|A division of Multicorp International, Inc.
|Management at Multicorp International:
David Gustafson - CEO
Ben Friedman - President
Medical Advisory Panel - TBD
David's past experience in the health care sector -
Gustafson + Associates, LLC
January 2007 – Present (9 years 2 months)
Hospital and Healthcare related Interim Leadership, Project Management, Program Development and Company Incubation.
Senior Corporate Ambassador
2007 – Present (9 years)
July 2012 – October 2014 (2 years 4 months)
Executive Director of PrimeCare of Temecula and Sun City. Two IPAs with 42,000 managed care members.
Hemet Valley Medical Center
2005 – 2006 (1 year)Greater Los Angeles Area
CEO of this general acute medical surgical hospital owned by a hospital district. Stimulated patient flow activity through actions resulting
in improved patient throughput, increased bed availability and shortened ER wait times during a time of increasing patient volumes;
reduced Left Without Being Seen rate in ER from over 14% to 3% resulting in the capture of additional revenues for this department and
admissions to the hospital; implemented a variety of initiatives that improved all patient satisfaction indicators; elevated medical quality;
reduced overall productive FTE’s by 3% while concurrently selectively increasing staff to accommodate regulatory compliance
requirements; presided over remodel and business plan development for upgraded Radiation Oncology Department; implemented PACS
system in Radiology Department as well as several other hospital wide IT initiatives
Phoenix Health Systems Development
August 2003 – November 2005 (2 years 4 months)Greater Los Angeles Area
Engaged in a variety of healthcare projects, mostly focused on business development activity. Provided leadership to a hospital in crisis
averting closure by Dept. of Health Services for serious patient safety and governance deficiencies while simultaneously increasing
census by over 80%.
CEO for several different hospitals in this system
Alta Healthcare System
March 2002 – August 2003 (1 year 6 months)Greater Los Angeles Area
Focused case management efforts reducing Medi-Cal denials by 20%; brought about operating efficiencies by reducing staff and virtually
eliminating overtime; put one hospital on fast track to JCAHO survey readiness and received minimal Type I recommendations
Pacific Integrated Healthcare, Inc
August 1993 – March 2002 (8 years 8 months)Greater Los Angeles Area
Management support to physician offices, facilitating growth of practice to accommodate sale; During this time founded and concurrently
operated California Osteoporosis Institute, a company that pioneered low cost, retail oriented bone densitometry in multiple sites
throughout Southern California.
Panorama Community Hospital
May 1990 – July 1993 (3 years 3 months)Greater Los Angeles Area
Led hospital during time of transition from proprietary corporate ownership to local, not-for-profit control. Guided development of hospital
affiliated IPA; in collaboration with an LA based IPA developed a two county primary care hospital and physician network for managed care
Blue Cross of California
September 1989 – April 1990 (8 months)Greater Los Angeles Area
Major project in the development of a revolutionary managed care product for psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment.
Woodview Calabasas Hospital
February 1988 – August 1989 (1 year 7 months)Greater Los Angeles Area
CEO of this HCA managed, psychiatric hospital. Developed new service lines and restructured management team creating new, positive
Valley Hospital Medical Center
February 1986 – January 1988 (2 years)Greater Los Angeles Area
CEO of this HealthWest owned institution. Initiated development and construction of on-campus MOB and 600 car parking structure;
initiated micro-surgery program; established case management system focusing on appropriate utilization resulting in a 10% reduction in
length of stay; introduced hospital to risk contracting; guided development of IPA.
Memorial Medical Center
November 1979 – January 1986 (6 years 3 months)Sioux Falls, South Dakota Area
CEO of this Health Central, Inc. managed community hospital. Provided leadership for and orchestrated the successful merger of the
community's two hospitals; developed management team at all levels resulting in a turnaround of the organization's culture, averting a
unionization attempt; initiated multiple new services.
Hallock High School
Moorhead State University
University of Minnesota
MHA, Health Care Administration