Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer and Operational Vice President, Nemours Children’s Health System
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 • 10:45 AM–12:00 PM
Cindy Bo has worked in healthcare strategy for over 20 years, ranging across the provider, payor and life sciences sectors. She is named by the Becker’s Hospital Review in 2017, 2016 and 2015 as one of the top 130 women hospital and health system leaders to know in the United States. She is named as one of 2017 Delaware Today Top Women in Business Honorees. She is also a TEDx Speaker.
Bo has expertise in strategic planning, business development, mergers and acquisitions and finance transformation. She has worked collaboratively with executive leaders across the healthcare industry to improve the viability of healthcare delivery and management of population health. Currently, she is the Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer for Nemours Children’s Health System, Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. At Nemours, she manages the strategies and business development processes in support of new growth and integration opportunities for both the hospital and practice in the Delaware Valley. She also develops new strategic partnerships with clinical partners and other healthcare vendors. Bo drives the business planning process for clinical services and programs. She is also co-leading the Nemours Value-Based Services Organization, as Nemours transitions to value.
Prior to joining Nemours, she was a Senior Manager and an Ellen Gabriel Fellow at Deloitte, in the Healthcare M&A Practice. At Deloitte, she led the strategic transformation for large regional health systems; led the M&A deals for national and regional health plans, health systems and pharmacy benefit managers; and led revenue cycle management for major provider systems around the US. Ms. Bo was also a Director at Novartis, leading the Business Planning & Analysis, Center of Excellence where she managed the strategic planning for Novartis’ North American Primary Care portfolio.
Bo is a Malcolm Baldrige Executive Fellow and a graduate of the Disparities Leadership Program, working with Massachusetts General Hospital. She is also an Aspen Institute Health Innovators Fellow and a Spotlight Health. She is also an appointed Member by Governor John Carney on the Delaware Economic and Financial Advisory Council (DEFAC). Bo is currently serving on several distinguished Boards. She is a Board Member for the Clinic for Special Children in Strasburg, PA; Board Member for Mercy Kids Hospital in St. Louis, MO; the American Lung Association for the Mid-Atlantic and the Delaware Center for Health Innovation (DCHI). She is the current Co-Chair of the United Way of Delaware Young United Professionals. She currently volunteers for the Nemours Children’s Health System, Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children and the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware. In the past, she has volunteered for City Year in Philadelphia, PA; Dekalb Community Service Board in Atlanta, GA; and The William J. Clinton Foundation in New York, NY.
On the personal side, she is an avid runner, writes children’s stories, creates greeting cards and enjoys spending time with her husband, David, and sons, Matthew (age 19) and Lucas (age 5).
Bo has earned her MBA, with high distinction and honors, from Columbia Business School and her BS, summa cum laude, from Binghamton University School of Management.