Jim Zelem is a former VP of Operations who transitioned to be an effective leader that coached many successful teams. Jim started his career as a simple factory worker who held many positions such as Industrial and Manufacturing Engineer as he worked his way up to VP. Jim currently resides in Madison, Wisconsin. He loves sports as he officiated high school football for 18 years. Jim still remains active as he volunteers for the Red Cross and the Senior Center. He enjoys walks in the woods, swimming and golf. Jim strongly believes that experience is a great teacher as it helped him throughout his career. He believes his experiences in leadership and teamwork can definitely help others. Jim created a blog site “urjustanumber.com” to share these experiences and has opened the blog site for others to tell their story as well. Additionally, Jim has written a book “Stepping Stones of Leadership” that lists some essential steps that he believes will guide you on becoming an effective leader. Every step is supported by stories of his own personal experiences. He is presently working on his next leadership book with more stepping stones.
Jim on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/jim-zelem-bab0963
Jim's Blog: urjustanumber.com
Jim's Book: urjustanumber.com/products-available
Dr. John Zelem is a Board-Certified general surgeon with more than 25 years of clinical experience, has transitioned out of clinical practice into Healthcare Executive Leadership. As a previous Vice-President, he has over 13 years of experience in compliance, utilization management/review, federal regulations, sales, account management, and many other aspects of healthcare. He has extensive experience in quality assessment and improvement, with emphasis on case management, physician and hospital executive education for a variety of topics including Medicare and Medicaid compliance and regulations, medical necessity, Recovery Audit Contractors, utilization review, denials management, and length of stay. He has attained a passion for improving physician documentation and has extensive experience in developing new and improving existing physician advisor programs. He has recently developed a revolutionary new concept utilizing a holistic approach to “Utilization Management 360”. He is now the President and Owner of Streamline Solutions Consulting, Inc. offering services to evaluate, and improve many of the above aspects of healthcare. In addition, Dr. Zelem is a renowned industry author who has published many books and is a well-known motivational speaker and presents often to professional and public/patient audiences on health and wellness, personal development, and leadership and success.
Dr. Zelem on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/john-zelem
Streamline Solutions Consulting: www.streamlinesolutionsconsulting.com
Utilization Management 360: www.streamlinesolutionsconsulting.com/utilization-management-360/
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