Don B head shotDonald G. Bellefeuille, Healthcare Strategist and Director at NBBJ, a global architecture, planning and design firm, has over 30 years’ experience working with healthcare institutions in developing strategies and plans to solve issues, create value, and grow and improve business performance. His areas of healthcare knowledge include the acute, ambulatory, post-acute, home health, behavioral health and physician sectors, as well as marketing and public affairs.

Working with highly cross-functional teams at NBBJ, Donald’s expertise encompasses strategic planning and analysis, business development, service line and program analysis, population health planning and community health needs assessments.

Author of The StratEx Crossroad: Where Healthcare Strategy and Execution Meet, a blog dedicated to advancing the healthcare strategy profession as it adapts to the faster pace of change in the new era of healthcare reform, Donald believes that great healthcare strategy is by design. As such, it should be intentional and cohesive in its purpose, with the flexibility to succeed in the new era of health reform.

Donald received a Master of Urban Affairs (concentration in health planning) from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

His professional affiliations include the New England Society for Health Care Strategy – Board Member; the Society for Health Care Strategy and Market Development – Annual Conference Planning Committee, Co-Track Leader: 2008-2011; and the Association for Strategic Planning.