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Macharia Waruingi

Dr. Waruingi trained and worked as a physician in Kenya, Europe and United States, and he has a profound knowledge of human medicine. Medical practitioners (physicians, surgeons, and dentists) from around the world respect Dr. Waruingi especially because he is able to communicate medical and health knowledge at their own comfort level. He is gifted in written and spoken medical communications.

warutiDr. Macharia Waruingi trained in medicine and health administration and holds doctorate degrees in both fields.

He currently works as a senior consultant in health care and as an associate doctoral faculty in the School of Advanced Studies at a U.S. university. Dr. Waruingi’s skills derive from his work in medicine, healthcare, and higher education.

As a senior health consultant, he develops strategies for building and operating hospitals and hospital systems, and other health services organizations and health systems, including acute care hospitals, nursing facilities, ambulatory care organizations, hospice, managed care organizations, and home health agencies.

Dr. Waruingi specializes in developing strategies for finding and managing programs, personnel, technology and financing resources for health services organizations and systems.

He works with leaders in globalization of health services for health care executives, globalization of health services for physicians and physician executives, leadership and governance in health care organizations, healthcare risk pooling, healthcare human resources, healthcare financial resource management, healthcare operations management, healthcare executive information systems, healthcare research design, and healthcare evaluation.

Specific areas of consultation include:

  • Structuring and design of health service organizations and health systems. This involves structuring of a standalone health service organization such as a hospital with its governing body, senior leadership and physician/professional staff organizations. Designing inter-organizational relationships such as strategic alliances, joint ventures, mergers, and consolidations.
  • Healthcare technology strategy. This involves creating clinical and information technology strategies for a health services organization or a health system.
  • Managerial problem solving and decision making in health services organizations and systems. This involves helping health care leaders develop capability for decision problem solving, using problem solving process models comprising pre-decision situation assessment, identifying and evaluating alternative solutions, choosing an alternative, implementing the alternative, evaluating the results after implementation.
  • Defining the quality imperative for the health services organization/health system.
  • Strategic planning (strategizing) for a health services organization/health system. This involves conducting scanning of the internal and external environments, conducting situational analysis, strategic formulation, strategic implementation, and strategic control.
  • Strategies for financial capital acquisition for health services organization, including sourcing funding for development and maintenance of hospital facilities and equipment.
  • Strategies for financial capital allocation and control for health services organizations.
  • Strategies for human resources acquisition, allocation, and control for health services organizations.
  • Evaluation of health services/systems, using quantitative and quantitative research methods.
  • Leadership courses. This involves training in transformational leadership and innovation for healthcare leaders.

Dr. Waruingi trained and worked as a physician in Kenya, Europe and United States, and he has a profound knowledge of human medicine. Medical practitioners (physicians, surgeons, and dentists) from around the world respect Dr. Waruingi especially because he is able to communicate medical and health knowledge at their own comfort level. He is gifted in written and spoken medical communications.