Gabe Orthous to Serve as the Director of the Master of Healthcare Leadership Program at Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies
The nonprofit, private, post-secondary institution specializing in integrated healthcare education selects Gabe Orthous to lead the new Master’s degree program focused on healthcare leadership.
Jan. 12, 2022
Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies (CGI) is excited to welcome Gabe Orthous as the Director of the Master of Healthcare Leadership (MHL) program. Mr. Orthous previously served as a subject matter expert at CGI, specializing in healthcare information technology, value-based care, quality improvement, informatics, and healthcare management.
Gabe Orthous is a healthcare information technology executive offering 20+ years of progressive experience as a value-based care strategic thinker and executor with a history of scaling and driving return on investment of complex HIT solutions. He is accomplished in helping large healthcare systems and insurer organizations develop analytics strategies that are highly effective in raising quality levels, improving patient outcomes, and reducing costs and has co-authored a best-selling book, SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence: The Comprehensive Guide, currently in its fourth edition. Mr. Orthous currently serves as an adjunct professor in Georgia State University’s Informatics Department and at Sacred Heart University’s Informatics Department.
The recently announced Master of Healthcare Leadership (MHL) program delivers advanced training in leading and managing integrated healthcare delivery. The MHL Program prepares students to transform healthcare settings using firm foundations in population health management, strategic thinking, critical analysis, and innovative change-management. When asked about his vision for the future of the MHL program, Mr. Orthous shares, “I am so honored and humble to be a servant leader to Cummings Graduate Institute’s mission of elevating integrated care to all students. With everything that our healthcare industry at-large has gone through these last few years, it is obviously imperative to identify, retain and grow leaders in healthcare.”
Dr. Cara English, CEO of Cummings Graduate Institute, says, “Working with Gabe is like plugging my brain into a super charged power bank. Over the years that he has been serving as a consultant and subject matter expert at CGI, he has brought value and energy to our financial and operational instruction for healthcare professionals. We are thrilled to see him step into the Director role overseeing the new Master’s degree program in healthcare leadership, and look forward to seeing the impact our new MHL students will have under his direction. He is the perfect person for this role.”
CGI will welcome its first Master of Healthcare Leadership cohort in Fall 2022. Admissions applications are currently being accepted. To learn more about the MHL program visit, https://cgi.edu/mhl/.
About Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies (CGI)
Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies is a nonprofit, DEAC accredited, online post-graduate institution of higher learning offering post-graduate education and training in the field of integrated behavioral healthcare. CGI is focused on meeting the healthcare industry’s need for a highly-skilled workforce to support an integrated approach to addressing patients’ needs.
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