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Sophie Barberich Ward joined Day Health Strategies as an affiliate in October of 2018. Prior to consulting, Sophie was the Executive Director of Tufts Medical Center Community Care, a community-based primary care medical group affiliated with Tufts Medical Center that she helped grow from its nascence. As Senior Consultant, she brings to Day Health Strategies an extensive knowledge base in the healthcare provider space where she has a proven track-record of designing, building and managing contemporary, patient-centered medical practices. Sophie is expert in healthcare strategy development, operations management, process & quality improvement and program development. She also has experience designing and implementing provider compensation models aligned with the shift from volume to value. Her true passion is people and all things relational, and as such, Sophie has a particular interest in organizational effectiveness, change management and culture alignment. Sophie has a reputation for being a strong, influential leader in highly-matrixed organizations who consistently drives to desired business results and ensures strategic priorities are met. Previously, Sophie worked as a qualitative researcher performing domestic and international research for healthcare delivery systems, pharmaceutical companies and health insurance organizations.
Sophie holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Masters degree in Public Health from Boston University’s School of Public Health, where she concentrated in Health Policy & Management. Sophie also sits on Boston University’s School of Public Health’s Education Advisory Board.
Sophie lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts with her husband and two children. In her free time Sophie loves to be active with family and friends, travel, indulge her Francophile interests, eat good food and most importantly, enjoy her two young sons and their endless humor.