Dr. Wael Barsoum

A collection of podcast appearances from Dr. Wael Barsoum.

Dr. Wael Barsoum, President & Chief Transformation Officer HOPCo

Potrero Podcast featuring Wael Barsoum, MD

Dr. Wael Barsoum is an innovative, value-driven orthopedic surgeon with 20+ years of experience in promoting growth, performance, and leading change.

As President and Chief Transformation Officer, Dr. Barsoum leads HOPCo’s market transformation initiatives by further aligning stakeholders to continue the shift from volume-based care to value-based care models. He also oversees HOPCo’s musculoskeletal service line hospital integration, musculoskeletal specialty hospitals, quality programs, and operational teams.Prior to joining HOPCo, Dr. Barsoum served as the CEO and President of Cleveland Clinic Florida.

During his tenure, Dr. Barsoum cultivated and transformed Cleveland Clinic Florida from a $600M, single, 155-bed hospital system with 9 remote sites to a $1.8B, 5-hospital, 1,083-bed tertiary and quaternary care hospital system with over 40 regional sites. This transformation was made possible by Dr. Barsoum’s successful and seamless integration of Martin Health and Indian River Health Systems, which resulted in significant growth in volumes, revenue, and profitability, as well as improvement in key performance quality metrics across the Florida region.

Dr. Barsoum has also published over 200 peer-reviewed articles, presented at over 300 conferences internationally, and is a member of both the prestigious Hip Society and the Knee Society. He is also a board member of the Florida Hospital Association.

Dr. Barsoum is an effective visionary adept at forecasting future challenges and instituting roadmaps for organizational success, examples of which include the development of the Enterprise Surgical Council, the first Cleveland Clinic Surgical Operations Playbook, and the creation of the Check Please Cost Transparency Program. He also incorporated novel software solutions and predictive analytics into surgery scheduling operations globally for the Cleveland Clinic.

Be sure to follow Dr. Barsoum on LinkedIn and Twitter @WaelBarsoumMD For more information on HOPCo visit https://hopco.com/

Orthopedic Market Transformation Through Value Based Care

In this interactive discussion, Modern Healthcare sits down with CEO of HOPCo, Dr. David Jacofsky as well as President and Chief Transformation Officer, Dr. Wael Barsoum. Together they discuss strategies to align stakeholders to understand the benefits of value-based care models, understanding the transition to population health and transforming orthopedic service lines to grow market share.

They also discuss how HOPCo’s model has proven to meaningfully bend the cost curve, improve contribution margins for facilities and improve patient outcomes.

Learn more at: https://hopco.com/

Running of Your Business Should be a Science

A podcast on The Ortho Show hosted by Dr. Scott Sigman, Dr. Wael Barsoum, former CEO and President of the Cleveland Clinic Florida, and current President and Chief Transformation Officer of Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company (HOPCo) discusses:

-His leadership style on building, empowering and creating cohesive teams to enable decision makers

-Mission for HOPCo on working with payers to take on full global risk of musculoskeletal healthcare to improve outcomes and lower costs

-Difference between private equity and HOPCo’s goals

-Dr. Barsoum’s take on universal healthcare and why competition is important

Find out more about Dr. Wael Barsoum and HOPCo’s mission here: https://hopco.com/about-hopco/executive-team/wael-barsoum-md/

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