Mark Negron is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management at NYU's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.
Mark is currently the Vice President of Business Applications at the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS). In this role, he leads the deployment, adoption and effective use of business technologies at the local, regional and system level, in alignment operational partners across the health system. While at UMMS, Mark has helped to consolidate hospitals into the medical system, promoting efficient processes and standardization while accounting for the uniqueness of each medical center and hospital. He has also been focused on implementing performance management systems critical to managing the resources of a health system.
Prior to UMMS, Mark worked in at NYU Langone Health in both IT and supply chain, with a focus on promoting efficiency and processes improvement. In his time at NYULH, he lead critical projects integrating newly acquired hospitals, improving clinical supply chain operations, and building the analytics to measure the success of programs to improve cost, quality and outcome.
Mark earned a MPA with a concentration in Health Policy and Management from the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service at New York University, a MS in Information Technology at Capella University and a BS in Accounting from Long Island University. Mark is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and a veteran of the United States Army.
The Realities of Managing Complex Health Systems course is designed to provide students with an up close perspective of how large health systems operate. Using real life case studies, expert insight, and relevant reading materials the course will outline the problems, issues, and possible solutions for essential areas of management, operations, and finance such as:
• Health System Finance and Revenue Cycle
• Managed Care in a Complex Health System
• Strategic Planning, and Building a Physician Network
• Physician Recruitment & Compensation
• Measuring Physician Productivity
• Faculty Practice Operating Models and Governance Structures
• Faculty and the Academic/Teaching Mission
• Research in an Academic Medical Center
• Human Resources & Labor Relations
• Managing Physician Relationships
• Risk and Quality Management
• Population Health
• Patient Experience
Through interactive class discussion, evidence based research, and access to industry leaders with content expertise, each student will develop a detailed understanding of the realities of managing complex health systems. Given the continued consolidation and evolution of the national healthcare landscape, the need for such a course has never been greater. While these changes in the healthcare sector have grown, so to have the career opportunities, this critical course offering will provide the students at Wagner a competitive edge in the job market. In addition, this course will provide students tremendous networking opportunities by introducing them to various senior health system leaders from across the tri-state region.