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Mr. McInnis is a nationally recognized health care expert with over 20 years of Public Sector and Corporate Health Care Service delivery experience. In 2005, the National Association of Community Health Centers awarded him with the Norton-Wilson Regional Leadership Award for his leadership of the ambulatory care network of clinics in the Mid-Atlantic region.He has in-depth knowledge of federal health care programs and extensive relationships with federal officials at Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) and the Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC). He has created over $100 million in new revenue opportunities for clients/organizations under management.


Health Policy & Analysis

Worked with state legislators and federal regulators on proposing policies and legislation to increase access to care using market strategies.

Health Care Strategy

Advise organizations on ambulatory care strategies that facilitate  market dominance, increase market share and provide consumer value.

Strategist on High Risk and Underserved Populations

Assist organizations in managing high risk populations and developing healthcare access and population strategies for underserved communities.

Work History


November 2015Present 

Executive Director 

Responsible for managing the client relationship, portfolio profitability and strategic direction for the Medicaid and Medicare Advantage clients in Washington DC and Maryland.

Managing Director

McInnis & Associates Consulting, Inc. is a management consulting firm specializing in the health care, government and non-profit sectors. We have helped our clients achieve measurable improvements in Service, Quality, Productivity and Costs.

Client Engagements:

  • Served as a Sr. Technical Advisor to John Snow,Inc.  to develop the Primary Healthcare Strategic Plan for Prince Georges County, Maryland. 
  • Devised the process care model for high risk patients to reduce inappropriate ER utilization and inpatient admissions  for a health system and ambulatory care network partnership.
  • Developed the health care marketing and business development strategy for  the physician group/ambulatory care market segment of a $30 million dollar health care technology company based in Tampa, Florida.
  • Developed a product placement strategy for a start up dental device company based in Sanford, Fla.
  • Advised a medical transcription company based in Pittsburgh, Pa. on the market opportunities within the FQHC marketplace.

Chief Executive Officer

Responsible for oversight of the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS-HRSA) funded Primary Care Association for  Maryland  and Delaware which  represented the HRSA  funded organizations in both states operating over 136 clinic sites with combined operating revenue of over $250 million.

    • Developed a political agenda to support Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) and safety-net providers  which resulted in the Maryland General Assembly creating a FQHC capital allocation in the Maryland Governor’s budget since FY 03 totaling $25 M and the passing of HB 627/SB 716 which will provide operational and capital grants for increasing health care access totaling $42.5M over a five year period beginning FY06. In 2007, secured passage of HB 181 which provides resources to support oral health capacity building for health departments and FQHC’s.
      • Developed opportunities totaling over $53 million for FQHC's in Maryland and Delaware. 
      • Created Public-Private Partnerships with the Pharmaceutical and Bio-technology industry. State Co-Chair  for the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease a pharmaceutical industry initiative and the We Work for Health a bio-tech industry initiative.  Created the firstFQHC network public-private partnership with a private company, Phytel, to support development of Patient Centered Medical Homes in the mid-Atlantic area.
      • Recognized by Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for Clinical Quality initiatives; By the Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ) for Program Innovation for substance abuse intervention activities in Baltimore and; by the Maryland Association of Non-Profit Organization as a Top Non-Profit in Suburban Maryland for 2008. 

                White House Initiatives:

          • Participated in the White House Health Center Community Access and Quality forum in May, 2012 to discuss the impact of Health Reform on underserved communities.
          • Participated in the White House Community Partnership Initiative in March, 2012 to engage with key Departments in the Administration to discuss impact on underserved and underrepresented communities.
          • Participated in the Compassion in Action Roundtable, White House Faith Based and Community Initiatives in Washington, DC.-October, 2008 which recognized the top leaders in Federally Qualified Health Center movement.


        Mainstreet Dental Practice Management/Ciraden-Dental Associates

        Jan 1999Jan 2001

        Regional Director/COO

        Started as a Regional Director with profit and loss responsibility for seven dental companies in the Metro DC and Pittsburgh area. Responsibilities included turning around poorly performing organizations, developing long and short term competitive business strategies, implementing operational improvements, facilitating acquisitions and assisting in the development of a web portal to provide on-line dental consulting services. Accomplishments included:

          • Promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Dental Associates, an affiliate of Main Street Dental Management.
          • Increasing combined regional portfolio profit margin by 8% over the previous year with 3 companies  having revenue increases over 13%.

          Ernst & Young


          Management Consultant

          Responsibilities included managing day-to-day project activities and project profitability, managing senior executive and executive client interaction as well as managing consulting staff and assisting in professional staff recruitment. Consulting projects consisted of:

          •  Norton Health Care, KY- Facilitated sessions to assist integrated delivery system with business change and operational improvement initiatives; developed and managed teams involved in business and technology strategy development.
          • Connect Care, MO. - Interim management of a $50 M Central Business Office, which resulted in an increase in monthly collections totaling $2M. 
          • Partners Health Care, MA; Duke University Medical Center, NC; Cabrini Medical Center, NY; Connect Care, MO-Managed accounts receivable reduction assessments and projects, which identified over $26M in revenue enhancement and collected over $17M in outstanding accounts receivable.

          Deloitte & Touche Consulting


          Management Consultant

          Started as a Senior Consultant and was promoted to Manager. Responsibilities included managing day-to-day project and staff activities and project profitability, managing senior executive and executive client interaction, coordinating new business development and sales and assisting in new professional staff and MBA recruitment. Consulting projects consisted of:

          • Wykoff Heights Medical Center, NY- Conducted a receivable reduction project for an urban medical center, which resulted in a 23% increase in the average monthly collection and an 80% reduction in discharge not final, billed.
          • Co-developed and presented a Public Health Management Service Line to provide Revenue Enhancement, Operations Improvement/Cost Savings Reduction Benchmarking, Strategic Cost Management/Pricing and HMO/Managed Care Plan Development to Public Health Systems, networks and providers.
          • Bank of America; Pacific Mutual Insurance Co, CA. - Managed retrospective audits on behalf of self-insured health plans, managed care plans and insurance companies to identify other party liability and overpaid claims to physicians and hospitals. Identified over $10 M in revenue enhancements and potential overpayments.
          • State of Louisiana- Conducted several federal program analyses in order to identify additional federal grant funding for the state substance abuse program. The analyses resulted in identifying potential federal funding sources, program enhancements to reduce recidivism and increase effectiveness of case management for the state wide Pre-release Treatment Program for Female Inmates and an initial strategic plan that focused on the delivery structure for the State of Louisiana Substance Abuse program.

          Newark Community Health Center


          Director of MIS

          Reported directly to the President/CEO. Managed the admissions/intake, billing, collection and information systems departments for a six site FQHC ambulatory network. Accomplishments included:

          • Facilitating the system design for a WAN
          • Conducting the implementation of an electronic billing system that would result in an organizational cost savings of $100,000.

          South End Medical Center



          Reported directly to the Vice President of Community Services for a community based training and development organization. Responsibilities included the operational and fiscal management of the medical center,  grant writing, budgeting, marketing and program development.

          Accomplishments included:

          • Organizing an advisory board consisting of community leaders to assist in the planning of medical services for the community; developing a business plan to expand clinical services into neighboring communities, which resulted in the local Housing Authority partnering with the clinic to provide a facility for medical services; 
          • Documenting the need for primary health care services, which resulted in the designation, by the Department of Health and Human Services, of area census tracts as Medically Underserved and a Health Man Power Shortage area creating an opportunity for increased federal funding.
          • Conducting the First Community Wide Annual Health Fair, which provided various health screening and testing services as well as mammography, services to over 1000 needy women and children in the community. The Mayor, the Director of Health for the City of Stamford and several newspapers, publicly recognized the event.


          Massachusetts Institute of Technology

          May 2012May 2012

          Certificate Program- Re-Inventing Your Business Strategy

          Harvard University School of Public Health

          Sep 2011Sep 2011

          Certificate Program- Forces of Change: Strategies for the Evolving Healthcare Marketplace

          Harvard University School of Public Health

          Jan 2010May 2010

          Certificate Program- Leadership Strategies in Health Care Information Technology

          UCLA Anderson School of Management

          Jul 2009Aug 2009

          Health Care Executive Fellow Program

          Yale University School of Public Health


          MPH-Masters in Public Health

          Health Policy and Management 

          Oakwood College

          Jan 1986Jan 1990

          Bachelors of Science - Biochemistry


          Analysis of the HIT Market in the Middle East

          Analysis of the HIT Market in the Middle East

          A sample summary analysis of the ambulatory care HIT Market in the Middle East for a US based EMR company

          Logic Model for Primary Care Strategic Health Care Plan

          High Risk Patient Care Logic Model

          High Risk Patient Care Logic Model

          Strategy Model for Managing High Risk Patients

          Speaking Engagements

          The Need for Continued Support for Federally Qualified Health Centers-Community Health Center Caucus,Washington DC.

          The Role of Community Health Centers in Public Health and the Presidential Health Initiative- Global Conference Institute, University of Chicago .

          The Need For Continued Support For Federally Qualified Health Centers in Maryland- House Health and Government Operations Committee Subcommittee On Public Health, Maryland General Assembly .

          The Role Of FQHC’s In Addressing Health Disparities- House Health and Government Operations Committee, Maryland General Assembly 

          A Case Study on FQHC Health Policy- Whitney M. Young Conference,National Urban League, Orlando, Florida.

          Opportunities for Partnership, Bureau of Health Professions All Grantees Meeting, Washington DC- 

          Panelist for the Health Brain Trust, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Washington, DC- 

          Public Health Competencies: Partnership Collaborations with Primary Care Associations and Federally Qualified Health Centers, Association of State Dental Directors, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, Ga. August,

          Participated in the Compassion in Action Roundtable, White House Faith Based and Community Initiatives, Washington, DC.

          On-Line Publications

          State Appointments

          Maryland Commission on Infant Mortality Prevention- (2002-2004)

          Maryland Medicaid Advisory Commission (2003-2010)

          Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Health Care Coverage Workgroup (2003)

          Maryland Health Care Workforce Shortage Workforce Commission (2007)

          Dental Action Committee, Department of Health of Mental Hygiene (2007)

          State Co-Chair, Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease in Maryland and Delaware (2009)

          Professional Affiliations

          National Association of Community Health Centers

          National Association of Health Service Executives

          American College of Health Care Executives

          Yale Club of New York City


          Norton Wilson State/Regional Leadership Award, National Association of Community Health Centers,

          2005Empires Who’s Who Certificate of Achievement, 2004


          “Miguel is one of the most forward-thinking CEOs I've met. His uncanny ability to observe emerging trends strengthens his strategic thinking and makes him a visionary leader. Never one to think "we can't," he has a genuine "can do" attitude that makes him a highly effective leader. I greatly admire his abilities.

          Dr. Michelle Gourdine,

          former Deputy Secretary for the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygeine;

          CEO and Principal of Michelle Gourdine Associates

          “Miguel's detailed knowledge and experience in healthcare was an asset for the consulting practices. Specifically, his thought leadership in identifying and implementing opportunities for successful public, not-for-profit, and for-profit collaborations lead successful engagements for the firm. He is the seasoned leader who can handle all challenges that he encounters. I would highly recommend this individual.

          Harold McDonald, former Senior Manager , Deloitte Consulting

          “When it comes to advancing community health centers, Miguel McInnis is a trailblazer. His passion for the underserved shines through with each challenge he sets before community health center leadership. Miguel brings innovation, leadership, business acumen, and analytical rigor to the table. He was a pleasure to work for and I always enjoyed listening to his vision when it comes to improving the quality and access of care for underserved populations.

          Iran Naqvi, Project Officer

          Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration

          Board Affiliations

          Appointed to the Alumni Board, Yale School of Public Health, (1999- present)

          Maryland Medicaid Advisory Committee-DHMH (2003-2011)

          Maryland Honorary Chairman, Business Advisory Council, (2003)

          Co-Founder/Chair,Maryland Health Disparities Coalition (2003-2007)

          Appointed to theBoard of Delegates, Yale University, (2007-2009)

          We Work for Health of Maryland/Delaware, Bio-tech Consortium (2009-2012)