Arkansas State University (A-State) contracted with Tripp Umbach to analyze the feasibility of developing a new college of osteopathic medicine in Jonesboro, Arkansas.
Tripp Umbach has helped develop and implement more than 50 medical and health science education programs throughout the United States
Tripp Umbach is an established national leader in providing feasibility studies and business plans for health science universities, academic medical centers, health systems, new and/or expanding medical schools, and communities that wish to develop and expand both undergraduate (UME) and graduate medical education (GME).
FEASIBILITY CONSULTING SPECIALTIES
MEDICAL SCHOOLS AND HEALTH SCIENCE PROGRAMS
Tripp Umbach has conducted in-depth feasibility analyses for a wide variety of institutions and clients throughout the United States and internationally. Clients have included: more than 30 new or expanding medical schools (both allopathic and osteopathic), numerous statewide partnerships, statewide and regional business plans for expanding graduate medical education (GME), and feasibility studies for establishing physician assistant, physical therapy, pharmacy, optometry, and dental programs. For a closer look, read about our study with The University of Evansville Physician Assistant Program or the Carle Illinois College of Medicine.
Tripp Umbach assists medical schools in completing and submitting all materials necessary for new or continuing accreditation with the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA). We have worked closely with clients to develop all standards of accreditation including coordinating curriculum planning, governance structures, financial pro formas, and clinical education planning. Some of our most recent clients include: NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine on the Jonesboro campus of Arkansas State University.
HEALTH SYSTEMS AND COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER
With experience with more than 500 hospitals and health systems, Tripp Umbach is a nationally known resource for healthcare organizations that are contemplating adding new programs and services. Tripp Umbach has helped hundreds of hospitals and health systems evaluate, develop, and expand graduate medical education programs to meet the nation’s need for additional physicians. Read here about our study for the University of Evansville.
REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT
Tripp Umbach also conducts feasibility studies for real estate development projects. In particular, our consultants excel at projects and concepts where there are no comparative models. Examples include moving New Mexico away from its atomic roots to capitalize on tourism, creating a magnet for technology industry growth in Pittsburgh, and helping to create sustainable income for Pennsylvania farmers.
FEASIBILITY CASE STUDIES
Tripp Umbach’s feasibility study evaluated developing a master’s level Physician Assistant (PA) program, specifically to be sufficient in research, data analysis and insight to allow the University of Evansville to make an informed decision to proceed with development of a Physician’s Assistant program.
Tripp Umbach developed a comprehensive communications plan and public engagement economic development strategy designed to achieve the “highest and best” use for city-owned real estate in the downtown area of Richmond.
Tripp Umbach has worked closely with the Phoenix Biomedical campus to quantify the potential range of economic impact of the Phoenix Biomedical Campus on the State of Arizona, Maricopa County, and the City of Phoenix.
Tripp Umbach was retained to complete the comprehensive feasibility study for the expansion of the current two-year medical education program in Evansville to a full-scale four-year medical school and the formation of the Tri-State Regional Health Education Center.
The Florida State University College of Medicine and Florida Medical Practice Plan invited Tripp Umbach to conduct a detailed feasibility study focusing on the development of a faculty practice facility in Tallahassee, Florida.
Tripp Umbach was retained to conduct a feasibility assessment to determine an appropriate model for medical school development and to identify the costs, opportunities, and benefits of establishing a four-year medical education program in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois.