Neil Baker

Neil Baker Consulting and Coaching

Neil Baker, M.D., helps healthcare leaders identify and remove barriers to improvement and innovation by linking results, relationships and culture in their actions moment-to-moment in the midst of daily work.

He is adept at assisting leaders in using any work situation, even the most complex and difficult, as an opportunity to achieve immediate impact on quality of work relationships and on progress toward results. He has developed these approaches through more than 30 years as an organizational leader, speaker, consultant and coach. His clients have included the Peterson Center on Healthcare, Health Quality Partners, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and the Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care.

His experience includes serving as faculty and improvement advisor over 17 years for multiple initiatives for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement in Boston, MA; medical director of Clinical Improvement at Group Health Cooperative (now part of the Kaiser system) in Seattle, WA; and associate professor of psychiatry and director of Psychiatric Inpatient Services at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. You can learn more on his website at

Interviewed by Moyez Jiwa


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