Zubair Ansari, MHA

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Executive Director

Zubair Ansari serves as Executive Director of the Cancer Support Community in Washington, D.C., where he and his team are embarking on developing a Cancer Support Community center in the Mid-Atlantic offering free support program services to anyone impacted by cancer in the region. He has more than 20 years of hospital operations, nonprofit, performance improvement, and strategic healthcare leadership experience. His extensive healthcare portfolio includes leadership roles in some of the nation's top hospitals based on U.S News and World Report rankings. Previously, he has held senior leadership roles at Johns Hopkins Medicine, Kaiser Permanente, and most recently, Luminis Health.

While at Luminis Health, Zubair transformed the consumer experience by implementing new systems benefiting physicians, administrative staff, and patients. He built employee-led teams for various parts of the healthcare spectrum including medical coding, customer service, patient accounts, and revenue integrity business intelligence.  Zubair led the international patient financial services division at Johns Hopkins Medicine headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland. At Johns Hopkins Medicine, Zubair helped redesign the access, patient accounts, and quality assurance space of the revenue cycle. With affiliates across multiple continents, he sustained strategic partnerships with foreign payer groups and embassies. Zubair was a Financial Consultant and the Head of Business Advisory for King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (KFSHRC) based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Zubair has presented extensively on topics of consumer-driven healthcare and how to improve outcomes for healthcare markets throughout the United States, Canada, Africa, and the Middle East. Zubair is the founder of MEHFEx (Middle East Health Care Finance Executive Forum) and served on the boards of the United States Revenue Cycle Improvement Task Force (RCI) Healthcare Finance Institute (HFI), and the National Association of Healthcare Access Management (NAHAM), and currently serves on the Alumni Board of Directors for his alma mater Augustana College.

Zubair speaks four languages, is a trained LEAN Six Sigma Black Belt, and completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology at Augustana College and his Master of Science in Healthcare Administration at the University of St. Francis – both in Illinois.