Barbara M. Pitts is the national leader of the Heathcare Services group at PwC and works in the firm's Toronto office.
Barbara advises health service leaders in the design and implementation of new health systems and integrated service delivery models, in the improving of quality and operational performance, and in facilitating the effective commercialization of new technology. She has recently completed leading the first Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) health system planning project, as well as leading a project focused on establishing the vision and detailed implementation plan for the integration of four regional clinical programs in Mississauga Halton LHIN.
Prior to joining PwC, Barbara was the COO of Stage-Gate Inc. and held a faculty position at the Michael G. DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University. She holds a BA, a BEd and an MBA.
Barbara has co-authored three publications, including Health Care Transition: Implementing Multi-skilling into the Unionized Environment, for the International Association of Management. She has also delivered numerous presentations on topics such as implementing winning innovation programs, strategic performance management and leadership.