HDR Expands Healthcare Strategy Services Team

Three people have recently joined the firm’s Healthcare Strategy Services team. They will strengthen the team’s experience across the care continuum to mitigate risks and help clients grow and enhance business interests.

Mike Peters

Mike Peters, FACHE, CRA, CMC, is a senior healthcare consultant with extensive cancer center experience based in Tampa, Florida. With 25 years of experience in the healthcare field as an administrator/clinician/consultant and a certified Six Sigma Black Belt, Peters looks forward to working as part of an integrated team from strategy through design to deliver a truly human-centered healthcare experience.

“Infusing the ‘art of medicine’ in an innovative way into the business aspect of healthcare is what drives me to bring the patient and care providers together in a human-centric relationship, actively participating together to improve clinical and social outcomes,” Peters said.

Dan Bleyhl

Dan Bleyhl, FACHE, RN, has also recently joined the team as a senior health strategy consultant. A registered nurse, Bleyhl is based in Omaha, Nebraska, and has more than 30 years of experience, 25 of which have been in leadership positions. He is well-known for his skill in creating and implementing operational strategies in various clinical and healthcare organizations. 

“I’m excited about the opportunities ahead, working with healthcare clients to collaboratively develop transformational strategies that will meet the current and future needs of patients, families and healthcare providers,” Bleyhl said.

Viren Ahuja

Viren Ahuja, AIA, has joined our team as a consulting principal based in San Francisco, California. An accomplished strategic professional with nearly 25 years of experience in both healthcare and workplace environments, Ahuja works with clients to enhance performance of their built environments and to improve the health and wellness of the populations they serve. Previously, Ahuja was director of transition strategy at Stanford Health Care.

“It’s no secret that design solutions should be linked to the overall business strategies of a client,” Ahuja said. “I’m excited that this new position will enable me to combine innovative design thinking with the power of analytics to ask provocative questions.”