Ken Segel is a co-founding principal of Value Capture and serves as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the firm. In this role he provides support to CEOs of healthcare organizations dedicated to eliminating injuries and improving quality as a means to dramatically raise the clinical and financial performance of the entire institution. Prior to forming Value Capture, Mr. Segel served as the founding director of the Pittsburgh Regional Healthcare Initiative (PRHI). PRHI achieved best-in-nation regional results in the elimination of several classes of risk for patients.
Before helping to create PRHI, Mr. Segel served for five years as Senior Program Officer at the Jewish Healthcare Foundation of Pittsburgh, where he guided many community health improvement initiatives and initiated the Foundation's formal public policy program.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Segel served as an aide to the leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives, directed the overnight operations in the 1992 Clinton-Gore presidential campaign “War Room,” and served as Policy Director and speechwriter for the Democratic Party. He also taught political organizing and election monitoring in Ukraine and Russia.
- B.A., Harvard University, American History and Literature
- M.B.A., University of Pittsburgh
Content Featuring Ken
- Health Care Workers Protect Us. It’s Time to Protect Them.
- What Can Leaders Learn? What Can Leaders Do?
- Habitual Excellence Episode #4: Ken Segel on Zero Harm and Theoretical Limits
- “We Have Gotten Too Far From Our People and the Core Processes They Perform Every Day”
- Succeed in Spite of Bureaucracy – A Harvard Business Review Article by Ken Segel