Dr. Andrea Soltau
Dr. Andrea Soltau is a visionary leader with repeated success guiding sizeable, multidisciplinary healthcare teams in the design and launch of leading-edge patient care and business solutions. She is noted for having talent for developing and implementing strategic operational plans that drive efficiency and advance patient experience. Dr. Soltau is an expert presenter, negotiator, practice manager and owner, educator, and trainer; able to forge key relationships with internal and external partners and build consensus across multiple organizational levels. She is proficient in offering advanced training, building diverse healthcare teams and workforce competencies, and incorporating academic, administrative and clinical experiences to guide organizational growth and performance maximization. Dr. Soltau also has extensive experience in government programs.
Her career experience includes Manager, Clinical Care Management Support Center (2005 to 2010) - providing innovative leadership for multidisciplinary team in planning, organizing, and directing all aspects of integrated care for 788-Acute Care facility; established advanced care expectations, increased staff proficiencies, and developed high-achieving teams that often surpassed organization goals and effectively utilized resources. Director, Clinical Operations and Service Line (2010 to 2015) - administering comprehensive oversight of all hospital system activities from admission to discharge. Held concurrent responsibility for improvements in customer satisfaction while facilitating new policies and procedures and guiding fiscal contracts and management, operational strategy, and employee performance. Vice President of Strategic and Clinical Operations (2008 to 2017) - which managed end-to-end business and clinical operations for Primary Care practice, including performance goals, regulatory compliance, operational planning, talent acquisition, budget administration, and more. Additionally built numerous internal governance committees to advance operational efficiency. New Directions Behavioral Health: Regional Clinical Director (2015 to 5/2021) - directing a 25-member team in all facets of statewide operations in behavioral health sector for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana and Lumeris, Medicare. Tasked with operational excellence and growth initiatives, service optimization, contracting and new revenue generation. Offer data-driven expertise to inform business goals and expansion objectives. Division Director, Quality and Risk, Kindred Behavioral Health/LifePoint Healthcare (5/2021 to present) - functioning in Accreditation, fiscal and Risk mitigation focused. Care linkage, transition, and whole person-centered care coordination.