Patrick E. Carroll, President
Patrick E. Carroll is the President and
cofounder of PECA, a healthcare-consulting firm based in Cypress, CA. Mr. Carroll
has thirty years experience as a healthcare professional including healthcare consulting,
healthcare senior management, and clinical research and ancillary care patient delivery
management. As President of PECA, Mr. Carroll is responsible for the
planning and direction of PECA.
Prior to forming PECA, Mr. Carroll
was directly responsible for the development and management of the healthcare consulting
practice for the Costa Mesa office of a national CPA firm which provided a wide array of
consulting services to acute care, sub-acute and alternative delivery healthcare
providers. He also functioned as the National Service Director for Healthcare Materials
Management and a member of the National Healthcare Operations Competency team for the CPA
firm. He has also served in an administrative capacity at two acute healthcare providers.
Mr. Carrolls specific client engagements have included:
- Materials management and supply chain projects including audits,
strategic planning, GPO and procurement analysis, information system selection and
support, electronic commerce, etc.
- Non-salary expense reduction studies with specific emphasis on
physician intensive service lines such as interventional cardiology, orthopedics, etc.
- Operations analyses of a variety of support and clinical departments
including perioperative services, emergency services, medical records, operating room,
business office, plant services, etc.
- Development of work standards and performance standards related to
- Charge management including revenue enhancement, charge description
master restructuring, developing point-of-care charge systems, "bundled"
- Plaintiff and defendant litigation support
- Financial analyses including market analysis, financial projects and
Mr. Carroll has been an adjunct professor
at the University of San Francisco, the University of La Verne and University of Southern
California, as well as a member of the program faculty at over one hundred industry
association conferences. He was a member of the editorial board of Hospital Materials
Management from 1982 to 1994 and 1998 to 2000. He has authored over fifty-five articles,
monographs, chapters, and books on materials management and general management and has
been widely quoted and interviewed in trade journals.
He is a past president of the Northern
California Society for Hospital Materials Management and formerly a member of the Board of
Directors for the Association of Healthcare Resource and Materials Management (AHRMM); he
is a past president of AHRMM. He has achieved fellowship status with AHRMM. He is also a
member of the Health Care Executives, and a former board member of the Healthcare
Financial Management Association, Southern California Chapter.
Mr. Carroll received his BS degree from California State University,
San Luis Obispo, and his MPH degree from UCLA.