Watson Healthcare Solutions
Promoting Health In Business and Excellence in the Business of Healthcare
You Need It, We Just May Have It
Watson's Services are designed for results and proven over our combined 30-plus years of implementation experience in business and healthcare leadership.
Our approach is collaborative, our style positive, and our focus is your highest and best success. Here is a sampling of the services we offer to help client partners to achieve next-level performance in their lives and businesses.
All businesses start with a great idea. Translating this into a sustainable business however requires methodical systems and competent execution.
Unfortunately in most instances, a seemingly infinite number of variables and market forces converge against the business or service line to render it the marginally profitable, with low or no growth, or, at worst, on a path toward closure.
This reality is especially felt in healthcare, where increasing regulatory pressures not only complicate operating requirements and compress profit margins, but are causing many businesses to redefine their models to optimize the value provided. For this reason, WHS offers Turn-Around and Next-Level Consulting to help practices and businesses strengthen profitability and pave the way for ongoing growth and expansion.
Fall Prevention Floors
Falls affect nearly 30% of our population and are a leading cause of death among older adults. In fact, professionals in the senior care industry spend more time and energy trying to reduce and prevent fall occurrences than almost anything else.
Because of this, Watson Healthcare Solutions has developed a fall-prevention program which has become especially relevant for construction professionals - SAFE Flooring for Seniors™. Designed to help assess for and ensure proper flooring installations that minimize fall risk, S.A.F.E. Flooring™ offers individualized client solutions that are Slip-resistant, Aesthetically appealing, Free of avoidable trip hazards, and Expertly installed.
The creation of a high-performing and positive culture in the workplace is a function of leadership.
Leadership is indeed an art, but there is also a surprising amount of science supporting what we know about leadership excellence. We work with individuals or teams to assess and develop key competencies of leadership for Next-Level Success.
The good news is that optimized leadership is primal to leveraging a business's competitive advantage, and achieving a highly rewarding leadership breakthrough may be more achievable than you think!
In our experience, the importance of having a clear strategic plan and competent execution in the Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Services industry can not be over-emphasized. Further, with the proliferation of Accountable Care Organizations and other experimental payment models, 'ancillary services' providers everywhere are in need of new solutions that work.
By employing principles applied and refined from more than 20 years of growth in the rehabilitation industry and an active interest and ongoing involvement in exploring new care delivery models, Watson Healthcare Solutions is here to help. We can provide you with the needed analysis, planning, and, importantly, forward thinking implementation expertise to optimize and grow physical therapy and rehabilitation services in any setting.
The decision to buy, sell or partner in a business or practice can be very daunting. There are many variables that affect the appeal of a business to the broader market and also key items to look for in selecting the ideal business to acquire or join. Let Watson Health help you to maximize your position and odds for success in either case.
Some of the best exit strategies for longstanding businesses take time to play out due to market dynamics and other factors. And there's lots to do in preparing, packaging, marketing, due diligence, and negotiation of a successful sale or acquisition. Don't go it alone. Let's talk.
The decisions we make in our everyday lives is where the rubber-meets-the-road for personal health and wellness.
At Watson Healthcare Solutions, we also have a passion for making a positive difference with individuals and groups through nutritional wellness education.
Participants in this highly engaging program can expect to learn an easy-to-follow paradigm for personal wellness and also gain a deeper appreciation for food choices, our modern-day food supply, environmental health considerations, sensible supplementation, and other interesting topics.
Meet The Watsons
Mark Watson, DPT, OCS, MBA, CAPS
Dr. Mark Watson is an experienced entrepreneur with a background in multiple industries and a particular affinity for orthopedic rehabilitation.
Dr. Watson founded Watson Healthcare Solutions after more than fifteen years of progressive success in growing and managing dozens of rehabilitation clinics, working with various physician groups and other health organizations, and after having successfully grown and sold two non-healthcare businesses. He has since helped numerous businesses to flourish utilizing Watson Health's model.
Dr. Watson earned his Master of Physical Therapy degree from Duquesne University, his MBA from Waynesburg University and his Physical Therapy Doctorate with a focus in Executive Management from EIM Institute. He also is an Orthopedic Certified Specialist recognized by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and is a Lean Facilitator.
Dr. Watson enjoys implementing servant leadership practices in multiple businesses, including at Watson Healthcare Solutions. He also is active with community service in North Carolina's Piedmont Triad, currently serving as Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the Hospice Foundation of Greater Greensboro.
R. A. Watson, MBA
R.A. Watson left a former life in mergers and acquisitions to join Watson Health in 2011. R.A. brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from her former career as a top-level M&A executive and as a seasoned marketing and promotions specialist. She has successfully led and managed sizable organizations in a variety of economic sectors over the course of her career to-date. R.A. has also personally executed, directed, or coordinated transactions totaling greater than one billion dollars of net earnings for the firm to which she was a partner.
Holding an MBA and BS in Chemical Engineering, R.A. is also a nutritional biochemist and environmental chemical engineer. She is passionate about matters of personal nutrition and environmental health, lecturing frequently on these topics for organizations and high-profile universities.
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