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 Paul Musgrave

  • Professor of Practice


  • M.B.A., Indiana State University

Curriculum Vitae


Mr. Musgrave has over 40 years of experience as a senior leader in the healthcare sector.  Mr. Musgrave has significant experience in the design, development, and management of hospital, higher education, and manufacturing operations.  His areas of expertise include hospital operations management, human resources, strategic planning, strategic sourcing, hospital-wide process re-engineering and multi-hospital process integration.  Mr. Musgrave specializes in the rapid analysis of a company’s operations with a focus on the delivery of substantial cost savings through implementing aggressive but realistic performance improvement action plans. 

Mr. Musgrave’s experience as a healthcare executive includes key leadership roles at large academic medical centers and large multi-hospital systems.  These include: Interim Chief Operating Officer- Cellnetix Pathology and Laboratories (Seattle, WA),  Interim Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer – Wayne UNC Healthcare (Goldsboro NC),  Chief Operating Officer and Board Member - Lovelace Women’s Hospital (Albuquerque, NM), Performance Improvement Leader for Tenet Healthcare’s Dallas Division, Vice President Strategic Planning and Population Health Operations for Children’s Medical Center (Dallas, Texas), Interim Chief Operating Officer at Howard University Hospital (Washington, D.C.), Interim Vice President of Administrative Services at Howard University (Washington, D.C.) and Interim Vice President of Operations at Hurley Medical Center (Flint, MI.).

Mr. Musgrave is a Six Sigma Green Belt and has successfully managed multiple performance improvement initiatives using Six Sigma and Lean methodologies.

Mr. Musgrave’s recent experiences in performance improvement include hospital operations (Lab, Phamacy, Safety/Security, EVS, ED, NICU, compliance, etc.) facilities management, post acute patient management (rehabilitation operations, home healthcare business development, hospital readmissions, E.D. frequent visits), supply chain management, Ebola preparedness and population health process development (tele-health and clinically integrated networks).

Mr. Musgrave’s publications include: “Avoiding Scope Creep in Large System Projects” (National Association of Purchasing Managers Magazine), “Strategy and Planning for Healthcare Materials Management” (Healthcare Materials Management Magazine) and contributor to the “Efficient Healthcare Consumer Response” study.   

Mr. Musgrave has earned master’s and bachelor’s degrees in business administration from Indiana State University.