Carol Cosler, MBA
P A R T N E R
Education
Masters in Business Administration -
Leadership Focus [2005]
Franklin University
Columbus, OH

Bachelor of Science in Business
Management [1998]
Franklin University
Columbus, OH

Course Work in Health Administration
[1989-1992]
Ohio Dominican College
Columbus, OH

Associates Degree in
Respiratory Therapy [1976]
Kettering College of Medical Arts
Dayton, OH

Professional Experience
Partner, Healthcare Consultant,
Mithoff Consulting Group, LLC
Columbus, OH [1989-present]

Acting Director, Nationwide Children's
Hospital, Columbus, OH, Close to Home
Healthcare Center [1999];  Senior Business
and Planning Analyst [1997-1999];  Senior
Financial Analyst [1996-1997];  Support
Services Manager, Emergency Services
[1992-1996];Supervisor, Respiratory Care
[1988-1992]

Home Care Consultant, Primary Care
Nursing Services, Columbus, OH
[1987-1988]

Patient Education Specialist,
Glassrock Home Health Care, Columbus,
OH [1984-1987]

Supervisor, Respiratory Care,
Grant Medical Center, Columbus, OH
[1981-1984]

Registered Respiratory Therapist,
Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus,
OH [1976-1981]
Qualifications Summary
With over 30 years of diverse healthcare experience, Carol excels in operational
planning, corporate budgeting and planning and is known for her
results-orientation and management skills.  Her tenure with the 5th largest
children's hospital in the country provided diverse opportunities and experiences
from direct bedside clinical care, operational and administrative leadership,
budgeting and financial analysis, to planning and business analysis.  Her
expertise comes tot he forefront in promotion of team collaboration, efficient and
effective exchange of information and establishment of the free-flow of dialogue
among all participants on the project teams.

Selected Project Experience
Operational Design and SD Planning - Replacement Facility
Veteran's Administration Hospital and Ambulatory Care
New Orleans, LA

    Relevance:  The VA is a very technologically advanced setting,
    providing a greater understanding of future needs in healthcare.
    Role:  Programming and Clinical Operations Planning
    Work Performed While At:  Mithoff Consulting Group
    Dates of Involvement:  2008-2009

Holistic Assessment of OSU East
The Ohio State University Medical Center
Columbus, OH

    Relevance:  This academic center assessment focused on
    patient care processes, operational assessment and performance
    metrics.
    Role:  Lead Clinical Operations Planner and Data Analyst
    Work Performed While At:  Mithoff Consulting Group
    Dates of Involvement:  2007

Nursing Acuity Staffing System
The Ohio State University Medical Center
Columbus, OH

    Relevance:  One of the components of this project defined
    contemporary staffing patterns associated with Nursing Outcomes
    Classifications [NOC] to focus on patient care related to acuity needs.
    Role:  Developed an IT system and supported educational programs
    align NOC and metric system associated with optimizing staffing
    practices.
    Work Performed While At:  Mithoff Consulting Group
    Dates of Involvement:  2007

Programming and Transition Planning - Replacement Facility
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC

    Relevance:  The initial phase of this academic replacement
    hospital focused on process redesign, service line development,
    optimization of patient, family and staff experience, operational
    planning and efficiency promoting a safe, flexible environment for the
    delivery of quality healthcare.
    Role:  Operational and Transitional Planning
    Work Performed While At:  Mithoff Consulting Group
    Dates of Involvement:  2002-2006

Pediatric Replacement Facility Feasibility Study
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC

   Relevance:  A human-centered design philosophy was
   paramount to this project for which a pediatric hospital replacement study
   and programming were a part.
   Role:  Leading Human-Centered Design Work and Operational Planning
   Work Performed While At:  Mithoff Consulting Group
   
Dates of Involvement:  2007-2008

Facility Realignment and Operational Study
Mercy Hospital
Springfield, OH

    Relevance:  This project featured a human-centered design
    application to planning and programming.
    Role:  Operational Planner, Programmer, and Data Analyst
    Work Performed While At:  Mithoff Consulting Group
    Dates of Involvement:  2005-2007

Operational and Functional Analysis
Westchester Medical Center
Valhalla, NY

    Relevance:  This project focused on surgical services operational efficiency
    and patient throughput, scheduling protocol and optimizing space utilization.
    
Role:  Operational Planner, Programmer, and Data Analyst
    Work Performed While At:  NBBJ
    Dates of Involvement:  2000-2001