Kevin Nortrup graduated summa cum laude from the University of Illinois in Computer Engineering. He holds a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSSGB), is a Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP), and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Indiana chapter of the Institute for Industrial and Systems Engineering (IISE). Kevin is a registered mediator in the State of Indiana, a Fellow of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (FHIMSS), a Diplomate of the Society for Health Systems (DSHS), and the former chair of the Enterprise Systems Working Group of the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE). For his application of systems-thinking and systems-engineering to management-engineering and process-improvement (ME/PI) in healthcare, Kevin received the 2018 SHS/HIMSS Excellence in Healthcare Management-Engineering/Process-Improvement Award.

As Principal at Sugar Creek Solutions, Kevin researches, practices, and champions a transdisciplinary approach to improving the effectiveness, efficiency, experience, and results of organizations, partnerships, and similar purposeful human collaborations — recognizing them as “artificial life-forms” whose health is best facilitated by restoration and cultivation of inherent wellness, not by episodic imposition of external remediation.

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