We are your trusted partner for value-based, person-centered healthcare solutions
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About Medicalincs

Medicalincs is a specialized healthcare advisory and management services firm that supports commercial and government health organizations. Our fully customized approach centers on providing our clients with all the tools they need to integrate sustainable healthcare delivery systems into their operations, install streamlined, cost-beneficial solutions, and create the educational infrastructure necessary to continuously evolve.

Our Mission

Fragmentation & Communication failures in the healthcare delivery system costs ~$2B annually & leads to several unfavorable health outcomes & organizational performance. Medicalincs’ mission is to link silos in the systems to deliver integrated, equitable, wholistic care delivery solutions; that preserve & save lives!

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Our Vision

To transform care delivery systems to better provide value-add, equitable services to communities!

Our Values

What makes us “THICK”

Trusted

We Perform at the SPEED of trust built on Integrity & Leadership

Hearty

We do our work with heart & Passion

Innovative

We seek new & creative ways to do our work

Committed

We stay the course & remain accountable

Kaizen

We continually improve on what we do & who we are

Our Approach

Each client is different. So is our approach. Our Approach

  • C-Level Consulting

    Decades of experience go into the advice we have to share

  • Workforce Development

    Training the entire staff to be on the same page

  • Triple Aim

    Systems that result in better care, better value, and better health

  • Planning & Implementation

    Our experts work in harmony with leadership, clinical, and business

  • Always Ahead

    We pride ourselves in always evolving in this complex industry

  • Multifaceted Approach

    Employing mixed methods to assess program outcomes and maximize ROI

Our Leadership

  • Nkem Okeke
  • Zoila Gonzales
  • Flavia Lanata
  • Jay Jelenke
  • Nkem Okeke

    Nkem Okeke, MD, MBA, MPH, MSPM

    Role: Chief Executive Officer & President

    Experience: 20+ years

    Favorite Quotes

    “Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” — SFoA.

    “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples.” — MT.

    Education

    • Triple-Master’s: Business Administration and Project Management (George Washington University, DC); Public Health (Tulane University, LA)
    • Doctor of Medicine: Nnamdi Azikiwe University, NGR
    • Fellowship: Clinical Data Analytics, Johns Hopkins University, MD
    • Certifications: Project Management (PMI); Lean Six Sigma (Johns Hopkins); Change Management (Prosci)

    Core Values

    What makes one THICK - Trusted, Hearty, Innovative, Committed, Kaizen

    Happy Place

    “When I'm "dancing" like no one's watching, and being present and not overwhelmed or consumed by others' expectations.”

    BIO

    Dr. Okeke is the President/CEO and Owner of Medicalincs. Currently, through Medicalincs, Dr. Okeke advises and supports healthcare leaders and organizations on strategic solutions to enhance implementation framework strategy, improve operational efficiencies and outcomes, and increase revenue volume/revenue streams.

    Collectively, she has spent two decades as a healthcare executive, advisor, physician, change management facilitator, and accomplished speaker and entrepreneur. During this time, she has delivered multi-million cost savings and improved population health outcomes. She has held several leadership positions, notably at Kaiser Permanente, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Johns Hopkins.

    She currently also serves as a senior advisor to the CEO at Priority Partners (Johns Hopkins Healthcare) on board priorities, a board member of Lasell Village, and a Maryland Health Care Commission Advisory Council member on Primary Care Transformation (appointed by the Maryland Secretary of Health).

    Dr. Okeke considers herself a “Value Creator” and is passionate about building leaders.

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  • Zoila Gonzales

    Zoila Gonzalez, Bsc Engr, MBA-c, PMP, LSS

    Role: Sr. Associate Director

    Experience: 15+ years

    Favorite Quotes

    "Perseverance and integrity are the keys to success."

    Education

    • Master of Business Administration, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School (Fall 2024)
    • Bachelor of Science, Systems Engineering, Peruvian Union University

    Core Values

    Integrity, Honesty, Humility, Perseverance

    Happy Place

    "In front of the beach"

    "Cooking"

    BIO

    Accomplished Project Management Professional (PMP), and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt with extensive experience in leading complex projects across business intelligence, data management, and web/software development fields. Demonstrated record of success in enhancing operational efficiency, driving digital transformation, and bolstering decision-making capabilities through strategic project delivery.

    Proficient in aligning project objectives with business goals and employing Agile, Waterfall, and Lean methodologies to ensure seamless execution. Innovative problem-solver with a strategic approach to technology consultation, consistently achieving significant improvements in platform usability and team productivity.

    Adept at fostering collaborative teams and maintaining robust client relationships, with demonstrated success in exceeding stakeholder expectations. Motivational leader capable of directing diverse teams towards achieving organizational objectives. Bilingual with fluency in English and Spanish.

  • Flavia Latana

    Flavia Lanata, BA

    Role: Assoc. Director, Human Resource & Compliance (Sr. Manager)

    Experience: 10+ years

    Favorite Quotes

    "Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you." Deuteronomy 31:6

    Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Human Sciences, Mayor in Psychology.

    Core Values

    Integrity, respect, honesty, humility.

    Happy Place

    “Outdoors”

    BIO

    Originally from Peru, Flavia brings over 15 years of combined HR experience, cultivated through diverse roles both in Peru and the US private sectors. Her extensive experience encompasses strategic HR management, talent acquisition and retention, organizational development, benefit management and payroll. With a robust background in HR and organizational psychology, Flavia excels in devising innovative solutions to complex workplace challenges, driving employee engagement, and fostering a culture of growth and collaboration.

    She is fully bilingual in both Spanish and English, offering a seamless communication and collaboration across multicultural environments. In her free time, Flavia loves cooking and finding healthy alternatives to family favorites. She also enjoys gardening and spending time outdoors with her family and her pet cat, Nick.

  • Jay Jelenke

    Jay Jelenke, MBA

    Role: Director of Finance

    Experience: 15+ years

    Favorite Quotes

    “The client’s interest is the center of everything we do.”

    Education

    • Master’s: Business Administration; NYU Stern School of Business
    • Master’s: Accounting and Internal Auditing: University of Maryland
    • Bachelor: Accounting; Lagos State University, Nigeria
    • Certifications: Value Management in Healthcare (Harvard Business School); Financial Modeling (Investment Banking Institute, New York)

    Core Values

    Highest Performance Culture, Integrity, Respect, Agility and Accountability, and Value-Driven

    Happy Place

    “My home!”

    BIO

    Mr. Jelenke is a business advisor and investment professional who has built a career in corporate finance, accounting, tax, and investment experience. As an expert business advisor, he has leveraged opportunities with small and mid-sized companies, improving profitability while saving firms millions.

    He has secured over $50 million in project financing and working capital for a number of organizations. He is the founder of a hybrid advisory firm that focuses on strategic partnerships. Previously, Mr. Jelenke served as senior managing principal at a boutique business and management consulting firm in the DC area.

    He is an avid volunteer for non-profit organizations and enjoys networking in the DC community.

  • Stephanie Sherwood

    Stephanie Sherwood, RN, BSN, CCM

    Role: Team Manager

    Experience: 9+ years as a Registered Nurse

    Favorite Quotes

    "Strive not to be of success, but rather to be of value." - Albert Einstein

    Education

    • Bachelors of Science in nursing accelerated into Masters program; CCMC- Case Manager Certification

    Core Values

    Integrity, Persistence, Perseverance, Advocacy and lifelong learning

    Happy Place

    “In nature, either at the beach with my toes in the sand, ocean waves and a beverage in hand or an amazing view with a hike”

    BIO

    Ms. Sherwood is a dedicated registered nurse with over a decade of experience across diverse healthcare settings. Her expertise spans Acute, Subacute, Home Health, Outpatient, and Long-term care, affording her a comprehensive understanding of patient needs and care methodologies.

    Currently, Ms. Sherwood thrives in her role as a Certified Case Manager, focusing on complex care and special needs populations. Her commitment to excellence is evident in her adept management of a dedicated team, where she fosters collaboration and innovation in healthcare delivery.