Paul Fogel, M.B.A., is the President of Executive Information Systems, Inc., an independent firm producing a financial reporting and forecasting system for hospitals that also offers services in productivity improvement, benchmarking, operations analysis, feasibility studies, and business planning. Mr. Fogel offers a unique perspective gained from working in more than 70 hospitals.
Starting as a financial analyst in the banking and investment field, Mr. Fogel moved to the healthcare industry as a strategic business analyst. Working as a senior manager for MECON, Inc. (now known as Truven, Inc.), a national benchmarking and consulting firm to the healthcare industry, he consulted with more than 40 hospitals, including the United States Army, before starting his own consulting business in 1997. He has published articles on healthcare productivity and benchmarking in professional journals and speaks on related topics for the Healthcare Financial Management Association and the American College of Healthcare Executives.