We’re THICK – Trusted, Hearty, Innovative, Committed, and Kaizen Who We Are

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.

Guided by over 25 years of industry experience through the healthcare transformation journey, our experts now share our passion by helping others. Our diverse team comes from all realms of medical, administrative, and educational expertise; together, we improve the industry to which we are dedicated, and most of all, the lives of the patients our work ultimately impacts. As senior strategists we pair innovative thinking with tried-and-true management and consulting skills. We pride ourselves on providing Integrated Solutions as a Service (ISaaS).

Our Purpose:

To link silos in the healthcare system and deliver integrated, innovative, effective, & continually-improved care delivery solutions; that preserve & save lives!

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

  • Nkem Okeke
  • Amanda Webb
  • Flavia Lanata
  • Jay Jelenke
  • Stephanie Sherwood
  • 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 THICKTrusted, 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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  • Amanda Webb

    Amanda Webb, BS, CCHW, MHA-c

    Role: Sr. Associate Director, Executive & Health Management

    Experience: 8+ years

    Favorite Quotes

    “Success isn’t about how your life looks to others. It’s about how it feels to you” – Michelle Obama

    Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Health Science, Coppin State University
    • Master of Health Administration, University of Maryland Global Campus (Expected Dec 2024)
    • Certifications: Certified Community Health Worker (CCHW), Diabetes Prevention Life Coach

    Core Values

    Knowledge, Compassion, Community

    Happy Place

    “Out to eat with my loved ones.”

    BIO

    Ms. Webb is a dedicated healthcare professional with a robust background spanning over 8 years in the healthcare industry. Her expertise extends across various domains, including hands-on patient care, proficient project leadership, business development, and the strategic management of community health initiatives tailored to address social determinants of health barriers.

    Ms. Webb excels in fostering meaningful relationships with community partners. Moreover, her influence is evident in providing exceptional program support for population health initiatives, with a special focus on optimizing outcomes for vulnerable populations.

    She is expected to complete her master’s in health administration by December 2024.

  • 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.