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Dr. Rutkowski is a Medical Management Professional with more than twenty years of experience in operations, integrated medical management for Medicare and self-insured employers, hospital and managed care quality, and employee development. Dr. Rutkowski’s areas of expertise include strategic business direction for industry, health systems strategic medical management consulting, coaching, organizational development, innovative leadership, team building, and professional writing (co-produces employment law business newsletter, listed at Westlaw—an authoritative Website for attorneys, and authored several books for leading industry publishers).

Manager Medical Management of a health system network, responsible for clinical risk, credentialing, medical management, re-insurance, regulatory compliance, oversight committees, external on-sight employer wellness/disease management programs

Director, Quality, Utilization Management, MedisGroups, managing a staff of 16 with an annual budget of $600,000, and responsible for creating a robust system-wide program which had many positive outcomes

Leadership Team Developer in a hospital employing more than 4,200, responsible for the design and management of the development of its Leadership Team with direct reporting to the Vice President of Nursing

Dr. Rutkowski received an undergraduate degree and a Master of Science degree in Nursing at the University of Florida.  She also holds a Doctor of Education and Administration degree from Indiana University. She has current Registered Nursing licenses in Florida, Indiana and Kentucky.  She has authored 5 books, two of which were selected for the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award.  She co-founded E=Qual, a community wide initiative that partnered with three hospitals, the Chamber of Commerce, and the Health Care Excel – Indiana’s quality arm of Medicare.