Senior Vice President-Development
Rodney (“Rod”) Huebbers is Senior Vice President Development for Martin Ventures and leads its recently established consulting arm, Embolden Health Partners. Embolden Health Partners works with healthcare organizations to explore approaches in transforming their existing business to thrive in an uncertain healthcare climate.
Prior to joining Martin Ventures, Rod was the Chief Operating Officer of Medicine & Science at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) where he was responsible for developing and implementing the enterprise-wide strategic plan and direction of Medicine and Science, including the implementation of a system-wide clinical research organization with over 60 clinical trials, the development of a multi-site national physician practice model, and the development of a network affiliation model with major oncology centers across the country. Rod has over 30 years of senior level healthcare experience. He joined CTCA after serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of University Health System in Shreveport, Louisiana where he orchestrated the final transition/conversion of University Health System from a public entity under the aegis of Louisiana State University to a private, not-for-profit health system subsidiary of the Biomedical Research Foundation.
Prior to that role, Rod was President and Chief Operating Officer of Tenet Health System’s Detroit Medical Center, where he was responsible for the operation of nine hospitals with over 2,000 licensed beds, including Children’s Hospital of Michigan, the Rehab Institute of Michigan, and the Heart Hospital. Rodney also served as Chief Operating Officer of Vanguard Health System in San Antonio, Texas, overseeing the operation of Baptist Health System and service lines for cardiothoracic medicine, orthopedics, physical rehabilitation medicine, oncology, women’s and children’s health and behavioral health.