Clare Kelley


Senior Consultant

Senior Consultant

Clare is an experienced healthcare consultant providing vision, direction, and leadership in Stroudwater’s Affiliations & Partnerships, Physician, and Strategy practices, to help ensure sustainable access to healthcare for all communities. Her recent work includes educating larger not-for-profit medical centers on the value of small Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs); developing and evaluating a risk analysis for an independent short-term acute care center; affiliating small Critical Access Hospitals with larger University Medical Centers; advising CAHs on clinic operations and physician need; developing a joint venture for an Ambulatory Surgery Center between a not-for-profit hospital and a physician specialty group;  creating and implementing strategic plans for CAHs; and evaluating financial proformas for new hospital facilities.

Before joining Stroudwater, Clare interned at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice; there, she researched and reported on the numerous international representations of healthcare variation. In a similar role at the not-for-profit Partners in Health, Clare assisted in making healthcare facility maps for major sites and analyzing data to aid in the decision-making behind new facility sites. She has created base maps of healthcare facilities in Haiti, Rwanda, and Malawi to be distributed to citizens and presented to organizations.

In her spare time, Clare enjoys soccer, skiing, kayaking or anything active outdoors.

Clare earned her Masters of Public Health from The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. She holds a B. A in Geography from Middlebury College and is a member of the Association of American Geographers.

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