Jon Yipp is a vice president at MDS with over 20 years of hospital operations, planning, finance, and business development experiences at several national and regional health care systems. He has led and participated in many complex engagements in hospital operational and process improvement, corporate turnaround, mergers/acquisitions, physician/hospital alignment development, strategic, business, and service line planning, as well as facility and master/space planning.


Prior to joining MDS, Mr. Yipp was an assistant hospital administrator of operations at Kaiser Permanente in Los Angeles, and was responsible for all non-clinical inpatient and outpatient departments of a 305-bed hospital and seven off-campus, multispecialty medical offices. Mr. Yipp also previously held positions as the director of planning and operations improvement at the Kaiser Permanente Southern California regional offices, and senior consultant in operations improvement and strategy consulting for the company’s corporate office. Prior to Kaiser, Mr. Yipp held various roles at the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and a few community-based organizations.


He received his MPH, with a concentration in Health Services Policy and Management, as well as a bachelor’s degree from UCLA.


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