Anthony Long



Denver, CO


Anthony is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and the American College of Cardiovascular Administrators. Prior to joining Pinnacle, Anthony gained over 25 years of healthcare experience. Anthony served as a Director of Health Strategy with Navigant Consulting and Executive Vice-President of Paragon Health. With these companies, he led numerous hospital-physician and practice-practice strategic alignments (mergers, acquisitions and contractual arrangements), along with several strategic service line planning efforts for large health systems and hospitals. Anthony also specializes in cost saving initiatives involving supply chain management. Working collaboratively with all stakeholders, he has generated several million dollars in savings (significant and multi-year return on investment) for his clients.

Prior to consulting, Anthony served as the president of multiple heart hospitals/centers, and as a senior executive for a six-hospital health alliance in the Midwest. Anthony is a regular speaker and published contributor to national programs including the American College of Healthcare Executives, American Academy of Medical Administrators, American College of Cardiovascular Administrators, and the Healthcare Financial Management Association. He holds a MBA with an emphasis in Health Administration from Ashland University and a BS in business administration with a dual major in psychology from Ohio Northern University.

Professional Designations and Affiliations:

  • Fellow, American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
  • Fellow and past President, American College of Cardiovascular Administrators (ACCA)
  • Certified Healthcare Executive, American Academy of Medical Administrators
  • Member, Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development
  • Partner with more than 25 years of executive leadership experience
  • Oversees Pinnacle’s strategy, value-based care, operations, and cost reduction service lines
  • Orchestrated numerous strategic hospital and physician group mergers and acquisitions
  • Broad expertise in service line development and strategic planning
  • Specializes in cost saving initiatives involving supply chain management