Typical Assignments

McManis’ most frequent consulting assignments are in the following areas:


  • Strategy Development
  • Market Research/Positioning
  • New Services, Products, Ventures
  • Policy Analysis
  • Board/Senior Management
  • Retreats/Planning Processes
  • Clinical Service Lines
  • Business Planning
  • Scenario Planning
  • Capabilities Planning/Mapping


  • Board Restructuring
  • Governance Tools and Best Practices
  • Board-Management Relations


  • Alliances, Partnerships, Joint Ventures
  • Mergers, Acquisitions
  • Organizational Structure
  • Management Practices
  • Executive Coaching
  • Physician Relationships
  • Physician Planning
  • Learning Communities
  • Community-Specific Solutioning


  • Financial Planning
  • Financial Feasibility Analysis
  • Incentive/Risk-sharing Contracting
  • Business Valuation
  • Capabilities/Facilities Planning
  • Financial Modeling

Other Examples of Clients and Assignments

Much of the firm’s work relates to hospitals, physician groups, payers, government entities and related associations. However, other clients include financial institutions, investment bankers, attorneys, technology firms, suppliers, and other service organizations. Other examples of McManis roles include:

Physician Groups

  • Strategic planning
  • New business development
  • Mergers and affiliations
  • Organizational adjustments to perform well under value-based payment
  • Organizational structure
  • Physician additions
  • Market analysis and planning


  • Strategy
  • Changes in roles and approaches
  • Policy research
  • Approaches to data, information and IT


  • Strategic planning
  • Product planning
  • Care network planning

Related Organizations

  • Risk acceptance criteria for lenders and investment bankers
  • Market research for a security firm
  • Market research and market planning for IT and data firms
  • Executive briefings on health industry changes
  • Foundations concerned with rural healthcare and other accessibility issues