Edward J. McGrath

Managing Director
Strategic Advisory Services

Edward J. McGrath is a Managing Director at VMG Health based in the Chicago office. He specializes in physician relationships/partnerships strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, service-line planning and strategy, ambulatory care planning, physician compensation arrangements, and financial analyses.  McGrath’s client base includes large healthcare systems, academic medical centers, single-and multi-specialty physician group practices, and post acute/long term care organizations. Prior to joining VMG Health, McGrath was a partner at Health Care Futures. His background also includes nearly 12 years with KPMG where he spent the last 18 months of his KPMG career as a partner in the National Health Care Strategy Practice leading the Chicago healthcare advisory practice.

McGrath has bachelor’s degrees in accounting and in business administration from Augustana College.  He earned his master’s degree in health administration from St. Louis University.  He has been a member of various committees and boards including multiple hospital boards. McGrath currently serves on an advisory board for a collaboration of Catholic Women Religious.

Sector Experience

Ambulatory Surgery Centers
Behavioral Health
Physician Practices
Risk-Bearing Organizations & Health Plans
Post-Acute Care
Urgent Care & Freestanding EDs

Areas of Expertise

Mergers & Acquisitions
Growth Strategy & Development
Value-Based Care
Medical Group Positioning
Physician Compensation Design
Provider Needs Assessment
Managed Care
Financial Due Diligence
Management & Administration Agreements