Why Ovation Healthcare

We Are Ovation Healthcare

Ovation Healthcare is the premier provider of shared services services to independent hospitals, health systems and their leadership across the nation. For the past 40 years, we have helped hundreds of hospitals with financial performance, purchasing and supplies, workforce and advisory solutions, and executive management services.

Why Choose Us?

Hospitals choose Ovation Healthcare because:

Financial Leverage – We seek opportunities to reduce upfront costs by utilizing fee structures that reflect the savings we find and implement. We strategically invest in services and products to be shared across the entire Ovation Healthcare network.
Operational Mindset – Our associates and leaders have worked in facilities just like yours. We have captured our collective experience and pragmatic approach in a series of tools and processes that are proven to deliver tangible results.
Community Vision – We convene a network of like-minded individuals committed to keeping care local and vibrant through curated education and opportunities for collaboration.

What our clients say

Learn how we exceed our partners’ expectations by improving financial performance and quality of care, supporting board members and more.

What our clients say

Learn how we exceed our partners’ expectations by improving financial performance and quality of care, supporting board members and more.

Who We Serve

We are partnered with 220+ hospitals and health systems in 42 states with more than $15 billion in net patient revenue.

We serve everyone from the smallest of community hospitals to large multi-hospital health systems. We see hospitals as the lifeline to the health and economic wellness of the towns and cities they serve. We recognize these hospitals and health systems have the desire to collaborate with like-minded professionals that band together for common goals while maintaining their independence.

Compared to peer hospitals, Ovation Healthcare hospitals have:


Ovation Healthcare’s executive leadership team averages 25+ years of healthcare experience and oversees a team of more than 500 employees dedicated to your success.

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Shelley Riser, MSHA, BSN, RN

Chief Clinical Officer

Shelley has dedicated her 25+ year career to helping healthcare organizations ensure strategic alignment and operational excellence across leadership, population health, behavioral health, reporting and operations. She has held executive leadership roles and led cross-functional teams, ensuring alignment of people, processes, and systems, while fostering workplaces of accountability, diversity, and transparency. Shelley has also been instrumental in the creation and delivery of new service lines and programs. She empowers the organizations she partners with to improve their patient, provider, and staff engagement, while increasing their community impact for long-term growth and success, cultivating a culture of learning and continual professional development.

Natalie Benner, MBA, BSN, RN

Associate Vice President, Digital Health

Natalie brings over 25 years of clinical leadership experience specializing in population health, case management, digital health and home care. At Ovation Healthcare, she is focused on driving solutions and partnerships that are critical to helping clients maintain independence, gain revenue and promote outcomes to best impact lives in their communities. She uses analytics to improve clinical workflows and operations and develops programs to support care transformation. Natalie is a collaborative leader and strives for team success while fostering an innovative environment and supporting professional growth and development.

Kristine Keefer Wolff, DNP, RN, NEA-BC

Senior Vice President, Clinical Solutions

Dr. Kristine Keefer Wolff has 25+ years of system and business unit level health care experience with a history of creating and improving workplace culture, employee engagement and patient outcomes. She is a transformational leader, skilled at relationship building with internal and external partners. Kristine is board certified from the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Nurse Executive-Advanced and is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the American Organization of Nurse Leaders.