Dan Landesberg

Dan Landesberg

Administrative Fellow at Geisinger Health System

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania (Scranton, Pennsylvania Area)
Hospital & Health Care

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Dan Landesberg's Overview


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Dan Landesberg's Summary

Dedicated Healthcare Administration professional experienced in ambulatory care operations, including direct patient care, project work, and process improvement (Six Sigma) efforts. Additionally, seasoned entrepreneur with a background in operations management, vendor relations, and B2B sales.

MBA, Class of 2014 at the Baruch/Mt.Sinai School of Medicine Graduate MBA Program in Health Care Administration

Member - American College of Healthcare Executives

Dan Landesberg's Experience

Administrative Fellow

Geisinger Health System

Nonprofit; 10,001+ employees; Hospital & Health Care industry

July 2014Present (3 months) Northeast Pennsylvania

Nonprofit; 10,001+ employees; Hospital & Health Care industry

July 2012June 2014 (2 years) Greater New York City Area

* Designed a scheduling template that reduced patient wait times in three consecutive quarters - Q4 2012, Q1 2013, and Q2 2013. By Q2 2013, wait times were over 33% lower than the service average.

* Awarded a grant of nearly $2000 to provide cell phone chargers in all patient waiting rooms at the Breast and Imaging Center.

* Named team leader of OpenDOORS, which hosts quarterly career development events for administrative staff members.

* Voted by peers as Session Assistant of the Month in April 2014.

* Served as a team leader of Patient Resource Advisor Program.

* Mentored several Session Assistants trainees

* Built resource materials for teammates, such as a directory of each clinic's contacts in individual Outlook distribution groups, a compilation of each MD’s scheduling preferences, and a how-to guide for performing the Session Assistant responsibilities in our phlebotomy lab

Nonprofit; 10,001+ employees; Hospital & Health Care industry

August 2011July 2012 (1 year) Greater New York City Area

* Served as a liaison between patients, physicians, and MSKCC at large, scheduling patients for physicians' appointments, surgeries, chemotherapy treatments, and lab testing in a way that facilitated smooth operations.

* Interpreted complex physicians' treatment orders, ensuring compliance with research protocols and each physician's practice preferences.

* Developed excellent working relationships with doctors, nurses, and administrators of all levels.

* Volunteered for several projects, including rebuilding the Breast and Imaging Center's chemotherapy library to include experimental drugs and updated infusion times, and participating in the role play troupe during training for Session Assistant trainees

Business Advisor/Operations Manager

Hudson Valley Eldercare

August 2010August 2011 (1 year 1 month) Briarcliff Manor, NY

* Advised and assisted a Geriatric Care Manager with business strategy, Medicaid applications, and new customer acquisition strategy

* Analyzed years of client financial records in order to ascertain each client's Medicaid eligibility.

* Worked on several pro bono cases for clients experiencing financial hardship.

* Learned about the challenges facing the elderly population and contributed in a meaningful way to clients' lives.

Chief Operating Officer

Campus Displays, Inc.

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry

January 2009July 2011 (2 years 7 months) Huntington Beach, CA & Briarcliff Manor, NY

* Coordinated all operational functions for the company, including finances, bookkeeping, payables, receivables, production, vendor relationships, recruiting, quality control, materials distribution and transportation of goods.

* Spearheaded expansion from one publication during our first back-to-school period (August 2009) to five publications in three states the following back-to-school (August 2010)

* Developed the Campus Living Guide in Fort Collins, CO from scratch and published both Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 editions

* Performed day-to-day sales and account management

Shipping Consultant


Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Package/Freight Delivery industry

August 2007November 2008 (1 year 4 months) Stanton, CA

* Ranked consistently among the top-producing sales representatives in the nation in 2008.

* Named a member of the Platinum Club for 2008, the highest achievement level for the sales force

* Invited to participate in a corporate summit along with other top representatives to strategize how to maximize sales in the Less Than Truckload (LTL) freight program.

* Set several all-time sales records at the franchise level and averaged 360% of my sales plan.

* Won the FastStart competition that measured success in the quarter following training.

* Learned invaluable b2b sales, communications, and presentation skills.

Dan Landesberg's Education

Baruch College/Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

MBA, Healthcare Administration


University of Maryland College Park

B.S., Psychology, Criminology & Criminal Justice


Graduated with Honors and completed the 16-course math/science requirement for a B.S. in Psychology, in addition to the CORE and major requirements.

Activities and Societies: University Honors Program, Alpha Epsilon Pi, Interfraternity Council Social Judicial Board, Deans List

Dan Landesberg's Honors and Awards

  • Foster G. McGaw Scholarship

    Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA)
    • April 2014

Dan Landesberg's Projects

  • UAB Health Administration Case Competition

    • January 2014 to February 2014
  • Breakthrough RIE- Post-Discharge Care Coordination

    • July 2011 to Present
    Team Members: Dan Landesberg

    * Participated in a multidisciplinary task force, including physicians, nurses, mental health professionals, and various clinical and administrative staff, at Metropolitan Hospital that built a post-discharge care coordination plan to prevent Congestive Heart Failure readmissions

    *Developed a multi-step plan that was presented to Metropolitan’s executive leadership and was implemented immediately

    * Gained experience using Lean methodology

    * In September 2012, New York City’s Health and Hospitals Corporation published a press release stating that, as a direct result of the program put into place by our team, the readmission rate dropped from 30% to 20%, below the national average: http://www.nyc.gov/html/hhc/html/newsletter/201209-lower-readmission-rates.shtml

  • Community Needs Assessment

    • June 2012 to February 2013
    Team Members: Dan Landesberg

    * Designed and wrote all content for Metropolitan Hospital's 2012 Community Needs Assessment per JCAHO requirements

    * Aggregated data from hundreds of surveys (in English and Spanish) and wrote an easy-to-read report with a variety of charts and tables to ensure readability.

Dan Landesberg's Organizations

  • American College of Healthcare Executives

    • May 2012 to Present

    Member of Healthcare Leaders of New York (HLNY)

Dan Landesberg's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Volunteer

      Midnight Run
      • Health

      Participated in several Midnight Runs, in which we compiled winter clothing donations and drove around New York City distributing the clothing and homemade food to homeless individuals

Dan Landesberg's Courses

  • MBA, Healthcare Administration

    Baruch College/Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

    • Applied Statistical Analysis (STA9708)
    • Management- A Behavioral Application (MGT9300)
    • Financial Accounting (ACC9110)
    • Leadership Assessment and Development (BUS9301)
    • Societal & Governmental Aspects of Health Care (BUS9100)
    • Human Resource Management (HR Law) (MGT9400)
    • Information Systems for Managers (CIS9000)
    • Three Faces of Negotiation (BUS9303)
    • Microeconomics (ECO9708)
    • Macroeconomics (ECO9709)
    • Statistical Regression & Forecasting/Epidemiology (STA9000)
    • Financial Decision Making (FIN9770)
    • Healthcare Economics (ECO9766)
    • Managerial Accounting and Application to Healthcare (ACC9313)
    • Marketing Management (MKT9703)
    • Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration (LAW9213)
    • Service Operations Management I (MGT9702)
    • Service Operations Management II (MGT9704)
    • Seminar in Finance (FIN9790)
    • Business Policy (BUS9200)
    • Healthcare Ventures (Capstone) (MGT9994)
    • Emerging Issues (BUS9797)

Dan Landesberg's Skills & Expertise

  1. Advertising
  2. Vendor Management
  3. Bookkeeping
  4. Business Communications
  5. PowerPoint
  6. Outlook
  7. Research
  8. Healthcare Management
  9. Management
  10. Hospitals
  11. Training
  12. Healthcare
  13. Analysis
  14. Recruiting
  15. Time Management
  16. Process Improvement
  17. Administration
  18. Operations Management
  19. Sales
  20. Account Management
  21. Medicaid
  22. Strategy

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