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Jimmy W. Burnett

Managing Director, Healthcare Operations Performance Alignment

Jimmy Burnett is managing director of healthcare operations performance alignment with Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Healthcare Resources Group. Jimmy helps hospitals and employed physician groups optimize supply chains, improve revenue cycle management, and implement integrated physician models.

Jimmy has more than 25 years of experience leading healthcare operational transformation. He is experienced in working with large, integrated healthcare delivery systems, both as a consultant and as a healthcare executive. His expertise includes driving operational efficiencies and growth, navigating integrated healthcare systems’ physician enterprise, and revenue cycle redesign and enhancement. Additionally, Jimmy’s clinical background as a registered nurse gives him an insider’s perspective on challenges healthcare organizations face.

Prior to joining the firm, Jimmy was a partner with a global management consulting firm, where he oversaw the physician enterprise solutions business unit. In this role, he led large multi-service line transformation projects, including operational improvement and revenue cycle initiatives. Jimmy has also previously served as a market leader of multi-service line alignment transformation projects for community and single-hospital systems.

Jimmy earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Lipscomb University as well as an Associate of Science in Nursing degree from Tennessee State University. He is a registered nurse in Tennessee and Minnesota.

Jimmy is a member of the Medical Group Management Association and the Healthcare Financial Management Association. He has been involved in corporate diversity initiatives for many years, including having served on the corporate diversity council for a global management consulting firm. He is also a member of The Woman’s Club of Minneapolis, where he serves on the board of directors as a member at large.

In recognition of Jimmy’s noteworthy accomplishments and outstanding service to his community, state, and nation, he was commissioned as a Kentucky Colonel, which is the highest title of honor bestowed by the governor of Kentucky.

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