Nicholas E. Smith
Nicholas Smith has over a decade of proven leadership experience with Wipfli LLP’s national health care consulting practice. In this role, he has the opportunity to serve a broad array of health care organizations including health systems, integrated delivery systems, county and district hospitals, critical access hospitals, physician specialty groups, behavioral health centers, and health care networks. Nicholas leads consulting engagements with energy, enthusiasm, and an analytical problem-solving approach to effectively respond to the facility, operational, and strategic challenges facing his clients. He believes in proactive communication, strong collaboration with stakeholders, and creation of practical, effective, and affordable solutions to assist leadership in undertaking important strategic decisions.
Typical market planning engagements for Nicholas include new service line planning, market share projections, community health needs assessments, physician demand assessments, and volume and demographic projections in support of financial feasibility studies and facility growth. His facility planning engagements include all aspects of planning new and replacement hospitals and other health care facilities, planning major renovations and additions, and performing other aspects of planning for future growth.
Professional Memberships and Activities
- American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) - Member
- Regular speaker at health care conferences across the country
- Author of several articles published by state health care journals