JANIS POWERS is a career strategy and operations consultant with a unique vision for the American health care system. Her bestselling book, Health Care: Meet the American Dream, was the inspiration behind creating Longitudinal Health Care. Her podcast, The Powers Report Podcast, showcases her depth of knowledge about the health care industry and more importantly, her unshackled perspectives and original ideas about how to fix it.
Janis served as a Senior Manager with Deloitte, leading strategy and operations projects for a full range of provider organizations around the country including for-profits, not-for-profits, stand-alone rural hospitals, academic medical centers, integrated delivery systems, physician practices and outpatient providers. Most recently, Janis worked as the Vice President of Strategic Operations for Avanza Healthcare Strategies, specializing in strategic consultation and turn-arounds for ambulatory surgery centers.
Janis majored in architecture at Yale and earned masters’ degrees in architecture and business from the University of Michigan. She enjoys traveling, cooking, exercising and spending time with her two (almost grown!) children.