Hal Sadowy, PhD is President and CEO of Balance Accountable Care Network (BACN) DBA Balance ACO, located in New York City, NY. Dr. Sadowy is also President of Premier Healthcare Advisors, Carmel, IN a specialized healthcare consultancy. He has extensive leadership experience a CEO for a number of diverse healthcare enterprises—including physician organizations, Medicare, Medicaid and commercial health plans a major revenue cycle management company, a publicly-traded Disease Management Company and a full-service healthcare marketing company. For many years he served as the national IPA expert for Dorland. He was a hospital executive in Phoenix and California and frequent speaker for the AHA. He was an executive with IBM after working at Baxter International as head of implementation for their Disease Management Company— RMS. He also worked for Yale University as a member of the DRG workgroup and the Connecticut Medical Society as Field Director of Research. Dr. Sadowy has two MS degrees, one in public administration & city planning and the other in research and statistics. He earned his PhD from the University of Connecticut with specialty expertise in healthcare management, health economics and health law. He is the author of over 200 papers published in professional and peer-reviewed journals. He is a frequent speaker at national conferences as well as a facilitator for Board Retreats. He has pursued continuing education and professional development at Yale University, Harvard, Duke and Washington University. He is a Professor at various Universities including ASU and Indiana Wesleyan. He has been Chairman of the Mathematics and Health Administration Programs, University of Phoenix. He earned the level of Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is an Alumni of Valley Leadership, Phoenix, Arizona.