DALLAS, Texas — Rudolph Santacroce PE, CSSBB, PMP, DSHS has joined RTKL Dallas, Texas as a vice president. With over 20 years of engineering, Lean and Six-Sigma process improvement expertise, Santacroce is a recognized author and leader in the healthcare industry. In his new role, Santacroce will oversee the Predictive Analytics Group where he will advance RTKL’s ability to identify value-added impact for healthcare facilities and increase operating performance while improving patient outcomes.
“As an industrial engineer with extensive architectural and healthcare knowledge, Rudolph brings an unbridled match of skills that will serve to support and complement RTKL’s Performance-Driven Design initiative,” said RTKL Executive Vice President and Global Health Practice Leader Brad Barker. “With a proven track record of implementing operational excellence across various healthcare systems, Rudolph will be a great asset to the firm and our clients.”
Santacroce joins RTKL from CHRISTUS Health where he worked as a system director specializing in performance effectiveness. He has experience in planning and implementing methodologies to improve the operational and financial performance of healthcare organizations. More specifically, Santacroce has countless expertise in increasing operating room efficiency, reducing emergency department door-to-provider time and decreasing patient length of stay.
RTKL’s PAG works to eliminate investment risks through up-front, advanced-performance modeling, taking Evidence-Based Design to a new level. Using the right information applied in a systematic, quantitative way, they help clients run leaner, more effective facilities.