Robert McDonald, Partner Emeritus, leads the healthcare practice vertical at ipCapital Group. Robert has a long track record of success in providing advice to and helping solve complex problems for the healthcare industry.
Prior to joining ipCapital Group, Robert led the internal consulting practice for the hospital group at the MAYO Clinic. Robert helped to build a health consulting practice at the Deloitte Firm in Minneapolis. Robert was recruited to rebuild the health practice for Coopers and Lybrand with 130 consultants located in five different practice locations. Robert was also asked to serve as the healthcare industry chair for the entire Cooper's Healthcare practice including audit, actuarial, tax and consulting services.
Robert has a lifelong interest in applying industrial engineering, process improvement and structured processes to accelerate innovation, resulting in reduced costs and improvements in clinical results. He has a demonstrated record as a highly effective business leader, teacher, coach and strategic thinker. Robert is an Adjunct Professor at Lehigh University, P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science, Health Systems Engineering.
Robert holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Vermont and a Master of Science in Health Administration from Trinity University. Robert has done post-master's study at Harvard University, The University of Michigan and The University of California, Los Angeles.