Black History Month: Carl L. Walters II

Carl L. Walters II is a former United States Naval Officer (Medical Service Corp; Hospital Administration trained) known and respected for his leadership acumen to re-engineering multi­million dollar integrated healthcare delivery systems. To date, Walters has re-engineered, stabilized and grown 12 multi-million dollar integrated healthcare delivery systems from the brink of complete collapse.
Carl L. Walters

His C-suite leadership assignments include a unique blend of For-Profit, Not-For-Profit and faith-based healthcare leadership roles.

His no-nonsense, disciplined trans formative leadership style is best utilized by organizations desiring to revitalize their system leadership teams; improve their operating margin, improve their revenue cycle metrics, improve their organizational revenue streams, diversify their  organizational revenue streams and/or to improve their organizational community confidence and/or corresponding marketshare. Mr. Walters prides himself on being a trans formative leader who operates with uncompromising integrity, character, honesty and transparency.
He has been recognized by community, State and Federal legislative officials for his operational re-engineering expertise as well as for his ongoing efforts to increase funding and corresponding access to high-quality, cost-effective medical services for our nation’s most vulnerable patient populations.
Walters commenced his career as a medical assistant working in a variety of skilled nursing facilities while he pursued his Bachelor’s Degree in Hospital Administration.
He also served as a biller/coder/collector at one of Utah’s largest specialty care provider groups. He then was competitively selected to serve as a United States Naval Officer; where he subsequently trained as a Hospital Administrator. While in the Navy, Walters was selected to command two medical units as a Junior Naval Officer.
After completing his three-year active duty obligation, Walters went on to successfully accept and serve in the following leadership roles, among others:
• Regional Provider Relations Director, Dental Benefit Providers
• Business Manager/Trauma Follow-Up Clinic Manager, Kaiser Permanente
• Director, Business Services/Admitting Services, Paracelsus Hospital
• Divisional Practice Administrator (Utah Division), HCA
• Divisional Administrator, Albertsons Health and Home (HME/DME Division)
• Director of Operations, Swope Parkway Health System
• Chief Operating Officer, St. Louis ConnectCare
• Chief Executive Officer, Columbus Neighborhood Health System