Daniel K. Zismer is an expert in integrated health systems and the interconnected components within the field.
He is a professor in the Health Policy and Management division within the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health, where he serves as chair and director of the health care administration and executive studies master’s programs. He also is the university’s Wegmiller Professor in health care administration and an adjunct associate professor in the university’s Division of Medicine.
Before joining the university, Zismer had a 25-year career in health care on provider-side mergers, acquisitions and related integrated strategies. He led two national health care consulting firms (one he co-founded and sold) and headed operations of a large, multi-state, integrated health system.
Zismer is a lecturer for the American Association for Physician Leadership® and the American College of Healthcare Executives, and is a board member and adviser to a private health care real estate development company.