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Al Head, MD


Al Head is the principal and founder of AHEAD Healthcare Consulting. After 20 years of experience as a practicing physician and 11 years serving as an academic department chairman and director of a perioperative service line for a health system, it became clear to Dr. Head that the current healthcare system was not sustainable without significant changes. Reimbursements were declining while quality measures and regulatory services were increasing, and healthcare organizations needed guidance on how best to navigate this paradigm shift. Dr. Head founded AHEAD Healthcare Consulting as a response to this need. His extensive experience in medicine and deep understanding of the rapidly changing healthcare environment make him well equipped to help organizations transition and thrive in this new environment.

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Arthur M. Boudreaux, MD


Arthur Boudreaux is an associate with AHEAD Healthcare Consulting. He is a physician executive with expertise in anesthesiology and perioperative services, patient safety, medical staff affairs, peer review, quality management, regulatory affairs, postgraduate educational programs, and many operational aspects of large medical centers. Dr. Boudreaux previously served as system Chief of Staff for a large academic medical center, where he helped develop a quality and patient safety graduate degree program and helped develop and implement a perioperative surgical home model of integrated, standardized, and coordinated surgical care.