Blake Seitz

Vice President, Strategy

QHR Health

Blake brings nearly 20 years of healthcare experience in both consulting firms and healthcare systems. Blake has worked as a consultant on the assessment of markets and development of sustainable strategic direction for a variety of hospitals and healthcare organizations. Blake has led initiatives both as a consultant and internal health system leader to accomplish enterprise-wide, facility specific, and service line strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, affiliations, partnership development and implementation, capital project prioritization, ambulatory planning, hospital-physician alignment, physician network planning, and community health needs assessments. Blake’s background in data and analytics helps him in developing data driven solutions to meet unique client needs.

Areas of Expertise

  • Strategy
  • Strategic Affiliation
  • Network Development
  • Acquisitions
  • Business Development
  • Ambulatory Planning
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Data Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Process Improvement

Previous Experience

  • Associate Director, Strategy and Innovation
  • Director, Strategy
    Sentara Healthcare
  • Manager, Strategy and Marketing
    QHR Health
  • Client Services Manager, Planning/Marketing
    Truven Health
  • Manager, Business Development University of Virginia Medical Center
    Planning Advisor
  • Carilion Clinic
    Senior Workforce Analyst UnitedHealth Group


  • MBA
    Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
  • BBA
    Roanoke College, Salem, VA