Tom Abreu

Tom Abreu

Experienced Healthcare Executive and Consultant

Greater Boston Area
Hospital & Health Care

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Tom Abreu's Overview

  • Director - Program Integration at Beacon Health Strategies
  • Founder & Managing Principal at CharterPoint Consulting, LLC
  • Suffolk University - MHA
  • Suffolk University - MBA
  • Syracuse University - BS Business
  • Hingham High School

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Tom Abreu's Summary

An accomplished healthcare leader and business consultant. Extensive general management experience, including: a solid background in corporate strategic planning, project and program management, leading operational departments and consulting. Practical experience working with senior executive teams creating and executing strategies to drive revenue growth and improve profitability.

Deep knowledge of the healthcare payer industry, insurance operations, health benefit designs and hospital reimbursement models. Understands the broad trends and dynamics shaping the delivery and financing of healthcare.

- strategic & operational planning
- leading cross-functional initiatives
- project portfolio management
- leading high-performing consulting teams
- research grant administration and management
- feasibility studies
- joint ventures & alliances
- competitive intelligence & industry research
- business process improvement; including ‘Lean’
- delivering dynamic workshops & presentations

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Tom Abreu's Experience

Director - Program Integration

Beacon Health Strategies

Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Hospital & Health Care industry

December 2013Present (10 months) Greater Boston Area

Coordinating the operational design and integration activities of Beacon's enhanced care coordination program for behavioral health services as part of the joint Medicare/Medicaid 'Dual Eligible' Demonstration Project. Currently working with 15 commercial health plans in 6 states (CA, NY, VA, IL, MA, and RI) to launch their respective Duals programs where the majority of Dual Eligible patients will be moved into capitated managed care plans.

Founder & Managing Principal

CharterPoint Consulting, LLC

February 2011Present (3 years 8 months) Boston, MA

An independent consulting practice helping healthcare organizations better understand evolving industry trends, create winning strategies and execute initiatives to grow revenue, enhance profitability, and improve the quality of care.

Also available to deliver a variety of workshops, classes, and presentations on topics such as: health care reform, health care payer and reimbursement trends, strategy & strategic planning, and achieving operational excellence.

Recent Clients:
- CVS/Caremark
- Northeastern University
- VisionScope Technologies
- Healthsense
- Eye-for-Pharma: FC Business Intelligence, LTD
- Bain & Company

Educational Institution; 5001-10,000 employees; Higher Education industry

August 2012December 2013 (1 year 5 months) Greater Boston Area

Program manager for a 3-year $8 million federal grant to collaborate with multiple hospitals and large physician group practices on a variety of complex projects using advanced analytics and engineering methods to achieve measurable 'triple aim' improvements (lowering costs; optimizing the delivery of care; and improving population health outcomes). Primary liaison with CMS for all grant administration and reporting requirements.

Senior Director - Corporate Strategy & Planning

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Nonprofit; 1001-5000 employees; Insurance industry

May 2006November 2010 (4 years 7 months)

Strategic & operational planning process owner. Helped coordinate new adjacent business investments and joint ventures. Also managed a large high-impact internal consulting team.

Director - Business Consulting Group

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Nonprofit; 1001-5000 employees; Insurance industry

1997May 2006 (9 years)

Leader of a large highly valued and impactful internal management consulting team.

Nonprofit; 1001-5000 employees; Insurance industry

19941997 (3 years)

Managed complex cross-functional corporate initiatives and delivered targeted process improvements across the organization.

Assistant Vice President

Bank of America (formerly Fleet Financial Group)

19851994 (9 years)

Managed several operational departments supporting multiple banks in multiple states. Direct experience with numerous bank acquisitions and the related IT and operational integration.

Tom Abreu's Organizations

  • Society for Health Systems (SHS)

Tom Abreu's Skills & Expertise

  1. Strategy Development
  2. Strategic Planning
  3. Operational Planning
  4. Competitive Analysis
  5. Competitive Intelligence
  6. Internal Consulting
  7. Process Engineering
  8. Business Process Improvement
  9. Lean Healthcare
  10. Operations Management
  11. Coaching Staff
  12. Management Consulting
  13. Organizational Design
  14. Health Insurance
  15. Healthcare Industry
  16. Healthcare Reimbursement
  17. Strategic Consulting
  18. Program Management
  19. General Business Administration
  20. Budget Development
  21. Budget Management
  22. Project Delivery
  23. Product Strategy
  24. Health Economics
  25. Process Improvement
  26. Healthcare
  27. Strategy
  28. Cross-functional Team Leadership
  29. Managed Care
  30. Insurance
  31. Management
  32. Business Intelligence
  33. Executive Management
  34. Business Strategy
  35. CRM
  36. Project Portfolio Management
  37. Consulting
  38. Product Management
  39. Internal Audit
  40. Administrative Work
  41. Budgets
  42. Project Planning
  43. Six Sigma
  44. Forecasting
  45. Leadership
  46. Business Analysis
  47. Change Management
  48. Vendor Management

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Tom Abreu's Education

Suffolk University - MHA

MHA, Health Care Administration


Recipient of the Healthcare Program's Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement.

Suffolk University - MBA

MBA, Business Administration



Syracuse University - BS Business

Bachelor's degree, Business Administration, Management and Operations


Hingham High School


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