity of hospital operations and align academic and group practice environments.


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