AskMariaTodd™

Consultant. Author. Speaker. Trainer.

“I love solving problems or eliminating them and finding or creating solutions.  I inspire and support clients in their develop of innovative strategies.”

Maria Todd is an award-winning international management consultant, trainer, and author. She brings a fresh and practicable perspective on healthcare business administration, healthcare cost containment, and health travel business development.  The former CEO of Mercury Healthcare International, she holds more than 40 copyrights, is the author of 19 internationally-published books, holds several registered trademarks including one for a new term of art in healthcare, and a pending patent on new software inventions.

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Special Expertise

  • Healthcare Business Consulting
  • Contract Analysis & Negotiation
  • Medical Travel Operations
  • Medical Tourism Destination Development
  • ASC Administration
  • Healthcare Cost Containment for Employers
  • Former HMO Provider Contracting Mgr
  • Former TPA Owner
  • Former OR Nurse
  • Former Firefighter-EMT
  • Health Law Paralegal
  • Google-certified in Digital Marketing
  • FEMA-certified in Healthcare Disaster Recovery
  • BLS / ACLS Current Certification
  • HFMA Follmer Bronze Award
  • HFMA Reeves Silver Award
  • HFMA Muncie Gold Award
  • HFMA Distinguished Speaker Award (x5)
  • Editorial Board: Several Publications
AT-A-GLANCE

Year Started in
Practice

1983

Accepting New Clients?

Yes

Home
Airport

St George, Utah
Airport: (SGU)

Passport

USA

Client
Types

  • Hospitals
  • ASCs
  • Physician Groups
  • Concierge  & DPC Physicians
  • Labs
  • Imaging Providers
  • Investors
  • Attorneys
  • Self-Insured Employers
  • Government Agencies
  • Hotels & Resorts
  • Pharma
  • Medical Device, and
  • Insurers

Intellectual Property
Rights

20 Books published
3 Software programs
2 Trademark registrations
Patents pending

International
Recognition

  • Academician – Ukrainian Academy of Health & Human Rehabilitation
  • Lifetime Achievement Awards – Medical Tourism

Language
Fluencies

English

SERVICES OFFERED

Reimbursement & Contracting

Clinic – Physician Consulting

Investors, Tech & Pharma

  • SME Market Insights
  • Market Penetration
  • Product & Program Evaluation
  • Payor Contracts Strategy
  • Payor Contracts Negotiation
  • Brand Development
  • Brand Audits
  • Mystery Shopping
  • Business Plan Review
  • Concept & Prototype Evaluation / Verification
  • Red Teaming / FMEA

Training & Professional Development

  • Master Class Workshops
  • Seminars
  • Webinars
  • Onsite Training
  • Private Coaching
  • Sales Team Training & Development
  • Association Events
  • Corporate Events & Retreat Workshops

Dispute Resolution

Provider-Employer Contracting

Guidance, tips and actionable insights to help benefits managers reduce their annual benefit spend while designing high-satisfaction benefit packages for employees.

Healthcare Marketing & Branding

Find Current Healthcare Business Books by Maria Todd on Amazon or order from your favorite retail or online booksellers.

CURRENT AFFILIATIONS

COMPANIES

  • AskMariaTodd™ (Principal)
  • St George Surgical Center, LLC (Director, Business Development)
  • SurgeryShopper.com (Chief Transformation Officer, SME)
  • Higowell (Shareholder, SME)

SOFTWARE PRODUCTS

  • Managed Care Contract Analyzer v2.0
  • Higowell Medical Tourism Marketplace
  • Higowell h-PriceBETA (Bundled surgery pricing calculator)
  • Surgery Price Comparison Tool v3.1
CONFIRMED SCHEDULED APPEARANCES

USA

26 October 2019 – Chicago – Becker’s ASC 26th Annual Meeting: The Business and Operations of ASCs Medical Travel Program Development for ASCs: Direct Contracts with Employers and Unions”

international

23 October 2019 – PanaSalud DEVELOPMENT OF THE MEDICAL TOURISM CLUSTER: From Individual Stakeholder to a National Medical Tourism Strategy”

A FEW PAST & CURRENT CLIENTS

GUNDERSEN HEALTH SYSTEM

SPECTRUM HEALTH SYSTEM

MAYO HEALTH SYSTEM

CLEVELAND CLINIC

CANCER TREATMENT CENTERS of AMERICA

HCA HEALTHCARE

UNIVERSAL HEALTH SYSTEM

BLESSING HEALTH SYSTEM

SIDRA MEDICAL CENTER
DOHA

CAMPUS BIO-MEDICO UNIVERSITY
ROME

CLINICA UNIVERSIDAD de NAVARRA
ESPAÑA

EL HOSPITAL UNIVERSITARIO AUSTRAL
BUENOS AIRES

PABLO TOBON URIBE HOSPITAL
MEDELLIN

MYRON CLINIC
TUNISIA

APOLLO HEALTH
INDIA

MADONNA HOSPITAL
NIGERIA

FŐNIX HEART HOSPITAL
HUNGARY

KYIV HEART CENTER
UKRAINE

MAHIDOL UNIVERSITY
BANGKOK