Kenneth Epstein MD, MBA



Kenneth Epstein MD, MBA is an accomplished and solutions-focused Senior Executive, Consultant, and Physician with more than 34 years of success across the healthcare industry with a focus on primary care, hospital facilities, academic medicine, and hospitalist program management. Leveraging extensive experience as a clinician and in management, he is a valuable advisor for an organization needing oversight of a physician practice or practice management, interacting with clinical products and healthcare quality improvement, or the efficient transition from hospital to home and post-acute facilities. His broad areas of expertise include mentoring physician leaders, physician practice leadership, clinical expertise, and healthcare finance.

Throughout his executive career, Dr. Epstein has held leadership positions with kre consulting, Inc., Schumacher Clinical Partners, ECI Healthcare Partners, IPC – The Hospitalist Company and Jefferson Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.

2008 - Present

President - kre consulting, Inc

kre consulting, Inc

  • Provided mentorship to medical directors
  • Led the integration of advanced practice providers into hospital settings
  • Piloted the coordination of the flow of healthcare to improve efficiencies and revenues

2017 - 2018

Senior Vice President, Consulting and Physician Advisory Services - Schumacher Clinical Partners

Schumacher Clinical Partners

  • Piloted the coordination of hospitalists and long term acute care facilities
  • Developed a hospital management/physician consulting program
  • Led the integration of ECI healthcare

2010 - 2016

Chief Medical Officer, Hospitalist Division (Hospitalist Consultants, Inc - HCI) - ECI Healthcare Partners

ECI Healthcare Partners

  • Expanded hospitalist programs from 8 to 45
  • Utilized expertise in billing and billing and coding to implement education programs for physicians
  • Led the development and implementation of proprietary software to increase efficiencies and improve revenue cycle management
  • Developed post-acute care protocols for hospitalists

2003 - 2008

Director of Medical Affairs and Clinical Research - IPC – The Hospitalist Company

IPC – The Hospitalist Company

  • Held oversight of practices in several US markets
  • Developed a physician education program
  • Created and researched the quality of life studies to enhance the understanding of hospital medicine

I’m Available To Advise On The Following Subjects

Billing Systems


Healthcare Management

Organizational Leadership

Company or executive-specific business strategy

Business advice related to my role at my company

Feedback on my company’s product/service

Input and advice on a key project