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The founders of The INCUS Group, Murray Leipzig and Jerry Lee have led, advocated and mediated for all physician practice stakeholders: practicing physicians, hospital administration, medical school deans, payors, and PHOs. Their unique expertise builds on a commitment to total quality management and a drive to develop continuously improving physician practices.

Murray Leipzig

Mr. Leipzig is a seasoned health care administrator with more than 30 years of exceptional performance in physician practice management. Other areas of health care expertise include: hospital turnarounds; mergers, acquisitions & joint ventures; quality improvement & operational efficiencies; occupational health services & workers' compensation health care delivery systems.

Prior to founding The INCUS Group, Mr. Leipzig served in various senior leadership roles including: Chief Operating Officer of MacNeal Health Network (western suburban Chicago); President & CEO of MetroWest Health (Massachusetts's 6th largest health system); Chief Operating Officer Providence Hospital (Southfield, Michigan); and Executive Vice President of Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center (Chicago, Illinois).

His recent accomplishments include:

  • Improving operating margins for physician practices by over $5 million dollars.

  • Growing occupational health market share to 70% penetration.

  • Growing hospital /specialist spin off business by over $2 million in revenue.

  • Implementing TQI processes to reduce operating expenses by $6 million per year- earning the institution a reputation as one of Chicago's most cost-effective institutions.

Other career highlights include leadership roles with Prince George's General Hospital (Cheverly, Maryland), The Institute for the Study of Health & Society and Ryan Advisors (both located in Washington DC.)

Mr. Leipzig is a Fellow of the American College of Health Care Executives. Additionally, he has been a visiting lecturer on Healthcare Management at Harvard's School of Public Health. He earned his Master's of Business Administration in Health Care Administration from George Washington University (Washington DC) and his Bachelor's degree from Syracuse University (Syracuse, New York.)

Jerry Lee

Mr. Lee is a health care veteran with more than three decades of experience in labor relations, human resources, practice management, physician recruitment, compensation, training, and staff development. His career is hallmarked by the development of exceptional health care human resource operations with stellar staff recruitment, retention and development functions.

Prior to founding The Incus Group, Mr. Lee served in various senior leadership roles including: Vice President of Marketing, Public Relations & Human Resources for Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Chicago, Illinois); Vice President of Human Resources for MacNeal Health Network (western suburban Chicago); Vice President of Human Relations at E.W.Sparrow Hospital (Lansing, Michigan)
Highlights of his career include:

  • Designing and implementing a performance-based compensation plan for all of the hospital's 4000 employees.

  • De-certifying the largest health care union bargaining group in the history of the National Labor Relations Board; Maintaining a union-free environment for 20 years.

  • Recruiting 155 physicians to primary & specialty care network - earning the institution national recognition by JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Society) as "The Fastest Growing Hospital in the United States."

  • Shared executive responsibility with Mr. Leipzig for the development, operational management, physician recruitment/compensation, staff development and financial success of a primary & specialty network- a system comprised of 31 freestanding sites and more than 100 physicians throughout metropolitan Chicago.

Other career highlights include labor relations experience with Ford Motor Company.
Mr. Lee is the past chairman of the Board for the RML Specialty Hospital in Hinsdale, Illinois. His academic background consists of two Bachelor's degrees----one in general management from Eastern Michigan University and the other in human resources from Ohio State University.

 

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