Ron Flower is a recognized healthcare analyst and strategist. For more than 15 years, Ron has worked directly with 3d Health’s clients to develop customized solutions to their Provider Development Planning needs. Having started with 3d Health as an Analyst, he knows every component of 3d Health’s Provider Development Planning from the ground up. Ron Flower is well known for his ability to communicate with both Senior and Medical Staff Leadership, as well as Hospital Boards. His experience now spans 43 states and includes Academic Medical Centers, Critical Access Hospitals, both national and regional health systems, physician groups, urban and rural markets, and everything in between.
As President of 3d Health, Ron leads all aspects of client engagements and is responsible for professional development across the firm. In addition to Provider Development Planning, Ron’s areas of expertise include Community Needs Assessments, Market Assessments, and Feasibility Studies. He is also a noted speaker, regularly presenting at The Association for Advancing Physician and Provider Recruitment’s (AAPPR) annual conference, educational meetings for state and regional affiliates of AAPPR, and retreats for hospital/health system Boards and Senior Leadership Teams.
Prior to 3d Health, Ron was the Director for SCORE! Educational Centers, a subsidiary of Kaplan and The Washington Post Company.
He graduated from Indiana University, Bloomington, with a B.S. in Education.
When not at work, Ron can usually be found spending time with his wife, Danelle, and son, Sebastian. Together, the three enjoy traveling, riding their bikes, listening to live music, spending time at the beach, rooting for the Chicago Cubs and anything else that involves exploring Chicago.