Christopher Rumpf, MD

Senior Consultant
(717) 556-1021
280 Granite Run Drive, Suite 310
Lancaster, PA 17601

Christopher B. Rumpf, MD serves as Senior Consultant at Granite GRC Consulting. He brings over 35 years of successful implementation in healthcare management and quality initiatives to the firm’s clients. Dr. Rumpf has expertise in quality insurance data and quality insurance plans as well as developing and implementing risk mitigation efforts, quality initiatives, and working with clients on overall organizational improvement. Over the course of his career, he has worked for Capital Blue Cross, Aetna, and Valley Health System. He held positions such as medical director, vice president of medical affairs, senior vice president, and chief medical officer.

During the last five years, Dr. Rumpf served as the senior vice president and chief medical officer for Valley Health System where he was responsible for quality, patient satisfaction, and utilization management for six hospitals, their medical staffs, and a 120-member physician group. In this position, he assisted in practice valuation and negotiation in the process of buying practices. He implemented a high reliability process for the organization with the following components:

  • Safety calls, huddles, and rounds at all facilities
  • Expanded Lean resources with a dedicated team of management engineers to facilitate improvement projects
  • Strengthened leadership through development of Lean visual management systems including tiered huddle boards
  • Implemented a Human Factors Analysis process for serious safety events
  • Introduced TeamSTEPPS program

As president of the physician group, he helped improve the financial performance and implemented quality bundles with improvement in perfect care for diabetes from 18% to 29%, for hypertension from 43% to 59%, and prevention from 12% to 20%. He recruited 73 additional physicians and mid-level providers to Valley Health System in his last year and led the physician group in value-based contract engagement in bundled payments and a Medicare Shared Savings Program.

Earlier in his career, Dr. Rumpf conducted a full-time practice in internal medicine and geriatrics. As the managing partner, he implemented a computer system to manage A/R, billing, and scheduling.

  • CHI Physician Leadership Training Program – joint program with Harvard University
    • American College of Physician Executives
      Physician in Management I
      Physician in Management II
      Managing Physician Performance in Organizations
      Health Care Finance and Managerial Accounting
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital Center, Residency – Internal Medicine, 1982
  • Temple University School of Medicine, M.D., 1979
  • Temple University School of Medicine, Graduate Study in Immunochemistry, Health Sciences Center, 1975
  • Muhlenberg College, B.S., 1974
  • Medical Group Management Association
  • American College of Healthcare Executives
  • American College of Physician Executives
  • America Medical Association
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • New York Medical Society