Ashlyn Knaur

Ashlyn Knaur, MSHA, MBA

Senior Consultant Strategy


Ashlyn brings eight years of healthcare experience to her role at QHR. While her previous professional roles have centered around physician group development and physician practice management, she is excited to apply her experience in outpatient settings to her new focus of hospital and health system strategic planning. Ashlyn is passionate about optimizing patient experiences and leveraging data and technology solutions to help healthcare organizations provide the best possible service to their patients.

As a Senior Consultant with the Strategy team, Ashlyn provides QHR’s clients with consulting services focused on strategic planning with the goal of preserving and improving healthcare services for patients in rural communities.

Ashlyn is a bookworm, and in her spare time she enjoys hosting a monthly book club with her friends and family. Over the years, she has gathered a library of more than 400 books. Although her very favorite book, "Wuthering Heights", has not changed since she first read it in high school.


  • SportsMED Orthopedic Surgery and Spine Center
    Director of Operations
  • The Advisory Board Company
    Medical Group Advisor
  • Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
    Business Manager


  • Master of Science (MS), Health/Health Care Administration/Management
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Bachelor of Science, Health Services Administration
    Auburn University