Allen C Abramson, SPHR
Kissimmee, Florida 32835
Home ***- *** – 6054
Cell 201 – 314 - 5365
** ***** ** ****/********** and teacher. Recruit physicians, scientists, nurses, managers, and researchers. Knowledge expert in developing compensation and retention programs for c-suite level executive programs, academic medical centers and higher education institutions. Maintain a large network of c-suite level executives throughout the nation in Academic Medical Centers, Physician Practices and Collaborative, Hospitals and Medical Schools.
Throughout my career I have consistently exceeded productivity goals, creating opportunities and developing and launching successful initiatives. I am a highly effective leader, communicator, and motivator with proven skills to solve complex issues. I am a strong contributor to team dynamics and collaboration with key partners in an organizational setting.
Strong knowledge of Organizational Development and Training
Retention Specialist using Early Intervention Methodology
Fluent with Federal and State Employment Regulations
Imaginative Recruiter of Professional and Administrative Staff
Resourceful Healthcare Compensation Analyst including MD’s, Nurses, and Researchers
Strong Knowledge of Federal, State, and Grant Compliance
Taught at several universities and teaching hospitals
C-Suite Consultant on Vision, Values, and Making a Contribution to the Bottom Line through talent management
1993 – Present President
Abramson Consultants, LLC.
Teaching Positions in Healthcare HR & Labor Relations:
Columbia University Master’s Program
Johns Hopkins Nursing School
Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Hahnemann Hospital and School of Medicine (Drexel University),Philadelphia, PA
West Penn Allegheny Health System, Pittsburgh,
Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C. University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ University of Central Florida Medical School, Orlando, FL Louisiana State Medical School and Hospital, Shreveport, LA Wayne State University School of Medicine and Medical Center, Detroit, MI Professional Accomplishments
Created a recruitment and retention plan and budget for new Medical College at the University of Central Florida from 2007-2012 including recruiting 80 medical faculty members and 120 staff for a clinical practice. Faculty retention rate exceeded goal with 99% retention after five years.
Led three Medical Schools thru all four parts of the LCME accreditation process for licensing.
Executed the incorporation of over 300 private physician practices into academic and tertiary healthcare systems.
Successfully negotiated over 30 labor contracts on budget and on time, including 1199 SEIU, Teamsters, Communications Workers of America, and first responder unions.
8 institutions that employed in excess of 15,000 employees – Successfully reversed a constant increase in health care and drug prescription costs by analyzing the five most expensive illnesses and liberal prescription writing by physicians, and implemented better wellness/pre-natal programs with cooperation from physicians, reduced cost increases from 12% to 6% across the board resulting in an average savings of $7.5MM per year.
Successful at creating short-term labor agreements (90 days) in 12 institutions to determine retention of employees with poor work history.
Successful at three Academic Medical Centers at parachuting in to complete three open contract negotiations with AAUP. Each successfully providing significant cost savings to the institutions and exceeding established benchmarks.
Created a portable education program being utilized at 23 Medical Centers currently that encourage employees to elevate their own knowledge through GED, in-house allied health schools, and partnerships with local educational institutions.
Knowledge expert with HRIS systems and have completed 11 HRIS system conversions with my clients.
Consistently identified and implemented health care savings and outsourced pension plans that have saved my clients over $65MM in the last 15 years.
Engaged by several Academic Medical Centers to streamline HR budgets to support significant public bond offerings. ($390MM West Penn Allegheny Health System)
Retained to assist in reducing costs at public, private, and non-profit academic medical institutions by outsourcing dietary, facilities management, housekeeping, and environmental systems under new ownership – primarily non-profit.
Certification: SPHR Lifetime
Education: Indiana University, Bachelor of Arts
Military Service: 1st Lieutenant, United States Army (Honorable Discharge) Reference: Deborah German MD VP/Dean College of Medicine UCF 3