Ensemble has announced the appointment of Jackie Lundblad as the company’s new vice president of strategic planning. Lundblad, who has more than 30 years of progressive experience in the healthcare industry as a consultant and hospital executive, will serve as an asset to the company, building on their healthcare expertise, Ensemble states.

“I am excited about joining the Ensemble team and look forward to helping the company reach their future goals and vision,” said Lundblad. “Ensemble is a well-known company within the healthcare industry and I’m honored to be part of a team with such a great reputation.”

Lundblad’s background includes a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Bucknell University and a Masters in Health Administration from Duke University. She most recently managed the strategic planning department for a vertically integrated health system, focusing on the development of strategies for expanding and differentiating the system in a rapidly growing and highly competitive area.

“We’re excited to have Jackie on board in order to help us use the key organizational levers of strategy structure, operations, revenue and cost management to achieve success,” said Randy McGrane, managing director, CEO of Ensemble.

Prior to joining Ensemble Real Estate Solutions, Lundblad served as Vice President for Sun Health Corporation in Sun City, Arizona where she was responsible for guiding the future strategic direction and at Delaware’s duPont Hospital for Children as Assistant to the Medical Director where she was integrally involved in expanding duPont from pediatric orthopedics to full-service pediatrics, including primary care.

At Ensemble, Jackie will be responsible for overseeing the vision and strategy development as well as business planning activities involving clinical program development/evaluation, and the development of medical office buildings and senior living communities. Her role at the company will also include developing and managing physician alignment strategies, providing contract negotiation expertise, and guiding clients through the complexities of healthcare reform strategies.