Juan Manuel Montañez serves as a Senior Managing Director for FTI Consulting’s Health Solutions practice. Throughout his 30-year career, Mr. Montañez has driven improvements in operations and service delivery through the effective application of information technology and the optimization of organizational processes. Mr. Montañez has an extensive knowledge base that encompasses strategic planning, process and system analysis and engineering, cost-benefit and decision analysis, acquisition and contract management, project management and data analytics. In addition to his extensive consulting career, Mr. Montanez has held multiple director and manager-level positions in government and private sector organizations.
Mr. Montañez has led numerous engagements with organizations seeking to modernize their information systems, optimize their information technology governance and management functions and make data-driven decisions about information technology investments. In support of these projects, Mr. Montañez has developed and employed methodologies and tools designed to facilitate analysis, decision making and engagement with project stakeholders.
Prior to consulting, Mr. Montañez served as: Executive Consultant to the Chief Information Officer of the State of Georgia, Director of Strategic Research and Analysis for Georgia’s Department of Community Health, Director of Budget and Reimbursement for Southern Regional Health System and Manager of Information System Planning and Decision Support for PROMINA Health System.
Mr. Montañez holds an M.S. in management from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a B.S. in aeronautics and astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
- Accelerated the adoption of value-based care and payment models in the health care industry, including developing an IT capability maturity framework designed to assess an organization’s readiness to engage in value-based care and payment arrangements
- Established and optimized the operations of health insurance exchanges, helping to expand access to health care services by empowering consumers to make informed choices tailored to their needs and circumstances
- Achieved greater integration of health and human services, including by promoting greater information technology interoperability and facilitating the aggregation and enrichment of health and human services information, in turn enabling providers to target and engage consumers more effectively
- Helped IT and business process outsourcing solution providers and their funders and investors make informed decisions about where, when and how to deploy resources in support of their goals