About US Cancer Specialists

Company Mission

US Cancer Specialist, LLC is dedicated to helping healthcare organizations deliver better care to more patients at lower costs. By leveraging our clinical expertise, and current knowledge of various vendor technology portfolios, we enable visionary solutions that address customers’ needs and drive results. We collaborate with providers and develop customized, multi-year oncology solution strategies focusing on the future of healthcare. From strategies for integrated cancer care delivery from screening to survivorship, tumor-specific care programs, or evaluation of fixed and mobile assests within an institution, we can help you develop a comprehensive course of action to take your program from the goal-setting stage through plan execution.

Profile

Michael Peters, CMC®, CSSBB, MBA, R.T(R)(T)
Founder/CEO

Education & Certification

  • MBA, Business Administration
  • BS, Health Service Management
  • AS Radiation Therapy
  • AS Radiological Technology
  • Certified Management Consultant (IMC-USA)
  • CSSBB Certified Six Sigma Black Belt

Core Compentencies

  • Process Optimization
  • Business Development
  • Cost Reduction
  • Operational Streamlining
  • Project Management
  • Market Research/Data Analysis
  • Healthcare Reform

Michael brings more than 20 years of experience in health care management expertise to the development, management and implementation of oncology services. As founder and CEO of US Cancer Specialists, Michael works directly with executive and clinical leadership to assist with all phases of oncology service line development, strategic planning, and integrative oncology services. His excellent relationship-building and communication skills have helped organizations achieve strong financial performance through strategic program growth and operational efficiency measures.

Prior to pursuing his own consulting company, Michael was a consultant for GE Healthcare, serving as the Oncology Solutions Manager for the East Coast. Here Michael honed his skills in Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, and Accelerated Change Management. Michael had the opportunity to assists health care organizations’ senior leadership in prioritizing program initiatives, accurately interpreting the competitive landscape, anticipating emerging trends, and developing sound strategies for growth focused around patient centered care.

Michael still maintains his radiation therapist and radiologic technology certifications, attributing the time spent as a clinician and administrator as the foundation for being a patient advocate for comprehensive and integrative cancer care. During this time, Michael was responsible for ground-up construction and development of two comprehensive cancer centers, management of physician joint ventures, and being recognized for World Class Management for delivering patient centered care teams ranking in the top 1% of patient and staff satisfaction

Michael has provided his expertise to organization such as Varian Medical Systems, for key engagements focusing on departmental throughput modeling, including cost of care delivery, utilization and productivity, workflow improvement, Healthcare Analytics and Big Data.

Michael is a regular contributor to online publications within ACHE Healthcare Consultants Forum, ACE, AHRA, as well industry publications such as the Society of Radiation Oncology Administrators and AHRA. Michael also has been selected to speak at the following various organizations Annual Conferences:  SROA (Society of Radiation Oncology Administrators), AHRA (Association of Healthcare Radiology Administrators), ACE (Association of Cancer Executives), and ASRT (American Society of Radiologic Technologists).  Michael also serves on various oncology committees and also provides mentorship for new oncology administrators.

Expertise

Our senior level consultants bring forth over 80 years of combined experience, having hands-on industry experience as professionals within the vendor and provider segment of healthcare. This unique combination of experience allows for our consultants to engage at any level within the business, regardless of the situation or demands. Our professionals have served as former oncology service line administrators, physician assistants, clinical trial and research specialists, global marketing managers, and business development professionals. We deliver expertise that crosses boundaries into every facet of your industry, with hands-on strategic, operational, financial, functional, and technological proficiency.