ARTHUR S. SHORR, LFACHE
Arthur S. Shorr is President and Founder of Arthur S. Shorr & Associates, Inc., Consultants to Health Care Providers; DBA Shorr Healthcare Consulting, a management consulting firm specializing in providing operational consulting and business and strategic planning services to Hospitals, Medical Groups and Physicians. Mr. Shorr also serves as an Expert Witness in matters of Corporate Negligence and Institutional Liability of hospitals, nursing homes, and licensed healthcare facilities.
Mr. Shorr holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Health Care Administration from The George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Economics from Brooklyn College, City University of New York. He is Board Certified in Healthcare Administration, and is a Life Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Mr. Shorr has been active professionally in the healthcare field for over 40 years on a full-time basis. He has held senior executive positions in major Medical Centers including Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, serving as Senior Vice-President of Administration and Chief Operating Officer; the Mount Sinai Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he was Administrator and Chief Operating Officer, and Acting Interim President and Chief Executive Officer. He began his career at Hutzel Hospital, a 400-bed teaching hospital component of The Detroit Medical Center.
Founded in 1983, Arthur S. Shorr & Associates, Inc. Consultants to Healthcare Providers emphasizes creating cost effective results for its clients in a rapidly changing health care marketplace. Mr. Shorr’s strategic perspective as a healthcare futurist has been demonstrated over the years in articles published in peer reviewed healthcare journals, and is utilized on behalf of clients in projects involving:
- Strategic Planning
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Appraisal & Valuation of medical business and practices
- Governance/Leadership Development
- Physician Consensus Facilitation
- Governing Board & Medical Leadership Retreat Facilitation
- Service Business Planning
Mr. Shorr has served on numerous healthcare governing boards, and currently serves as a Trustee and Board member of The American Hospital Management Corporation and Mad River Community Hospital in Arcata, California. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Desert Regional Medical Center Foundation, and Desert Regional Medical Center.
He is the author of numerous peer reviewed articles, is a frequent national lecturer on Health Care Policy, Contemporary Issues in Healthcare Administration, and Hospital Corporate Negligence. Mr. Shorr is the author of a textbook entitled: “Hospital Corporate Negligence, Legal & Administrative Issues; Westlaw Thomson-Reuters October 2009.
He has been a recurring speaker for national educational seminars sponsored by the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Trial Advocacy College, and the American Association for Justice. He has also lectured internationally in South Africa, Australia & Israel. He was appointed to the faculty of Wayne State University; The University Of Southern California School of Policy, Planning and Development; and his current academic appointment is at The George Washington University School of Public Health & Health Services where he is an Executive in Residence & Senior Professorial Lecturer.