Joseph S. Coyne, DrPH, MPH

Adjunct Professor

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Joseph S. Coyne, DrPH, MPH, is principal of Coyne & Associates, adjunct professor of healthcare leadership in the Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership program at Brown University, visiting professor in the Graduate Healthcare Management program at Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Rome, and professor emeritus at Washington State University. He has taught international healthcare financial management, risk/decision analysis and international health services analysis courses to over 2,700 students through faculty positions at USC, the Wharton School of Finance, Peking University Health Sciences Center in Beijing, the University of Luganoin Lugano, Switzerland, and Bocconi University in Milan, Italy.

Dr. Coyne’s operational experience includes vice president of operations for a 100,000 member HMO, serving as a senior partner in an international information technology company and serving as a financial adviser to numerous health services companies and investment firms, including the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Chase Bank, University of California Office of the President, UCLA Medical Center, Stanford Medical Center, California Department of Corporations, Rush Presbyterian Medical Center, American Hospital Association, French Ministry of Health, German Ministry of Health, Danish Ministry of Health and Beijing Association of Teaching Hospitals.

Dr. Coyne’s research has been funded with over $1.1 million in extramural support as principal investigator. His research work focuses on health payment reforms and the Triple Aim Program and Value Based Purchasing (VBP), to examine the transition from volume-driven to value-based payment methods. This work includes not just a study of changing payment methods, but also an examination of the changing role of the chief financial officer, chief information officer, chief executive officer and the entire C-suite.

For this work, Dr. Coyne was awarded with the Chris Selby-Smith award for his keynote address “Who is Going to Manage Health Care Systems in the Future?” at the Society for Health Administration Programs in Education (SHAPE) Symposium in Sydney, Australia in July 2014. He delivered another keynote address in November 2014 at the 2nd Leadership Program & Conference on High Performance Healthcare Organizations in Madinah, Saudi Arabia, hosted by the Madinah Institute of Leadership & Entrepreneurship.

Dr. Coyne served as a strategic consultant and motivational speaker at the Rangos School of Health Sciences at Duquesne University in March 2018 on its 5-Year Strategic Plan 2019-2023. He delivered another keynote address in July 2018 at Fujian University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Fuzhou, China on “Applying the Triple Aim Model to Improve Delivery of Rehab Services.” From his research, he has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles on healthcare financial management, capitation contracting and global healthcare management.