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About Our Leadership Team

Allison Brauer | Co-Founder

Allison BrauerAllison is an experienced Chief Nursing Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry. Skilled in Regulatory Compliance, Quality, Physician Relations, Workflow Management, Healthcare Management, Healthcare, and Process Optimization. She is a strong business development professional with an Executive MBA focused in Health/Health Care Administration/Management from Oakland University.

Recently, she has successfully aligned clinical management teams within a hospital’s strategic business plan while increasing regulatory compliance, accountability, and autonomy. Improving communication up and down the chain of command, building trust and transparent, honest communication.

Allison can be reached by email at: allison.brauer@abovewaterconsultants.com or connect with her on LinkedIn by clicking here.



Jeffrey Poulsen | Co-Founder

Jeffrey PoulsenJeffrey has a twenty-seven year track record that showcases proven abilities in delivering on financial commitments and increasing productivity through process reengineering.

Adept in developing and implementing business plans, as evidenced by the successful launch of a start-up Internet venture and the successful turnaround of a flailing hospital.

As of recently, he has successfully completed the financial turnaround of a 20 licensed bed hospital by developing and implementing strategic plans to expand services to highly profitable specialties, eliminating financially draining surgical procedures, and improving physician relationships. Results include a 300% increase in Inpatient cases, maximizing meaningful use reimbursement and improving the overall financial performance of the hospital to sustainable profitability for 4 consecutive years.

Jeffrey can be reached by email at: jeffrey.poulsen@abovewaterconsultants.com or connect with him on LinkedIn by clicking here.



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