Ralph Ehlers possesses over 30 years of healthcare industry experience with an expertise in improving operations and turn-arounds for both payor and provider organizations, focusing on start-ups, integration and redirecting for profitability. Most recently he served as a Consultant to a New York City based Managed Long Term Care Plan improving Operations, with an emphasis on streamlining Data Flow and Documentation processes, in order to be compliant with state and federal reporting requirements.
Mr. Ehlers served as the VP of Network Development & Provider Relations for a Manhattan based IPA, providing Utilization Review, Care Management and home healthcare provider networks for managed long term care organizations. Prior to this position, Ralph was Vice President of Implementation and Integration for an East Coast consulting organization specializing in Acquisitions and Mergers.
Throughout his successful healthcare career in two metropolitan markets, Philadelphia and New York City, he held C-level positions as Vice President and director of Managed Care, Provider Relations, Contracting and Network Development in Hospital Health Systems and large diversified Healthcare organizations.