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Katie Reilley

Senior Director

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Chicago, IL 60606

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Katie Reilley is a Senior Director at Ankura. Over the past 15 years, she has merged comprehensive analytic capabilities with an understanding of the broader healthcare landscape to inform decisions among health systems, public health departments, and provider practices. Katie offers strategic, operational, and financial advisory to executive-level healthcare leaders across the country, working to provide creative, well-reasoned solutions that consider client needs holistically and pragmatically. In her work supporting executive decision-making, Katie has honed a nuanced understanding of the diverse tensions that healthcare leaders must evaluate and balance.


Prior to Ankura, Katie has leveraged this understanding to develop meaningful recommendations on a broad array of projects, such as:

  • Leading business plan development and feasibility assessment for hundreds of projects, ranging from new program development with multi-specialty engagement to multi-million-dollar capital projects at academic and community health systems
  • Developing detailed scenario planning and final recommendations for health system bed allocation in new inpatient facilities
  • Facilitating strategic planning with hospitals, health systems, and health departments to revitalize and empower the healthcare workforce, promote community collaboration, and establish growth targets and metrics
  • Leading ambulatory planning, including market analysis, site-specific, and system-wide financial impact assessment, for a multi-hospital system
  • Generating specific organizational design recommendations based on benchmarking, stakeholder interviews, and detailed analysis of staffing metrics
  • Conducting process improvement initiatives to streamline supply chain services
  • Accessing and blending multiple data sources to generate novel dashboards for health system executives
  • MHS, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • BS, Neuroscience, Washington and Lee University

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