Jim is an experienced executive officer with a focus on healthcare and wellness. Proven capabilities in operations, practice management, business development, hospital administration and executive leadership. Jim's operational experience includes roles as CEO and COO of hospitals and administration in long term care, home health and hospice. He has been invited as a speaker on healthcare business and clinical topics.
Prior to joining Rainier Healthcare and MD Cress & Associates, Jim served as the COO for MDA Consultants, a New Orleans based healthcare management company with physical rehabilitation hospitals, long term acute care hospitals, and hospice operations.
Before joining MDA, he was COO of Specialty Healthcare Management, an asset company used in the purchase and turn-around of distressed rural healthcare facilities located in Louisiana.
Preceding Specialty Healthcare Management, he served as Director of Business Development for Focus Management Group, a hospital management company specializing in behavioral health and physical rehabilitation hospitals primary focus on new start ups and operational turnarounds.
Mr. Fritschen also served as Senior Vice President of Business Development for Cornerstone Healthcare Group, a $150M hospital company which owns and manages hospitals. Based in Austin, Texas with fourteen locations in five States.