Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting proudly introduces our newest team addition, Chris Fete, JD, MHA.  Christopher joined Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting in 2011.  As a Senior Analyst, he supports Pinnacle’s consulting engagements including fair market value reviews of physician compensation, Key Opinion Leader analysis, business plan development, financial and market analysis, community needs assessments and physician practice start-up / management assistance. 

 Prior to joining Pinnacle, Christopher was an administrative intern for a children’s medical center in St. Louis, MO.   As a team leader, he assisted in the development and organization of a patient access-line for Maternal Services between two hospitals.  In past positions, Christopher served as a clerk in the states of Michigan and Missouri.  He assisted attorneys in all aspects of trial preparation, memorandum and analysis of complex legal issues related to medical center operations.  Christopher has researched and prepared service arrangements, employee contracts, as well as compliance issues specifically related to Stark Law, False Claims Act, Fraud and Abuse, and Anti-Kickback Statutes.  He has additionally reviewed and analyzed university agreements with physicians, pharmaceutical companies, and service providers.  

 In his free time, Christopher enjoys participating in outdoor activities such as mountain biking, kayaking, camping and hiking.  He additionally enjoys lending a hand with community service projects and was an assistant high school varsity lacrosse coach for several years before moving to Denver.

 Expertise

–          Physician  Key Opinion Leader compensation planning and analysis

–          Regulatory and compliance analysis

–          Physician-hospital relationships

–          Healthcare industry trends and policy research

–          Financial analysis, forecasting and modeling

–          Strategic planning and business development

 

Professional Designations and Affiliations

–          Member, American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

 

Education

–          JD, St. Louis University School of Law and School of Public Health, St. Louis, MO

–          MHA, St. Louis University School of Law and School of Public Health, St. Louis, MO

–          BA, Creighton University, Omaha, NE

Additional: Health Law Certificate, Health Law Association, Moot Court

 About Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting

Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting provides a range of strategic, financial and operational services to improve clinical and business performance for hospitals, health systems, physician groups and other healthcare organizations.  Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting is a nationally recognized leader in business valuation, physician compensation, medical staff planning, performance improvement and compliance support.  Other divisions of Pinnacle provide physician practice management, medical bill/coding, and technology/integration support services.  Pinnacle’s array of specialized and highly responsive client services promote advanced innovation while our dynamic team solidifies strong client relationships and assists in solving your most complex challenges. 

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