Health Care


The health care landscape is facing unprecedented challenges – demographic and fiscal realities are forcing us to plan and deliver health care differently. The need to balance quality, cost effectiveness, and patient experience are driving us to think differently and to collaborate in new ways in order to improve access, coordinate care, and make our health care system more sustainable.

At OPTIMUS | SBR we understand this direction and bring new perspectives and innovative approaches for addressing them. Our team of experienced health care experts are focused on partnering with you to define actionable strategies, design and implement new operating models and to evaluate and improve performance.

Consulting Expertise in the Health Care Sector


  • Corporate Strategic Plans
  • Regional Health System Plans
  • Health Link & Collaborative Partnership Plans
  • Clinical Services Plans
  • Information Management Strategies
  • Business Plans

 Organizational Design

  • Governance Reviews & Frameworks
  • Organizational Reviews
  • Leadership & Governance Coaching
  • Project Management Office Design
  • Integrated Clinical Program Structure Design

 Process & Operations Optimization

  • Operational Reviews
  • Cost Containment Plans
  • Operating Plans
  • Lean Process Redesign
  • Patient Flow Analysis & Optimization
  • Experience-Based Co-Design Facilitation

Funding & Cost Models

  • Health Care Funding Models
  • Outcome-Based Funding Analysis
  • Resource Allocation Models
  • Financial Forecasting Tools
  • Cost & Utilization Analysis

Program Assessment & Evaluation

  • Performance Indicators & Scorecards
  • Reporting and Business Intelligence Frameworks
  • Program Evaluation Models
  • Program Optimization Plans

Needs & Capacity Assessments

  • Population-Based Service Model Design
  • Health System Utilization Analysis
  • Clinical Program & Service Inventories
  • System Capacity Analysis and Plans

 Health Care Toolkits & Guides

  • Condition-Specific Patient & Caregiver Guides
  • Health System Navigation Tools
  • Clinical Pathways
  • Health Tool Market Strategies

We maintain a Vendor of Record status with the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) for Performance Management, a Vendor of Record Status with the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres, and a Vendor of Record with the Ontario Ministry of Government Services.

Some clients we have worked with…


Government Agencies

  • Ministry of Health & Long Term Care
  • Ministry of Children and Youth Services
  • Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
  • Cancer Care Ontario
  • Ontario Health Quality Council
  • Ontario Telemedicine Network


  • Alexandra Hospital
  • Georgian Bay General Hospital
  • Cambridge Memorial Hospital
  • Credit Valley Hospital Foundation
  • Hamilton Health Sciences
  • Hotel-Dieu Grace Hospital
  • Grand River Hospital
  • Grey Bruce Health Services
  • Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital
  • London Health Science Centre
  • London Regional Cancer Centre
  • Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare
  • Northumberland Hills Hospital
  • Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital
  • The Ottawa Hospital
  • Peterborough Regional Health Centre
  • Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital
  • Toronto East General Hospital
  • Trillium Health Centre Foundation
  • Rouge Valley Health System
  • Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre
  • Southlake Regional Health Centre
  • St. Joseph’s Health Centre London
  • Windsor Regional Hospital

Mental Health and Addictions

  • Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
  • Canadian Mental Health Association
  • Homewood Health Centre
  • Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Services
  • Royal Ottawa Health Care Group

Primary, Home and Community Care

  • Bayshore Home Health
  • North Perth Family Health Team
  • Spectrum Healthcare
  • Stratford Family Health Team

Local Health Integration Networks (LHIN)

  • Central East LHIN
  • Central West LHIN
  • Erie St. Clair LHIN
  • Mississauga Halton LHIN
  • North East LHIN
  • South East LHIN
  • South West LHIN
  • Waterloo Wellington LHIN

Community Care Access Centres (CCAC)

  • Ontario Association of CCAC
  • Central CCAC
  • Central East CCAC
  • Central West CCAC
  • Champlain CCAC
  • Erie St. Clair CCAC
  • Mississauga Halton CCAC
  • North Simcoe Muskoka CCAC
  • North West CCAC
  • South East CCAC
  • South West CCAC
  • Toronto Central CCAC
  • Waterloo Wellington CCAC

Long-Term Care Facilities

  • Belmont House
  • Christie Gardens
  • Halton Region Long-Term Care
  • Kensington Health Centre
  • Leisureworld Senior Care
  • Niagara Region Long-Term Care
  • Ontario Long-Term Care Association
  • Revera Home Health

Not-for-Profits and Associations

  • Alzheimer Society of Toronto
  • Canadian Dental Association
  • Canadian Diabetes Association
  • College of Dental Hygienists
  • College of Dietitians of Ontario
  • Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA)
  • Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
  • Heart & Stroke Foundation
  • North Simcoe Muskoka Palliative Care Network
  • Ontario Dental Association
  • Ontario Nurses’ Association
  • Prostate Cancer Canada