Instructor Biography

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Kenya Woodruff

Director, Strategy and Operations
Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting

Kyle Kramer is a nationally recognized healthcare leader who joined Pinnacle in 2015 after having spent 24 years in executive level service at major academic and community health systems. He brings a strong focus on physician/hospital alignment and strategic relationship development to Pinnacle and works with clientele nationally. He is widely acknowledged for his experience and expertise in major service line leadership and operations, clinical ancillary program strategy, performance management and improvement, billing and reimbursement services, and strategic partnership development between physicians, hospitals, and other industry participants. Kyle is one of the nation’s foremost experts in cardiovascular service line leadership and cardiovascular practice. 

Since joining Pinnacle, Kyle has served as the executive lead on multiple projects related to Cardiovascular Program Structure and System Alignment; Orthopedic Service Line Planning and Network Development; Facilities Strategy, Feasibility, and Design; Hospital and Ambulatory Surgery Development Strategy; Behavioral Health Physician Alignment; Physician Integration and Alignment; Clinically Integrated Network Development; Faculty Practice Plan Development; Physician Needs Assessment and Associated Compensation Planning; and Supply Chain Optimization and Savings. He has also provided interim leadership and leadership coaching for physicians and executives at a major health system. Kyle has also done considerable work in the development of strategies to leverage clinical, operational, and financial data to optimize program and organizational performance, along with enhancing physician/hospital partnerships. Kyle also provides guidance and support to Pinnacle’s compensation and valuation teams on matters of physician practice and program performance.

Prior to joining Pinnacle, Kyle served as an executive at Main Line Health in Philadelphia, Yale-New Haven Health System, Penn State University and Geisinger, and the University of Texas – Houston. Kyle has also served as President of the American College of Cardiovascular Administrators, Chairman of the American Academy of Medical Administrators, and as a Board Member for the American Heart Association. Kyle is also highly involved in youth leadership development through Boy Scouts of America. He has served as a troop leader for many years and is now Training Chair for all levels of leadership training – adult and youth – in Southeastern Pennsylvania.