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About Ni2 Health

Ni2 was formed to help solve the unprecedented and escalating financial pressure on community hospitals and healthcare organizations.

We specialize in identifying new high leverage opportunities to improve financial performance in areas your team has already looked. We also provide the execution leadership and support (Performance Insourced) to ensure that opportunity identified becomes real bottom line improvement.

Our Mission

Healthcare executives face increasingly difficult decisions every day. Our goal is to help make a few of those decisions a lot easier.

Leadership

Ron Kero
Ron KeroPrincipal & Chief Executive
Prior to forming Ni2 Health in 2016, Ron was Vice President Shared Solutions for Vizient, with accountability for developing and/or managing innovative shared services programs and business assets, focused primarily in the areas of revenue cycle services, insurance & employee benefits, energy, & select operating efficiencies. Within each of these areas, his team was accountable for establishing enterprise strategy and managing the development of a comprehensive portfolio of programs which leveraged hospitals working together to create compelling value beyond what individual organizations could realize on their own.

Ron has thirty years of wide ranging healthcare management, consulting, operational, and new venture startup experience. His experience includes executive positions in hospital systems, ASC & physician practice management, consulting, new ventures, and business development. Prior to Vizient & VHA, Ron had full management accountability for two multi-specialty surgical groups with ASC’s, and was the founder of a consulting services company focusing on driving strategic alignment between medical centers and their specialty physician groups. Previously, Ron was also a co-founder of MedCath, with accountability for sales, business development, and financing activities, and was VP Business Development for Carolinas Healthcare System.

Ron holds a bachelors degree in Economics from the University of Puget Sound, located in Tacoma, Washington. He also holds an MBA degree from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

For interests, Ron continues his longstanding passion for playing competitive soccer and is a Seattle Sounders season ticket holder. He is also the owner of a tire & service store.

Jason Adams
Jason AdamsPrincipal & Chief Executive
Jason is accountable for leading all Ni2 revenue cycle services development & client services delivery. Prior to forming Ni2 Health in 2016, Jason served as the Chief Operations Officer for Resolution Consulting, Inc. Jason’s early career started in the clinical setting as a Paramedic for a busy metropolitan EMS Provider in the greater Boston area. Jason subsequently held many leadership roles within the hospital environment, including President of a subsidiary company, Vice President, Director and Manager in the areas of Emergency Services, Patient Access, Corporate Compliance, Patient Financial Services, Payer Contracting, Health Information Management, Coding and Financial Reporting as well as global revenue cycle for multi-billion dollar health systems. Jason has led many revenue cycle performance improvement engagements for clients’ nationwide. His experience is within all segments of healthcare from small critical access hospitals, free standing community hospitals, large IDNs and academic medical centers. A brief list of accomplishments include the following:
  • Accelerated over $25 million in cash within a 7 month engagement during a full HIS conversion engagement.
  • Facilitated a complete Revenue Cycle redesign for a $1.5 billion health system while increasing the organizations overall net to gross and decreasing the systems cost to collect from 1.8% to 1.6%.
  • Lead and facilitated numerous HIS {EPIC} Revenue Cycle Risk Mitigation initiatives for pre and post-live conversions.
  • Increased net yield for a critical access facility by greater than 3% in a 12 month period through process optimization while leveraging the clients current patient accounting platform.

Jason holds an MBA with a Healthcare Concentration from Rivier College Graduate School of Business. Jason is a Board Certified Healthcare Executive and a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.