Professional summary

We help healthcare leaders anticipate and respond to extraordinary challenges and opportunities.

Edward M. Hindin, HHA’s founder and leader, is an accomplished senior healthcare industry executive, consultant and executive coach. His primary focus is assisting leaders of health delivery systems identify and execute the critical actions that matter and produce sustainable results.

He has worked as an executive, consultant and coach with individuals and teams

Engagement overview

We design solutions based on client needs and circumstances ranging from assessments, to design to deployment of plans or solutions. We also assume full responsibility for designing solutions to specific challenges and for solution implementation as needed. We add executive coaching as part of most offerings.


• All Saints Healthcare System(WI)
• Ascension Health
• Avera Health (SD)
• Beloit Memorial Hospital


The time spent with the professionals of Hindin Healthcare Advisors … was extremely valuable. It challenged our leadership to look beyond the day-to-day pressures and get clear on whether or not the organization is focused on the actions that are our long-term success. It was amazing to see the power and simplicity when we were skillfully walked through the probing process. It helped identify some gaps and potential adjustments we need to make to ensure success

Craig Broman, President St. Cloud Hospital

We engaged Hindin Healthcare Advisors to help us define and test our strategy. He used his broad industry experience to help us paint a compelling picture of the future, define the options available to us and make the choices necessary to pursue our vision

Brian Gragnolati, President and CEO Suburban Hospital and Healthcare System

I had the privilege of working with Edward Hindin for the better part of a year as my personal coach. Edward has that unique ability to rise above the "weeds" of one's daily work and ask the tough questions that are necessary in order to achieve transformative change. And it worked! My work with Edward has had a profound impact on my career development and has set me up — better than anything I have done to date – on a clear path to achieve my highest career aspirations.

We liked him so much we asked him help us with focus our strategic planning process with equally beneficial results. He helped us create a clear framework and story line that made our strategy clear, compelling and easily understood by our Board, senior management, medial staff leadership and our employees

Douglas S. Brown, Senior Vice President and General Counsel UMass Memorial Health Care, Inc.

We deployed Best Year Yet to help us create an executable plan for our multi-unit hospital system. During the 2 years that we used this program to manage our organization's system wide activity, we met and exceeded all of our goals. This powerful tool and Edward's guidance helped focus our executive leadership team and the balance of our organization on the few actions that we critical to our success

John C. Buckley, Jr., President and Chief executive Officer (retired) St. Joseph Health System

Everyone plans. Winners execute. We used Best Year Yet to create and successfully execute our annual operating plan. Our focused attention, prompted by the Best Year Yet program and Edward's facilitation helped us exceed expectations

Mike Young, Chief Executive Officer Grady Health System

Edward helped us quickly develop and begin execution of a strategic plan that will put us in a leadership position in a greatly expanded market. Our strategy incorporates market leadership in the transition toward accountable care while ensuring we are operating successfully in the current reimbursement system

Christopher Markley, SVP and General Counsel Pinnacle Health System

Edward and his team helped us develop a realistic all payer accountable care strategy and a detailed roadmap to implement our plan. The plan defined a workable care delivery model and the needed competencies, capabilities, relationships, infrastructure, technology and organizational arrangements for implementation

Denise R. Williams, Executive Vice President Grady Health System

Edward has helped us make and implement the big tough strategic choices that are critical to our success. He has helped us reach consensus among executive leadership, physician leaders and our board about our strategic plan, our relationships with other providers, the development of a regional network and the establishment of a regional accountable care organization. He keeps us on track and forces us to make the hard calls

Phil Guarneschelli, SVP and COO PinnacleHealth

Edward and his team helped our new partnership of two hospitals systems and 5 medical groups design, organize and obtain approval for River Health ACO. At 41,000 lives, it will be one of the country's largest CMS approved ACOs. His team also helped create and execute an implementation plan that will allow us to go-live on January 1, 2014. His in depth knowledge of the industry combined his unique ability to help us successfully tackle new challenges was critical to our success

Jeanne O'Brien, Vice President for Accountable Care River Health ACO, LLC

Edward helped us design and build a new clinically integrated regional network of like-minded hospitals and physicians focused on taking full taking responsibility for specific population groups. He helped us negotiate through the difficult discussions of whether and how we should begin experimenting with new models of care leading to our successful Medicare Shared Savings Program

Dr. George Beauregard, SVP and Chief Clinical Officer PinnacleHealth, Harrisburg, PA