CHICAGO – Prism Healthcare Partners LTD announces Barbara Bryan has joined the firm as Managing Director. With more than 20 years of healthcare operations experience, Bryan will lead clinical performance and workforce projects for Prism’s clients. She will also leverage her decades of experience to advance Prism’s continued strategic expansion.

Bryan is a nationally recognized industry expert in patient flow and operational improvement. She has guided hospitals, health systems and academic medical centers across the country through comprehensive performance improvement initiatives. Bryan is frequently asked to share her knowledge through articles and presentations for distinguished industry associations and publications.

“I joined Prism to be part of a collaborative team with superb subject matter expertise coupled with a core commitment to helping healthcare organizations deliver exceptional, cost-efficient care and positive patient outcomes,” said Bryan. “Prism’s integrated clinical and workforce solutions will position our clients to respond to the challenges of healthcare’s changes and produce the best outcomes possible.”

“We are pleased to welcome seasoned and respected healthcare consultant Barbara Bryan to our team of veteran leaders. As healthcare continues to experience tremendous shifts, Barbara’s expertise in optimizing clinical performance and workforce will ensure our clients not just adapt, but thrive in the new environment,” said David M. Shade, President and CEO of Prism.

Prior to joining Prism Healthcare Partners, Bryan was an executive at a healthcare technology company and founded an independent healthcare consulting firm. She also served as a national service line leader in patient throughput and capacity management for a global consulting firm. Bryan received an MBA from St. Francis University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Georgetown University. She is based in Texas and will manage client projects throughout the United States.