Sg2 Welcomes Consulting Principals Melissa Threlkeld, MHA, FACHE, and Heidi Pandya, MSHA

Sg2, a Vizient company, is pleased to announce the addition of Melissa Threlkeld, MHA, FACHE, and Heidi Pandya, MSHA, as principals within its consulting practice.

“We are thrilled to be adding Ms Threlkeld and Ms Pandya to the Sg2 team,” says Sg2 senior vice president John Becker. “They bring a wealth of experience successfully driving growth for provider organizations in a variety of markets and in roles across strategy, operations and finance. We are excited for how they will help our members achieve their strategic growth goals.”

Melissa Threlkeld, MHA, FACHE, has over 20 years of experience in health care, serving in leadership roles across strategy, operations and consulting. Most recently, Ms Threlkeld served as regional vice president, oncology, for Sarah Cannon at Medical City Healthcare (HCA North Texas) in Dallas, TX. While there, she set the vision for and led the development of a system-wide strategy for the largest oncology program in HCA Healthcare. Ms Threlkeld also collaborated with hospital leaders on the execution of tactical plans that exceeded contribution margin, volume and market share growth targets. Prior to serving at HCA/Sarah Cannon, Ms Threlkeld served in leadership roles at Cardinal Health, working with large integrated delivery networks and academic medical centers, as well as at St Luke’s Episcopal Hospital and MD Anderson Cancer Center. Ms Threlkeld is board certified in health care management as a Fellow (FACHE) in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Heidi Pandya, MSHA, brings nearly 20 years of health care provider and professional service experience to Sg2. Most recently, Ms Pandya served as vice president, strategic planning, at Medical City Healthcare (HCA North Texas) where she successfully led the North Texas division and facility executives through annual development of strategic plans, exceeding annual goals for each of the past five years. Prior to HCA, she served as a director in the strategic transformation practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers where she structured and led cross-functional operational teams that implemented strategies and operational improvement for multibillion-dollar health care organizations. Ms Pandya also serves as faculty in the Department of Health Care Administration at her alma mater, Trinity University in San Antonio, TX.

About Sg2
Sg2, a Vizient company, revolutionized the understanding of future health care demand with the introduction of the Impact of Change® forecast in 2001. Today, Sg2 is the health care industry’s leading strategic growth advisor, helping organizations solve for the challenge of achieving smart growth by leveraging our unique combination of insights, expertise and analytics.

Headquartered in Skokie, IL, Sg2 serves health care providers across the spectrum, including integrated delivery networks, academic medical centers, independent community hospitals and life sciences companies. Learn more about Sg2 at

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